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This document, which is undated, is a draft of bill to be introduced in the United States (US) House of Representatives during the first session of the 83rd Congress by US Representative Usher Burdick.
The draft sets out to authorize, and directs the US Treasury to pay, a sum of $501,500 to the Sanish-Van Hook Elevator and Indian Lots Committee of Sanish, North Dakota, who would equitably distribute the funds among "owners of buildings and other improvements on lands to the extent that such owners have incurred, or shall incur, losses of or damages to such buildings and other improvements by reason of the creation of the Garrison Reservoir, Missouri River Basin, North Dakota, and the inundation of land in Sanish and Van Hook, North Dakota."
The draft also sets out the conditions and some restrictions regarding the distribution of these funds.
The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion
The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Treasury, Sanish-Van Hook Elevator and Indian Lots Committee
Usher L. Burdick
Burdick, Usher L., "Draft of Bill For the Relief of Certain Owners of Buildings and Other Improvements on Land Situated in Sanish and Van Hook, North Dakota, Which Will Be Inundated by the Creation of the Garrison Reservoir, Undated" (2022). Usher Burdick Papers. 428.