Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 205
July 30, 2012
On Monday, July 30, 2012, the President signed into law:
H.R. 205, the "Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Home Ownership Act of 2012" or the "HEARTH Act of 2012," which authorizes applicable Federally recognized Indian tribes to lease restricted lands for business, agricultural, public, religious, educational, recreational, or residential purposes without the express approval of the Secretary of the Interior.
Barack Obama, Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 205 Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/310001