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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1987

PUBLIC LAW 100-241—FEB. 3, 1988

101 STAT. 1795

diate family who are Natives or descendants of Natives, the first right to purchase, on reasonable terms, the Replacement Common Stock of the shareholder prior to the sale or transfer of such stock (other than a transfer by will or intestate succession) to any other party, including a transfer in satisfaction of a lien, writ of attachment, judgment execution, pledge, or other encumbrance; and "(iii) any other term, restriction, limitation, or provision authorized by the laws of the State. "(E) Replacement Common Stock shall not be subjected to a lien or judgment execution based upon any asserted or unasserted legal obligation of the original recipient arising prior to the issuance of such stock.".

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VILLAGE, URBAN, AND GROUP CORPORATIONS

SEC. 6. Subsection (c) of section 8 (43 U.S.C. 1607(c)) is amended to read as follows: "(c) APPLICABILITY OF SECTION 7.—The provisions of subsections (g), (h), and (o) of section 7 shall apply in all respects to Village Corporations, Urban Corporations, and Group Corporations.". PROCEDURES FOR CONSIDERING AMENDMENTS AND RESOLUTIONS

SEC. 7. The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act is further amended by adding the following new section: "PROCEDURES FOR CONSIDERING AMENDMENTS AND RESOLUTIONS

"SEC. 36. (a) COVERAGE.—Notwithstanding any provision of the articles of incorporation and bylaws of a Native Corporation or of the laws of the State, except those related to proxy statements and solicitations that are not inconsistent with this section— "(1) an amendment to the articles of incorporation of a Native Corporation authorized by subsections (g) and (h) of section 7, subsection (d)(1)(B) of this section, or section 37; "(2) a resolution authorized by section 38(a)(2); "(3) a resolution to establish a Settlement Trust; or "(4) a resolution to convey all or substantially all of the assets of a Native (Corporation to a Settlement Trust pursuant to section 39(a)(l); shall be considered in accordance with the provisions of this section. "(b) BASIC PROCEDURE.—(1) An amendment or resolution described in subsection (a) may be approved by the board of directors of a Native Corporation in accordance with its bylaws. If the board approves the amendment or resolution, it shall direct that the amendment or resolution be submitted to a vote of the shareholders at the next annual meeting or at a special meeting (if the board, at its discretion, schedules such special meeting). One or more such amendments or resolutions may be submitted to the shareholders and voted upon at one meeting. "(2)(A) A written notice (including a proxy statement if required under applicable law), setting forth the amendment or resolution approved pursuant to paragraph (1) (and, at the discretion of the board, a summary of the changes to be effected) together with any amendment or resolution submitted pursuant to subsection (c) and the statements described therein shall be sent, not less than fifty days nor more than sixty days prior to the meeting of the

43 USC I629b.