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Public Law No: 109-147 (12/22/2005)

 
[109th Congress Public Law 147]
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Public Law 109-147
109th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To allow binding arbitration clauses to be included in all contracts 
         affecting land within the Gila River Indian Community 
           Reservation. <<NOTE: Dec. 22, 2005 -  [H.R. 327]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. BINDING ARBITRATION FOR GILA RIVER INDIAN COMMUNITY 
            RESERVATION CONTRACTS.

    (a) Amendments.--Subsection (f) of the first section of the Act of 
August 9, 1955 (25 U.S.C. 415(f)), is amended--
            (1) in the first sentence--
                    (A) by striking ``Any lease'' and all that follows 
                through ``affecting land'' and inserting ``Any contract, 
                including a lease, affecting land''; and
                    (B) by striking ``such lease or contract'' and 
                inserting ``such contract''; and
            (2) in the second sentence, by striking ``Such leases or 
        contracts entered into pursuant to such Acts'' and inserting 
        ``Such contracts''.

    (b) <<NOTE: 25 USC 415 note.>> Effective Date.--The amendments made 
by subsection (a) shall take effect as if included in Public Law 107-159 
(116 Stat. 122).

    Approved December 22, 2005.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 327 (S. 1482):
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 151 (2005):
            Dec. 7, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 14, considered and passed Senate.

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