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S. 818 (114th): A bill to amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to make technical corrections, and for other purposes.

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 19, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 818

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 19, 2015

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

A BILL

To amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to make technical corrections, and for other purposes.

1.

Additional land for reservation

Section 1 of the Act entitled An Act to establish a reservation for the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon, and for other purposes, approved September 9, 1988 (Public Law 100–425; 102 Stat. 1594; 102 Stat. 2939; 104 Stat. 207; 106 Stat. 3255; 108 Stat. 708; 108 Stat. 4566; 112 Stat. 1896), is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a)—

(A)

by striking Subject to valid and inserting the following:

(1)

In general

Subject to valid

; and

(B)

by adding after paragraph (1) (as designated by subparagraph (A)) the following:

(2)

Additional trust acquisitions

(A)

In general

The Secretary may accept title to any additional number of acres of real property located within the boundaries of the original 1857 reservation of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon established by Executive order dated June 30, 1857, comprised of land within the political boundaries of Polk and Yamhill Counties, Oregon, if that real property is conveyed or otherwise transferred to the United States by or on behalf of the Tribe.

(B)

Treatment of trust land

(i)

In general

Applications to take land into trust within the boundaries of the original 1857 reservation shall be treated by the Secretary as an on-reservation trust acquisition.

(ii)

Gaming

Any real property taken into trust under this paragraph shall not be eligible, or used, for any Class II or Class III gaming activity carried out under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.), except for real property within 2 miles of the gaming facility in existence on the date of enactment of this paragraph that is located on State Highway 18 in the Grand Ronde community of Oregon.

(C)

Reservation

All real property taken into trust within those boundaries at any time after September 9, 1988, shall be part of the reservation of the Tribe.

; and

(2)

in subsection (c)—

(A)

in the matter preceding the table, by striking in subsection (a) are approximately 10,311.60 and inserting in subsection (a)(1) are approximately 11,349.92; and

(B)

in the table—

(i)

by striking the following:

678Tax lot 8005.55

,

and inserting the following:

677, 8, 17, 18Former tax lot 800, located within the SE ¼ SE ¼ of Section 7; SW ¼ SW ¼ of Section 8; NW ¼ NW ¼ of Section 17; and NE ¼ NE ¼ of Section 185.55

;

(ii)

in the acres column of the last item added by section 2(a)(1) of Public Law 103–445 (108 Stat. 4566), by striking 240 and inserting 241.06; and

(iii)

by striking all text after

6718 E ½ NE ¼43.42

,

and inserting the following:

681 W ½ SE ¼ SE ¼20.6
681N ½ SW ¼ SE ¼ 19.99
681SE ¼ NE ¼ 9.99
681NE ¼ SW ¼10.46
681NE ¼ SW ¼, NW ¼ SW ¼ 12.99
676SW ¼ NW ¼ 37.39
675SE ¼ SW ¼ 24.87
675, 8SW ¼ SE ¼ of Section 5; and NE ¼ NE ¼, NW ¼ NE ¼, NE ¼ NW ¼ of Section 8 109.9
681 NW ¼ SE ¼ 31.32
681 NE ¼ SW ¼ 8.89
681SW ¼ NE ¼, NW ¼ NE ¼78.4
678, 17SW ¼ SW ¼ of Section 8; and NE ¼ NW ¼, NW ¼ NW ¼ of Section 1714.33
6717NW¼ NW ¼6.68
6812SW ¼ NE¼8.19
681SE ¼ SW ¼2.0
681SW ¼ SW ¼5.05
6812SE ¼, SW ¼54.64
6717, 18SW ¼, NW ¼ of Section 17; and SE ¼, NE ¼ of Section 18136.83
681SW ¼ SE ¼20.08
675NE ¼ SE ¼, SE ¼ SE ¼, E ½ SE ¼ SW ¼97.38
4731SE ¼159.60
6717NW ¼ NW ¼3.14
6812NW ¼ SE ¼1.10
678SW ¼ SW ¼0.92
6812NE ¼ NW ¼1.99
677NW ¼ NW ¼ of Section 7; and
6812S ½ NE ¼, E ½ NE ¼ NE ¼ of Section 1286.48
6812NE ¼ NW ¼1.56
676W ½ SW ¼ SW ¼ of Section 6; and
681E ½ SE ¼ SE ¼ of Section 135.82
675E ½ NW ¼ SE ¼19.88
6812NW ¼ NE ¼0.29
681SE ¼ SW ¼2.5
678NE ¼ NW ¼7.16
681SE ¼ SW ¼5.5
681SE ¼ NW ¼1.34
   Total11,349.92

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