Text: H.R.4888 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (10/28/2019)

1st Session
H. R. 4888

To amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act, and for other purposes.


October 28, 2019

Mr. Schrader (for himself, Ms. Bonamici, Mr. DeFazio, and Mr. Blumenauer) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


To amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Grand Ronde Reservation Act amendment.

Section 1(d) of Public Law 100–425 (commonly known as the “Grand Ronde Reservation Act”) (102 Stat. 1594) is amended—

(1) in paragraph (1) by striking “lands within the State of Oregon” and inserting “the 84 acres known as the Thompson Strip”;

(2) by redesignating paragraph (2) as paragraph (3); and

(3) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following:

“(2) GAMING PROHIBITION.—Any real property obtained by the Tribes as part of a land claim settlement approved by the United States shall not be eligible, or used, for any class II gaming or class III gaming under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (25 U.S.C. 2701, et seq.) (as those terms are defined in section 4 of that Act (25 U.S.C. 2703)).”.

SEC. 2. Treaty rights of federally recognized Tribes.

Nothing in this Act, or the amendments made by this Act, shall be construed to enlarge, confirm, adjudicate, affect, or modify any treaty right of an Indian tribe (as defined in section 4 of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 5304)).

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