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S. 1822 (114th): A bill to take certain Federal land located in Tuolumne County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Jan 12, 2016 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 347

114th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 1822

[Report No. 114–203]

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 21, 2015

(for herself and Mrs. Feinstein) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs

January 12, 2016

Reported by , with an amendment

Insert the part printed in italic

A BILL

To take certain Federal land located in Tuolumne County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians, and for other purposes.

1.

Land into Trust

(a)

Federal land

Subject to valid existing rights, all right, title, and interest (including improvements and appurtenances) of the United States in and to the Federal land described in subsection (b) shall be held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians for nongaming purposes.

(b)

Land Description

The land taken into trust under subsection (a) is the approximately 80 acres of Federal land under the administrative jurisdiction of the United States Forest Service, located in Tuolumne County, California, and described as follows:

(1)

Southwest 1/4 of Southwest 1/4 of Section 2, Township 1 North, Range 16 East.

(2)

Northeast 1/4 of Northwest 1/4 of Section 11, Township 1 North, Range 16 East of the Mount Diablo Meridian.

(c)

Gaming

Class II and class III gaming (as those terms are defined in section 4 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (25 U.S.C. 2703)) shall not be permitted at any time on the land taken into trust under subsection (a).

January 12, 2016

Reported with an amendment