S. 1291 (95th): An Act to declare that certain lands of the United States situated in the State of Oklahoma ...

...are held by the United States in trust for the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, and to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to accept convey

95th Congress, 1977–1978. Text as of Jul 28, 1978 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

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PUBLIC LAW 95-327—JULY 28, 1978                                     92 STAT. 407

Public Law 95-327
95th Congress
                                   An Act
To declare that certain lands of the United States situated in the State of Okla-    July 28, 1978
  homa are held by the United States in trust for the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of        [S. 1291]
  Oklahoma, and to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to accept conveyance
  from the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma of certain other lands in
  Oklahoma to be held in trust by the United States for such tribes.

  Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives           of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That, all right, title,             Cheyenne-
and interest of the United States in and to the following described                 Arapaho Indian
lands, and improvements thereon, are hereby declared to be held by the              Tribes, Okla.
                                                                                    Land in trust.
United States in trust for the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of O k l a h o m a :
        A tract, piece, or parcel of land lying partly in the northeast
    quarter section 12, township 13 north, range 8 west, I n d i a n merid-
    ian, and partly in the northwest quarter, section 7, township 13
    north, range 7 west, I n d i a n meridian, Canadian County, State
    of Oklahoma, more particularly described as follows: beginning
     at the northeast corner of said section 12,
        thence south 0 degree 56 minutes 25 seconds east a distance of
     2,622.63 feet to the east quarter corner of said section 12;
        thence north 89 degrees 08 minutes 36 seconds east a distance of
     232.24 feet;
        thence south 4 degrees 03 minutes 30 seconds west a distance of
     420.90 feet;
        thence south 64 degrees 49 minutes 23 seconds west a distance of
     1,193.98 feet;
        thence north 1 degree 21 minutes 07 seconds west a distance of
     911.11 feet;
        thence north 89 degrees 08 minutes 36 seconds east a distance of
     212.31 feet to a point of intersection with the west right-of-way
     line of the Rock Island R a i l r o a d ;
        thence north 11 degrees 47 minutes 24 seconds east along said
     right-of-way line a distance of 2,339.61 feet;
        thence northeasterly along a curve to the left with a radius of
     2,192.01 feet a distance of 344.39 feet to a point of intersection
     with the north line of said section 12;
        thence north 89 degrees 07 minutes 19 seconds east a distance of
     600.83 feet to the point or place of beginning which coincides with
     and is identical to the northwest corner of section 7, township 13
     north, range 7 west, I n d i a n meridian, from whence proceed north
     89 degrees 20 minutes 20 seconds east a distance of 1,320.00 feet;
        thence south 1 degree 32 minutes 45 seconds east a distance of
     974.19 feet;
        thence south 89 degrees 20 minutes 04 seconds west a distance of
     1,330.29 feet;
        thence north 0 degree 56 minutes 25 seconds west a distance of
     974.19 feet to the point or place of beginning, subject to the ease-
     ments of record. Portion of tract in section 12 (13 north-8 west)
     contains 73.24 acres, more or less. Portion of tract in section 7
      (13 north-7 west) contains 29.63 acres, more or less. Total area
     equals 102.87 acres, more or less.

92 STAT. 408 PUBLIC LAW 95-327—JULY 28, 1978 A tract or parcel of land in the east half northwest quarter of section 18, township 12 north, range 16 west of Indian meridian, Custer County, State of Oklahoma, more particularly described as follows: beginning at point on the north line of said quarter section, 259 feet west of the northeast corner (quarter corner); thence west along north boundary 426 feet; thence south 01 degree 20 minutes west 705 feet; thence east 640.43 feet parallel with north line; thence south 0 degree 43 minutes west 926.97 feet; thence south 87 degrees 11 minutes 40 seconds west 227.5 feet; thence south 0 degree 38 minutes west 843.67 feet; thence south 25 degrees 10 minutes 20 seconds east 169.5 feet to south boundary of ?aid quarter section; thence east along south boundary 202.85 feet to southeast corner 1 inch diameter iron pin; thence north 0 degree 43 minutes east 2315 feet along east boundary; thence west parallel with north line 259 feet; thence north 0 degree 43 minutes east 325 feet to point of begin- ning, containing 16.56 acres, more or less. Conveyances. SEC. 2. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized and directed upon request of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma to accept the conveyance from such tribes of the fee simple title to the lands, and improvements thereon, conveyed to such Tribes from the United States pursuant to the Act of September 14, 1960 (74 Stat. 1029) and the 43 u s e 615 note. Act of May 18, 1968 (82 Stat. 124). Such lands, together with the improvements thereon, shall be held in trust by the United States for the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. SEC. 3. The conveyances made pursuant to this Act shall be subject to any existing easements, licenses, permits, or commitments heretofore granted or made for a specific period of time, but no such easement, license, permit, or commitment shall be renewed or continued beyond its presently effective termination date without the express consent of the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. The conveyances made pursuant to this Act shall be also subject to existing rights-of-way for waterlines, electric transmission lines, other utilities, roads, and railroads. Approved July 28, 1978. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: HOUSE REPORT No. 95-1306 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs). SENATE REPORT No. 95-239 (Comm. on Indian Affairs). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD: Vol. 123 (1977): June 9, considered and passed Senate. Vol. 124 (1978): July 17, considered and passed House.