Claims Resolution Act

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Overview of Law

Provides funding for settlement of lawsuits by black farmers for past discrimination in loans and also royalties paid to Indian tribes for incorrect accounting on mineral leases

Claims Resolution Act Benefits & Positives

DatePositive Result\BenefitRank
12/08/10$3.4 billion settlement for Native Americans against the US government arising from incorrect accounting for royalties on mineral leases
12/08/10$1.5 billion awarded to some 75,000 black farmers who were victims of discrimination in applying for farm loans from 1983 to 1997