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Introduced in House (06/26/2003)

Amends the Graton Rancheria Restoration Act to specify that no land taken into trust for the benefit of the Graton Rancheria Tribe of California shall be construed to satisfy the terms of an exception in the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act to the prohibition of gaming on lands acquired by the Secretary of the Interior after October 17, 1988 as: (1) part of a settlement of a land claim; (2) the initial reservation of an Indian tribe acknowledged by the Secretary under the Federal acknowledgment process; or (3) Indian tribe lands that are restored to Federal recognition.

Changes from mandatory to discretionary the Secretary's authority to accept real property located in Marin or Sonoma County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Tribe after the property is transferred to the Secretary.