About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to establish a fair and consistent National Policy for the resolution of claims based on a purported lack of Congressional approval of ancient Indian land transfers and to clear the titles of lands subject to such claims.
- Summary (CRS)
2/9/1982--Introduced.Ancient Indian Land Claims Settlement Act of 1982 - Ratifies the transfers of land or natural resources within the States of New York or South Carolina, which were made on ...
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Feb 9, 1982
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5494”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
9 cosponsors (8R, 1D)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 9, 1982
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5494 — 97th Congress: Ancient Indian Land Claims Settlement Act of 1982. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5494
“H.R. 5494 — 97th Congress: Ancient Indian Land Claims Settlement Act of 1982.” www.GovTrack.us. 1982. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hr5494>
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