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House Bill 164
117th Congress(2021-2022)
To authorize the Seminole Tribe of Florida to lease or transfer certain land, and for other purposes.
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Introduced in House on Jan 4, 2021
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H. R. 164 (Introduced-in-House)


117th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 164


To authorize the Seminole Tribe of Florida to lease or transfer certain land, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 4, 2021

Mr. Soto introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To authorize the Seminole Tribe of Florida to lease or transfer certain land, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Approval not required to validate certain land transactions of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

(a) In general.—Notwithstanding any other provision of law, without further approval, ratification, or authorization by the United States, the Seminole Tribe of Florida may lease, sell, convey, warrant, or otherwise transfer all or any part of the interest of the Seminole Tribe of Florida in any real property that is not held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

(b) Trust land not affected.—Nothing in this section—

(1) authorizes the Seminole Tribe of Florida to lease, sell, convey, warrant, or otherwise transfer all or any part of an interest in any real property that is held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Seminole Tribe of Florida; or

(2) affects the operation of any law governing leasing, selling, conveying, warranting, or otherwise transferring any interest in any real property that is held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.