25 CFR § 169.116 - Must a right-of-way specify who receives monetary compensation payments?
(2) There are 10 or fewer beneficial owners; and
(1) The right-of-way document must include provisions for proof of payment upon our request.
(5) Direct payments must continue through the duration of the right-of-way, except that:
(ii) The grantee must make an individual Indian landowner's payment to us if that individual Indian landowner dies, is declared non compos mentis, owes a debt resulting in an encumbered account, or his or her whereabouts become unknown.