Fee-to-Trust Rule Finalized

Contact: Gabriela Rios and Theodore J. Griswold, Procopio
Posted May 20, 2016

Earlier this week, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) announced its Final Rule regarding title evidence for trust land acquisitions. Although it was originally intended to go into effect on April 15, 2016, as described in Trust Lands an Easier Target for Tribes, it extended the postponed the effective date to May 16, 2016 to review comments and make technical revisions. Click here to read the full article.