Summary: H.R.4228 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (09/30/1994)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Auburn Indian Restoration

Title II: Choctaw Indians Recognition

Title I: Auburn Indian Restoration - Auburn Indian Restoration Act - Extends Federal recognition and restores rights and privileges to the United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria of California (Tribe).

Directs the Secretary of the Interior to: (1) establish an economic development plan for the Tribe; (2) compile a tribal membership roll; (3) conduct elections for adoption of a tribal constitution and for tribal officials; and (4) accept and hold land in trust for the Tribe.

Title II: Choctaw Indians Recognition - Mowa Band of Choctaw Indians Recognition Act - Extends Federal recognition and associated services and benefits to the Mowa Band of Choctaw Indians of Alabama. Restores Federal rights and privileges abrogated by earlier statutes.

Approves and ratifies the cession to the United States of all historical tribal lands of the Band.

Extinguishes all specified claims against the United States, a State or local government, or any other person or entity, by the Band arising subsequent to such cession, and based upon any interest in or right involving the land.

Prohibits the Band from using its Federal recognition to assert any historical land claim.

Transfers all interests in lands held by the Band to the United States, to be held in trust for the benefit of the Band.