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S. 2716: A bill to amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 28, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2716

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

October 28, 2019

(for himself and Mr. Wyden) 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, and for other purposes.

1.

Grand Ronde Reservation Act amendment

Section 1(d) of Public Law 100–425 (commonly known as the Grand Ronde Reservation Act) (102 Stat. 1594) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (1) by striking lands within the State of Oregon and inserting the 84 acres known as the Thompson Strip;

(2)

by redesignating paragraph (2) as paragraph (4); and

(3)

by inserting after paragraph (1) the following:

(2)

Gaming prohibition

Any real property transferred to the Tribes as part of a land claim settlement approved by the United States 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)).

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2.

Treaty rights of federally recognized Tribes

Nothing in this Act, or the amendments made by this Act, shall be construed to enlarge, confirm, adjudicate, affect, or modify any treaty right of an Indian tribe (as defined in section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 5304)).