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house Bill H.R. 5701

Western Oregon Indian Tribal Lands Act

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  • The house Passed December 9th, 2014
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
      Indigenous Peoples of the United States
      Committee on Natural Resources
    IntroducedNovember 13th, 2014

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Title

Western Oregon Indian Tribal Lands Act

Official Title

To require that certain Federal lands be held in trust by the United States for the benefit of federally recognized tribes in the State of Oregon, and for other purposes.

Summary

Western Oregon Indian Tribal Lands Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to accept title to any additional acres of real property located within the boundaries of the original 1857 reservation of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon (comprising land within the political boundaries of Polk and Yamhill Counties, Oregon), if such real property is conveyed or otherwise transferred to the United States by or on behalf of the Tribe. Oregon Coastal Lands Act - Holds in trust for the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians all interest of the United States in and to approximately 14,408 acres of land. Cow Creek Umpqua Land Conveyance Act - Holds in trust for the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians all interest of the United States in and to approximately 17,519 acres of federal land. Amends the Siletz Tribe Indian Restoration Act to authorize the Secretary to take into trust for the Siletz Tribe additional lands that lie within the original 1855 Siletz Coast Reservation and are located in Benton, Douglas, Lane, Lincoln, Tillamook, or Yamhill County in Oregon. Amends the Coquille Restoration Act to give the United States District Court for the District of Oregon jurisdiction over actions between Oregon and the Coquille Tribe arising out of claims of breach of the memorandum of agreement for the management of the Coquille Forest.

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