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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 16, 2016 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 403

114th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 818

[Report No. 114–230]

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

March 16, 2016

Reported by , with an amendment

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

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

.

1.

Additional land for Grand Ronde reservation

Section 1 of Public Law 100–425 (commonly known as the Grand Ronde Reservation Act) (25 U.S.C. 713f note; 102 Stat. 1594; 104 Stat. 207; 108 Stat. 708; 108 Stat. 4566; 112 Stat. 1896), is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a)—

(A)

in the first sentence—

(i)

by striking Subject to valid existing rights, including (but not limited to) all and inserting the following:

(1)

In general

Subject to valid existing rights, including all

; and

(ii)

by inserting (referred to in this Act as the Tribes) before the period at the end;

(B)

in the second sentence, by striking Such land and inserting the following:

(2)

Treatment

The land referred to in paragraph (1)

; and

(C)

by adding at the end the following:

(3)

Additional trust acquisitions

(A)

In general

The Secretary may accept title in and to any additional real property located within the boundaries of the original 1857 reservation of the Tribes (as established by the Executive order dated June 30, 1857, and 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 Tribes.

(B)

Treatment of trust land

(i)

In general

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

(ii)

Gaming

(I)

In general

Except as provided in subclause (II), real property taken into trust pursuant to this paragraph shall not be eligible, or used, for any class II gaming or class III gaming (as those terms are defined in section 4 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (25 U.S.C. 2703)).

(II)

Exception

Subclause (I) shall not apply to any real property located within 2 miles of the gaming facility in existence on the date of enactment of this paragraph located on State Highway 18 in the Grand Ronde community, Oregon.

(C)

Reservation

All real property taken into trust within the boundaries described in subparagraph (A) at any time after September 9, 1988, shall be considered to be a part of the reservation of the Tribes.

; 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 the approximately 11,349.92; and

(B)

by striking the table and inserting the following:

SouthWestSectionSubdivisionAcres
4836SE1/4 SE1/440
4731Lots 1,2, NE1/4, E1/2 NW1/4320.89
576All634.02
577All638.99
5718Lots 1 & 2, NE1/4, E1/2 NW1/4320.07
581SE1/4160
583All635.60
587All661.75
588All640
589All640
5810All640
5811All640
5812All640
5813All640
5814All640
5815All640
5816All640
5817All640
681SW1/4 SW1/4, W1/2 SE1/4 SW1/453.78
681S1/2 E1/2 SE1/4 SW1/410.03
677, 8, 17, 18Former tax lot 800, located within the SE1/4 SE1/4 of sec. 7; SW1/4 SW1/4 of sec. 8; NW1/4 NW1/4 of sec. 17; and NE1/4 NE1/4 of sec. 185.55
4730Lots 3,4, SW1/4 NE1/4, SE1/4 NW1/4, E1/2 SW1/4241.06
681N1/2 SW1/429.59
6812W1/2 SW1/4 NE1/4, SE1/4 SW1/4 NE1/4 NW1/4, N1/2 SE1/4 NW1/4, N1/2 SW1/4 SW1/4 SE1/421.70
6813W1/2 E1/2 NW1/4 NW1/45.31
677E1/2 E1/257.60
678SW1/4 SW1/4 NW1/4, W1/2 SW1/422.46
6717NW1/4 NW1/4, N1/2 SW1/4 NW1/410.84
6718E1/2 NE1/443.42
681 W½ SE¼ SE¼20.6
681N½ SW¼ SE¼ 19.99
681SE¼ NE¼ 9.99
681NE¼ SW¼10.46
681NE¼ SW¼, NW¼ SW¼ 12.99
676SW¼ NW¼ 37.39
675SE¼ SW¼ 24.87
675, 8SW¼ SE¼ of sec. 5; and NE¼ NE¼, NW¼ NE¼, NE¼ NW¼ of sec. 8 109.9
681 NW¼ SE¼ 31.32
681 NE¼ SW¼ 8.89
681SW¼ NE¼, NW¼ NE¼78.4
678, 17SW¼ SW¼ of sec. 8; and NE¼ NW¼, NW¼ NW¼ of sec. 1714.33
6717NW¼ NW¼6.68
6812SW¼ NE¼8.19
681SE¼ SW¼2.0
681SW¼ SW¼5.05
6812SE¼, SW¼54.64
6717, 18SW¼, NW¼ of sec. 17; and SE¼, NE¼ of sec. 18136.83
681SW¼ SE¼20.08
675NE¼ SE¼, SE¼ SE¼, E½ SE¼ SW¼97.38
4731SE¼159.60
6717NW¼ NW¼3.14
6812NW¼ SE¼1.10
678SW¼ SW¼0.92
6812NE¼ NW¼1.99
67, 87, 12NW¼ NW¼ of sec. 7; and S1/2 NE1/4 E1/2 NE1/4 NE1/4 of sec. 1286.48
6812NE¼ NW¼1.56
67,86,1W½ SW¼ SW¼ of sec. 6; and E1/2 SE1/4 SE1/4 of sec. 135.82
675E½ NW¼ SE¼19.88
6812NW¼ NE¼0.29
681SE¼ SW¼2.5
678NE¼ NW¼7.16
681SE¼ SW¼5.5
681SE¼ NW¼1.34
Total11,349.92.

.

March 16, 2016

Reported with an amendment