Legislation

Oct 29 2013

S. 1605

Long Title: A bill for the relief of Michael G. Faber.

Sponsors: Ms. Murkowski

STATUS:

  • October 29, 2013.--Introduced.

S.1605

For the relief of Michael G. Faber. (Introduced in Senate - IS)

S 1605 IS

113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1605

For the relief of Michael G. Faber.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
October 29, 2013

Ms. MURKOWSKI introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

For the relief of Michael G. Faber.

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

SECTION 1. REINSTATEMENT TO SEALASKA CORPORATION.

    (a) Definitions- In this section:
      (1) AFFECTED INDIVIDUAL- The term `affected individual' means Michael G. Faber, who--
        (A) is a former resident of the State of Alaska; and
        (B) was previously enrolled in Sealaska Corporation under roll number 13-752-39665-01.
      (2) SECRETARY- The term `Secretary' means the Secretary of the Interior.
    (b) Revocation of Membership in Metlakatla Indian Community- Effective on the date on which the affected individual submits written notice to the Metlakatla Indian Community revoking the membership of the affected individual in the Metlakatla Indian Community, the membership of the affected individual in the Metlakatla Indian Community shall be considered to be revoked.
    (c) Reinstatement- Notwithstanding any other provision of law, pursuant to section 5 of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1604), the Secretary shall, immediately after the affected individual submits the notice under subsection (b)--
      (1) reinstate the affected individual to the shareholder roll of Sealaska Corporation; and
      (2) ensure the provision to the affected individual of the number of shares originally allocated to the affected individual by Sealaska Corporation.
    (d) Effect of Section- Nothing in this section provides to the affected individual any retroactive benefit relating to membership in--
      (1) Sealaska Corporation; or
        (2) the Metlakatla Indian Community.