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Text of the A bill to clarify authority granted under the Act entitled “An Act to define the exterior boundary of the Uintah ...

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

This bill was introduced on June 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 15, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1209

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 15, 2011

(for himself and Mr. Lee) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and 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.

1.

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; 69 Stat. 544), is amended by adding at the end the following:

5.

Clarification of authority

(a)

In general

The State of Utah is authorized to relinquish for the benefit of the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation any school or other State-owned subsurface mineral land that is located—

(1)

beneath the surface estate described in this Act; and

(2)

south of the border between Grand County, Utah, and Uintah County, Utah.

(b)

Exchange

In exchange for any land relinquished under subsection (a), the United States shall transfer to the State of Utah, on an acre-for-acre basis, any subsurface mineral land of the United States that the State of Utah requests that is located—

(1)

beneath the surface estate described in this Act; and

(2)

north of the border between Grand County, Utah, and Uintah County, Utah.

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