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Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act of 2017
To reaffirm the action of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for the benefit of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians, and for other purposes.
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill ratifies and confirms the actions of the Department of the Interior to: (1) take approximately 1,427 acres of land in Santa Barbara County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, (2) assume jurisdiction over the appeals relating to the acquisition of this land, and (3) dismiss those appeals. The land is made part of the Santa Ynez Indian Reservation. The bill removes restrictions on the land pursuant to certain state laws. Gaming is prohibited on this land.
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
Committee on Indian Affairs
- senate Committees
- The house Passed November 28th, 2017Passed by Voice Vote
For Indigenous Peoples of the United StatesCommittee on Natural ResourcesIntroducedMarch 10th, 2017
- house Committees