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|Chap. 822||Confederated Indian Tribes of Warm Springs Reservation, Oreg. Disposition of certain revenues.|
|Chap. 822||25 U.S.C. § 155.|
|Chap. 822||35 Stat. 260; 36 Stat. 963.|
|Chap. 822||37 Stat. 843.|
|Sec. 3||Effective date.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) all money
received by or on account of the Forest Service or other agency of the United States after the dismissal of the proceeding in the Court of Claims entitled "The Warm Springs Tribe of Indians of Oregon versus The United States", numbered M-112, for timber (on a stumpage basis) grown on, the lease or rental of, or other rights in, the lands described in subsection (b) of this section shall be deposited into the Treasury of the United States to the credit of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, pursuant to the provisions of the Act of May 17, 1926 (44 Stat. 560). The funds so deposited, together with any other funds credited to the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon under said Act shall be available for such purposes as may be designated by the governing body of said Confederated Tribes and approved by the Secretary of the Interior. The sixth paragraph under the heading "Forest Service" of the Act of May 23, 1908, and section 13 of the Act of March 1, 1911, both as amended (16 U.S.C., sec. 500), and the fourteenth paragraph under the heading "Forest Service" of the Act of March 4, 1913 (16 U.S.C., sec. 501), shall not be applicable to the money so received.
(b) The lands referred to in subsection (a) of this section are described as follows:
All lands of the United States included within the Mount Hood National Forest in the State of Oregon and lying and being within an area bounded by a line beginning at a point in the middle of the channel of the Deschutes River, established as the initial point of the Handley survey of 1871; thence in a direct line northwestwardly to the seven-and-one-half-mile post of the McQuinn survey of 1887; thence continuing northwestwardly along the line of the McQuinn survey to the thirty-mile post thereof at Little Dark Butte in the Cascade Mountains; thence following the McQuinn survey southwestwardly in a direct line to the summit of Mount Jefferson; thence northeastwardly in a direct line to the western terminus of the northern boundary of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation as established by the Act of June 6, 1894 (28 Stat. 86); thence along said northern boundary to the place of beginning.
(c) The lands described in subsection (b) of this section shall continue to be administered by the departments and agencies now administering them.
The benefits herein granted to the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon shall be in full satisfaction of all claims of such Indians asserted in the above-mentioned proceeding in the Court of Claims. Any remaining jurisdiction of the Court of Claims with respect to such proceeding is hereby withdrawn, and no court or commission shall have jurisdiction over the subject matter of such proceeding.
This act shall not become effective unless the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon accept its provisions, in such manner as may be designated by the Secretary of the Interior, within one year after the approval hereof.
Approved, July 3, 1948."