H.R.1554 - Fountainhead Property Land Transfer Act

To take certain property in McIntosh County, Oklahoma, into trust for the benefit of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)

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  • Official: To take certain property in McIntosh County, Oklahoma, into trust for the benefit of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Fountainhead Property Land Transfer Act as introduced.
  • Short: Fountainhead Property Land Transfer Act as reported to house.
  • Short: Fountainhead Property Land Transfer Act as passed house.

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Result: Passed - June 30, 2010

Roll call number 411 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 1554 Fountainhead Property Land Transfer Act

 

Official Summary

Fountainhead Property Land Transfer Act - Requires, immediately after completion of a survey required by this Act, receipt of consideration and costs, and satisfaction of all terms specified by the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of the Army, the transfer of administrative juris

Official Summary

Fountainhead Property Land Transfer Act - Requires, immediately after completion of a survey required by this Act, receipt of consideration and costs, and satisfaction of all terms specified by the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of the Army, the transfer of administrative jurisdiction over specified federal property in McIntosh County, Oklahoma, within the boundary of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation (the Tribe), from the Secretary of the Army to the Secretary of the Interior, who shall take such land into trust for the benefit of the Tribe. Requires the Tribe to pay:
(1) to the Secretary of the Army fair market value for the property; and
(2) all costs and administrative expenses associated with the transfer of administrative jurisdiction of the property and the taking of it into trust, including costs of the survey and any environmental remediation. Subjects the transfer of administrative jurisdiction of the property and the taking of it into trust to such other terms and conditions such Secretaries consider appropriate for the protection of U.S. interests, including reservation of flowage easements for the Lake Eufaula project. Prohibits the Tribe from conducting gaming activities on land taken into trust pursuant to this Act:
(1) as a matter of claimed inherent authority; or
(2) under any federal law, including the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and any regulations promulgated by the Secretary or the National Indian Gaming Commission pursuant to such Act.

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