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S. 1149 - To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to repeal a provision limiting the export of timber harvested from land conveyed to the Kake Tribal Corporation under that Act.

Introduced: 2017-05-17
Bill Status: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 679.
 

This bill amends the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to revise provisions regarding timber from land transferred to the Kake Tribal Corporation, an Alaska Native village corporation. The bill repeals prohibitions on: (1) exporting from Alaska unprocessed logs from the land, and (2) the corporation conveying timber from the land to a person for export from Alaska.

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115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1149


    To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to repeal a provision limiting the export of timber harvested from land conveyed to the Kake Tribal Corporation under that Act.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 17, 2017

    Ms. Murkowski introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

    To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to repeal a provision limiting the export of timber harvested from land conveyed to the Kake Tribal Corporation under that Act.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Repeal of provision limiting the export of timber harvested from certain Kake Tribal Corporation land.

Section 42 of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1629h) is amended—

(1) by striking subsection (h);

(2) by redesignating subsection (i) as subsection (h); and

(3) in subsection (h) (as so redesignated), in the first sentence, by striking “and to provide” and all that follows through “subsection (h)”.


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