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Private Law 88-350
October 8, 1964 | [H.R. 6233] 78 Stat. 1196

To provide for the conveyance of certain land of the United States to the Pascua Yaqui Association, Inc.
Section 2 | 3 | 4

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Private Law 88-350 Pascua Yaqui Association, Inc.
Private Law 88-350 1197

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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 and directed to convey without monetary consideration to the Pascua Yaqui Association, Inc., an Arizona corporation, all right, title, and interest of the United States except as otherwise provided by section 3 of this Act in and to certain real property more particularly described in section 2 of this Act subject to the following conditions:

(1) Such association shall use such property only in accordance with its corporate purposes set out in its original articles of incorporation.

(2) Title to such property shall be held by such association for the common benefit of all the members of such association and no part of such property shall ever be conveyed for the benefit of any private organization, association, group, or individual, except that a parcel of not to exceed fifteen acres may be conveyed to the county of Pima, State of Arizona, or a political subdivision thereof, for use as a site for a school.

(3) Such other conditions as the Secretary of the Interior shall deem necessary to protect the interest of the United States. If any condition imposed by this section is breached at any time, all of the real property conveyed under authority of this Act shall revert to the United States.

SEC. 2.

The real property referred to in section 1 of this Act is more particularly described as follows:

Township 15 south, range 12 east, Gila and Salt River meridian, Arizona:

Section 24: Lots 1 and 2, the west half of the northeast quarter; and the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter, being a total of approximately 202.76 acres.

SEC. 3.

Any patent issued under this Act shall contain a reservation to the United States of any of the following named minerals for which the land as of the date of issuance of patent is deemed by the Secretary of the Interior to be valuable or prospectively valuable: coal, native asphalt, solid and semisolid bitumen, and bituminous rock (including oil-impregnated rock or sands from which oil is recoverable only by special treatment after the deposit is mined or quarried), oil, gas, oil shale, phosphate, sodium, and potassium, together with the right of the United States, its lessees, permittees, or licensees to prospect for, mine, and remove them under applicable provisions of law.

SEC. 4.

Nothing in this Act shall make such Yaqui Indians eligible for any services performed by the United States for Indians because of their status as Indians, and none of the statutes of the United States which affect Indians because of their status as Indians shall be applicable to the Yaqui Indians.

Approved, October 8, 1964.

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