Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 88-462||Indians. Papago Tribe. Sil Murk village relocation.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to receive and hold in trust for the Papago Tribe an amount of $269,500 out of funds available for the Painted Rock Dam and Reservoir project to be used solely for the relocation and reestablishment of the village of Sil Murk, and its inhabitants, including the purchase of a replacement site, construction of community facilities, and other improvements: Provided, That title to the replacement site and such community facilities shall be held by the United States of America in trust for the Papago Indian Tribe: Provided further, That said funds held by the Secretary of the Interior in trust for the Papago Tribe shall be expended in accordance with plans approved by the Secretary of the Interior.
As a condition of the payment authorized in section 1 for the relocation of the village of Sil Murk, the individuals who may assert an interest in the improvements in the village and the Papago Tribe shall, by appropriate resolution and deed, quitclaim and release to theUnited States whatever interest the tribe and the individuals may have in the site of the present village of Sil Murk.
There is authorized to be appropriated not to exceed $269,500 to carry out the provisions of this Act.
Approved, August 20, 1964.