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Passed House amended (09/23/1998)

Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma Federal Indian Services Restoration Act of 1998 - Provides that members of the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma residing in Maverick County, Texas, shall be eligible for all Federal services and benefits furnished to members of federally recognized tribes without regard to the existence of a reservation for such Tribe in such County. Directs the Secretary of the Interior and the head of each department and agency, in providing such services, to consult and cooperate with appropriate officials or agencies of the Mexican Government (including through joint funding agreements between U.S. and Mexican agencies) to ensure that such services meet the members' special tricultural needs.

Requires the Secretary, upon the Tribe's request, to provide technical assistance to prevent duplication of services for members of any federally recognized tribe in Maverick County.

Permits the Secretary to accept certain land in Maverick County to be held in trust for such Tribe.