skip to main content

H.R. 3555 (98th): A bill to declare certain lands held by the Seneca Nation of Indians to be part of the Allegany Reservation in the State of New York.

The text of the bill below is as of May 9, 1984 (Passed Congress).


PUBLIC LAW 98-280—MAY 9, 1984                                     98 STAT. 177
Public Law 98-280
98th Congress
                                  An Act
To declare certain lands held by the Seneca Nation of Indians to be part of the     May 9, 1984
                  Allegany Reservation in the State of New York.                    rjj Ij 3555]

  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) the lands
described in subsection (b) are declared—
       (1) to be part of the Allegany Reservation in the State of New
    York, and
       (2) to have the status of tribal lands for purposes of Federal
     law.
  (b) The lands referred to in subsection (a) are the lands held by the
Seneca Nation of Indians and more particularly described as follows:
       (1) All that piece or parcel of land acquired by the Seneca
     Nation of Indians from the State of New York, Department of
    Transportation, pursuant to a deed dated September 2, 1981,
     situate in lots numbered 24, 25, 26, 28, and 29, township num-
     bered 2, range numbered 7, in the town of Red House, county of
     Cattaraugus, State of New York, and consisting of seven hun-
     dred and ninety-five acres, more or less.
        (2) All that piece or parcel of land acquired by the Seneca
     Nation of Indians from the State of New York, Department of
     Transportation, pursuant to a deed dated February 26, 1982,
     situate in lot numbered 14, township numbered 2, range num-
     bered 8, town of Cold Spring, county of Cattaraugus, State of
     New York, and consisting of six acres, more or less.
  Approved May 9, 1984.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 3555 (S. 2061):
HOUSE REPORT No. 98-420 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs).
SENATE REPORT No. 98-402 accompanying S. 2061 (Comm. on Indian Affairs).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
    Vol. 129 (1983): Nov. 7, considered and passed House.
    Vol. 130 (1984): Apr. 26, considered and passed Senate.




     31-194 0 - 86 - 8 : QL. 3 P a r t 1