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Text of To provide for the addition of certain real property to the reservation of the Siletz Tribe in the State of ...

...the State of Oregon.

This bill was introduced on July 18, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 18, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6141

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 18, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To provide for the addition of certain real property to the reservation of the Siletz Tribe in the State of Oregon.

1.

Treatment of certain property of the Siletz tribe of the State of Oregon

Section 7 of the Siletz Tribe Indian Restoration Act (25 U.S.C. 711e) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(f)

Treatment of certain property

(1)

In general

The Secretary may accept title to any additional number of acres of real property located within the boundaries of the original 1855 Siletz Coast Reservation established by Executive Order dated November 9, 1855, comprised of land within the political boundaries of Benton, Douglas, Lane, Lincoln, Tillamook, and Yamhill Counties in the State of Oregon, if that real property is conveyed or otherwise transferred to the United States by or on behalf of the tribe. Land to which title is accepted by the Secretary under this paragraph shall be held by the Secretary in trust for the tribe.

(2)

Treatment as part of reservation

All real property that is taken into trust under paragraph (1) shall—

(A)

be considered and evaluated as an on-reservation acquisition under part 151.10 of title 25, Code of Federal Regulations (or successor regulations); and

(B)

become part of the reservation of the tribe.

(3)

Prohibition on gaming

Any real property taken into trust under paragraph (1) shall not be eligible, or used, for any gaming activity carried out under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (25 U.S.C.A. 2701 et seq.).

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