Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 86-401||McDermitt, Paiute and Shoshone Indians. Lands.|
|Sec. 3||25 U. S. C. 70-70v.|
|Sec. 3||25 U. S. C. 70a.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to the real property described in section 2 of this Act and lying within the Fort MeDermitt Indian Reservation, Nevada, is hereby declared to be held in trust by the United States for the use and benefit of the members of the Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribe of Indians of the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation, Nevada.
The real property referred to in the first section of this Act is more particularly described as the south half northeast quarter and north half southeast quarter section 7, township 47 north, range 39 east, Mount Diablo base and meridian, Nevada, containing 160 acres more or less.
This Act shall become effective upon agreement by the Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribe of Indians to eliminate from their suit now pending before the Indian Claims Commission under the Act of August 13, 1946 (60 Stat. 1049), any claim based on alleged inadequate compensation for the lands involved in this Act and to
renounce any other claim they may have with respect thereto. If the lands involved herein are not embraced within said suit, the transfer hereby authorized shall be considered by way of offset under section 2 of said Act. Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed as an admission of liability on the part of the United States with respect to these or any other lands.
Approved, April 4, 1960.