June 25, 2008(Key vote)
Title: Bay Mills Indian Community Land Claim Bill
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that would settle the Bay Mills Indian Community's land claim to the Charlotte Beach Lands by providing the Community with alternative lands.
-Requires the Secretary of the Interior to take the alternative lands into trust for the Bay Mills Indian Community upon the fulfillment of certain preliminary requirements, at which time the lands shall become part of the Community's reservation (Sec. 2).
-Extinguishes the Bay Mills Indian Community's claims to the Charlotte Beach lands (Sec. 2).
-Specifies that there shall be no prohibition on gaming in the lands designated to be taken into trust for the Bay Mills Indian Community (Sec. 2).