Senate Conferees agree to House demand to re-open public land claims
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By: L.N. Reklai
September 23, 2016 (Koror) Senate JGA Conferee members agreed to the House version of bill 9-209,25S,HD1, to restore language re-opening untimely public land claims, open new claims for public lands and prohibit State land authorities from becoming party to public land claims, at conference committee meeting yesterday. The bill will also restore Land Court’s ability to hear land claims and make land ownership determinations.