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H.R. 1609 (106th): To amend Public Law 105-188 to provide for the mineral leasing of certain Indian lands in Oklahoma.

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 28, 1999 (Introduced).


HR 1609 IH

106th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1609

To amend Public Law 105-188 to provide for the mineral leasing of certain Indian lands in Oklahoma.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 28, 1999

Mr. LUCAS of Oklahoma introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Resources


A BILL

To amend Public Law 105-188 to provide for the mineral leasing of certain Indian lands in Oklahoma.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. MINERAL LEASING OF CERTAIN INDIAN LANDS IN OKLAHOMA.

    Public Law 105-188 (112 Stat. 620 and 621) is amended--

      (1) in the title, by inserting ‘and certain former Indian reservations in Oklahoma’ after ‘Fort Berthold Indian Reservation’; and

      (2) in section 1--

        (A) by striking the section heading and inserting the following:

‘SECTION 1. LEASES OF CERTAIN ALLOTTED LANDS.’;

        and

        (B) in subsection (a)(1)(A), by striking clause (i) and inserting the following:

          ‘(i) is located within--

            ‘(I) the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota; or

            ‘(II) a former Indian reservation located in Oklahoma of--

‘(aa) the Comanche Indian Tribe;

‘(bb) the Kiowa Indian Tribe;

‘(cc) the Apache Tribe;

‘(dd) the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma;

‘(ee) the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco, and Tawakonie) located in Oklahoma;

‘(ff) the Delaware Tribe of Western Oklahoma; or

‘(gg) the Caddo Indian Tribe; and’.