Text: H.J.Res.72 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 106-288 (10/10/2000)
[106th Congress Public Law 288]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[[Page 114 STAT. 919]]
Public Law 106-288
Granting the consent of the Congress to the Red River Boundary
Compact. <<NOTE: Oct. 10, 2000 - [H.J. Res. 72]>>
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Texas. Oklahoma.>>
SECTION 1. CONGRESSIONAL CONSENT.
(a) In General.--The consent of Congress is given to the Red River
Compact entered into between the States of Texas and Oklahoma and the
new boundary established by the compact.
(b) New Compact.--The compact referred to in subsection (a) sets the
boundary between the States of Texas and Oklahoma as the vegetation line
on the south bank of the Red River (except for the Texoma area where the
boundary is established pursuant to procedures provided for in the
compact) and is the compact--
(1) agreed to by the State of Texas in House Bill 1355
approved by the Governor of Texas on May 24, 1999; and
(2) agreed to by the State of Oklahoma in Senate Bill 175
approved by the Governor of Oklahoma on June 4, 1999.
(c) Compact.--The Acts referred to in subsection (b) are recognized
by Congress as an interstate compact pursuant to section 10 of Article I
of the United States Constitution.
(d) Construction.--The compact shall not in any manner alter--
(1) any present or future rights and interests of the Kiowa,
Comanche, and Apache Tribes, the Chickasaw Nation, and the
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and their members or Indian
(2) any tribal trust lands;
(3) allotted lands that may be held in trust or lands
subject to a Federal restriction against alienation;
(4) any boundaries of lands owned by the tribes and nations
referred to in paragraph (1), including lands referred to in
paragraphs (2) and (3), that exist now or that may be
established in the future under Federal law; and
(5) the sovereign rights, jurisdiction, or other
governmental interests of the Kiowa, Comanche, and Apache
Tribes, the Chickasaw Nation, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
and their members or Indian successors-in interest presently
existing or which may be acknowledged by Federal and tribal law.
SEC. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE.
This joint resolution shall take effect on August 31, 2000.
Approved October 10, 2000.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.J. Res. 72:
HOUSE REPORTS: No. 106-770 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 146 (2000):
July 24, considered and passed House.
Sept. 26, considered and passed Senate.