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Public Law No: 114-262 (12/14/2016)

 
[114th Congress Public Law 262]
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Public Law 114-262
114th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To provide for the addition of certain real property to the reservation 
of the Siletz Tribe in the State of Oregon. <<NOTE: Dec. 14, 2016 -  [S. 
                                 817]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. PURPOSE; CLARIFICATION.

    (a) Purpose.--The purpose of this Act is to facilitate fee-to-trust 
applications for the Siletz Tribe within the geographic area specified 
in the amendment made by this Act.
    (b) Clarification.--Except as specifically provided otherwise by 
this Act or the amendment made by this Act, nothing in this Act or the 
amendment made by this Act, shall prioritize for any purpose the claims 
of any federally recognized Indian tribe over the claims of any other 
federally recognized Indian tribe.
SEC. 2. TREATMENT OF CERTAIN PROPERTY OF THE SILETZ TRIBE OF THE 
                    STATE OF OREGON.

    Section 7 of the Siletz Tribe Indian Restoration Act (25 U.S.C. 
711e) is amended by adding at the end the following:
    ``(f) Treatment of Certain Property.--
            ``(1) In general.--
                    ``(A) Title.--The Secretary may accept title to any 
                additional number of acres of real property located 
                within the boundaries of the original 1855 Siletz Coast 
                Reservation established by Executive order dated 
                November 9, 1855, comprised of land within the political 
                boundaries of Benton, Douglas, Lane, Lincoln, Tillamook, 
                and Yamhill Counties in the State of Oregon, if that 
                real property is conveyed or otherwise transferred to 
                the United States by or on behalf of the tribe.
                    ``(B) Trust.--Land to which title is accepted by the 
                Secretary under this paragraph shall be held in trust by 
                the United States for the benefit of the tribe.
            ``(2) Treatment as part of reservation.--All real property 
        that is taken into trust under paragraph (1) shall--
                    ``(A) be considered and evaluated as an on-
                reservation acquisition under part 151.10 of title 25, 
                Code of Federal Regulations (or successor regulations); 
                and
                    ``(B) become part of the reservation of the tribe.
            ``(3) Prohibition on gaming.--Any real property taken into 
        trust under paragraph (1) shall not be eligible, or used,

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        for any gaming activity carried out under the Indian Gaming 
        Regulatory Act (25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.).''.

    Approved December 14, 2016.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 817 (H.R. 3211):
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 114-563 (Comm. on Natural Resources) accompanying     
      H.R. 3211.
SENATE REPORTS: No. 114-219 (Comm. on Indian Affairs).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 162 (2016):
            July 14, considered and passed Senate.
            Dec. 6, considered and passed House.

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