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98TH CONGRESS

1ST SESSION

S. 2061

To declare certain lands held by the Seneca Nation of Indians to be part of the

Allegany Reservation in the State of New York.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

NOVEMBER 4 (legislative day, OCTOBER 31), 1983 Mr. MOYNIHAN (for himself and Mr. D'AMATO) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Select Committee on Indian Affairs

A BILL To declare certain lands held by the Seneca Nation of Indians

to be part of the Allegany Reservation in the State of New York.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa

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tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

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(1) to be part of the Allegany Reservation in the

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(2) to have the status of tribal lands for purposes

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(b) The lands referred to in subsection (a) are the lands

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held by the Seneca Nation of Indians and more particularly

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(1) All that piece or parcel of land acquired by the Seneca Nation of Indians from the State of New York,

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Department of Transportation, pursuant to a deed dated September 2, 1981, situate in lots numbered 24,

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25, 26, 28, and 29, township numbered 2, range num

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bered 7, in the town of Red House, county of Cattar

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augus, State of New York, and consisting of seven

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hundred and ninety-five acres, more or less.

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(2) All that piece or parcel of land acquired by the

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Seneca Nation of Indians from the State of New York,

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Department of Transportation, pursuant to a deed dated February 26, 1982, situate in lot numbered 14,

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township numbered 2, range numbered 8, town of Cold Spring, county of Cattaraugus, State of New York, and

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98TH CONGRESS

1st SESSION

S. 2177

To provide for the use and distribution of the Lake Superior and Mississippi Bands

of Chippewa Indians judgment funds in docket 18-S and the Lake Superior Band of Chippewa Indians judgment funds in docket 18-U, before the Indian Claims Commission, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

NOVEMBER 18 (legislative day, NOVEMBER 14), 1983 Mr. Boschwitz (for himself and Mr. DURENBERGER) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Select Committee on Indian Affairs

A BILL

To provide for the use and distribution of the Lake Superior and

Mississippi Bands of Chippewa Indians judgment funds in
docket 18-S and the Lake Superior Band of Chippewa
Indians judgment funds in docket 18-U, before the Indian
Claims Commission, and for other purposes.

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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa

2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, 3 That, notwithstanding any other law, the funds appropriated 4 by the Act of March 7, 1978 (31 U.S.C. 724a, as amended), 5 in satisfaction of a judgment awarded to the Lake Superior 6 and Mississippi Bands of Chippewa Indians in the State of 7 Minnesota in docket 18-S, and in satisfaction of a judgment 1 awarded to the Lake Superior Band of Chippewa Indians in

2 the State of Minnesota in docket 18-U, of the Indian Claims

3 Commission, less attorney fees and litigation expenses, but

4 including all interest and investment income, shall be used 5 and distributed as provided in this Act.

6 SECTION 1. The Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter 7 referred to as the "Secretary') shall divide docket 18-S

8 funds as follows

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(a) two-thirds among the Lake Superior Band of

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(b) one-third among the Mississippi Band of Chip

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SEC. 2. The Secretary shall divide the funds referred to

14 in sections 1 and 4 on the basis of the population and reser15 vation community groups as reflected in the census and annu

16 ity rolls for the period 1937-1941 and as specified in this

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SEC. 3. (a) Of the funds referred to in section 1(a), the

19 respective shares of the Lake Superior Band of Chippewa

20 Indians enrolled in the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, by reser

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(3) Nett Lake Reservation, including Vermillion

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Lake and Deer Creek (Bois Forte Band), 704/16061;

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and

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(4) White Earth Tovation, 148/16061.

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(b) Of the funds referred to in section 1(b), the respective

6 shares of the Mississippi Band of Chippewa Indians enrolled 7 in the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, by reservation affiliation,

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(1) Mille Lacs Reservation, 569/16061;

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(2) White Earth Reservation, 6431/16061; and

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(3) Leech Lake Reservation, 624/16061.

12 SEC. 4. The Secretary shall divide docket 18-U funds 13 among the Lake Superior Band of Chippewa Indians enrolled

14 in the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, according to reservation

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Lake and Deer Creek (Bois Forte Band), 70478437;

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and

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(d) White Earth Reservation, 148/8437.

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SEC. 5. Twenty per centum of the funds apportioned

23 under sections 3 and 4 shall be held in trust by the Secretary

24 for the benefit of the respective bands of the Minnesota Chip25 pewa Tribe and shall be administered or invested by the Sec

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