An Act To amend the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 to provide for the disposal of certain excess and surplus Federal property to the Secretary of the Interior for the benefit of any group, band, or tribe of Indians

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Summary

  • Excess real property located within the reservation of any group, band, or tribe of Indians, which is recognized as eligible for services by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, may be transferred without compensation to the Secretary of the Interior. Such excess real property shall be held in trust by the Secretary for the benefit and use of the group, band, or tribe of Indians, within whose reservation such excess real property is located.
  • Such transfers of real property within the State of Oklahoma shall be made to the Secretary of the Interior to be held in trust for Oklahoma Indian tribes recognized by the Secretary of the Interior when such real property (1) is located within boundaries of former reservations in Oklahoma as defined by the Secretary of Interior and when such real property was held in trust by the United States for an Indian tribe at the time of acquisition by the United States, or (2) is contiguous to real property presently held in trust by the United States for an Oklahoma Indian tribe and was at any time held in trust by the United States for an Indian tribe.

Subject

  • United States Bureau of Indian Affairs
  • Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (40 U.S.C. 483)
  • United States Dept. of the Interior

Category

Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 88 Stat. 1954
  • Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

Contained within

88 Stat. 1954 (1974); Pub. L. No. 93-599 (Book)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

  • 1976
  • 01/02/1975

Topic

  • Government property
  • Amendments (Parliamentary practice)
  • Indian reservations
  • Surplus government property
  • Ethnology
  • Indian reservations--Oklahoma

Place

  • Oklahoma
  • North America

Form/Genre

Public Law

Physical description

Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 1954-55

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