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Text of the To clarify authority granted under the Act entitled “An Act to define the exterior boundary of the Uintah and Ouray ...

...Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in the State of Utah, and for other purposes”.

This bill was introduced on March 11, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Mar 11, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1053

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 11, 2011

(for himself and Mr. Bishop of Utah) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To clarify authority granted under the Act entitled An Act to define the exterior boundary of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in the State of Utah, and for other purposes.

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Clarification of authority

The Act entitled An Act to define the exterior boundary of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in the State of Utah, and for other purposes, approved March 11, 1948 (62 Stat. 72), as amended by the Act entitled An Act to amend the Act extending the exterior boundary of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in the State of Utah so as to authorize such State to exchange certain mineral lands for other lands mineral in character approved August 9, 1955, (69 Stat. 544), is further amended adding at the end the following:

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In order to further clarify authorizations under this Act, the State of Utah is hereby authorized to relinquish for the benefit of the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation school or other State-owned subsurface mineral lands located beneath the surface estate delineated in Public Law 440 (approved March 11, 1948) and south of the border between Grand County, Utah, and Uintah County, Utah, and select in lieu of such relinquished lands, on an acre-for-acre basis, any subsurface mineral lands of the United States located beneath the surface estate delineated in Public Law 440 (approved March 11, 1948) and north of the border between Grand County, Utah, and Uintah County, Utah.

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