S1285: Oregon Tribal Economic Development Act

By | March 12, 2018
Seal of the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs

Seal of the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs

Allows five Oregon tribes to sell their land not held in trust by the Federal government.

Official Summary

Oregon Tribal Economic Development Act

This bill allows the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon, the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon, the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, and the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians to lease, sell, convey, warrant, or transfer their real property that is not held in trust by the United States.

Passed House
Passed Senate
2017-11-29
Signed by President
Became Public Law

Amendments

Amended in committee.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]

Cosponsors: Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]

Votes

Passed Senate by Unanimous Consent.

Related bill:  HR 3225 (Identical bill)

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