Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 87-202||Indians. Warm Springs Reservation, Oreg.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That notwithstanding any general statutory prohibition against the use of tribal funds to acquire land in Oregon if the acquisition would exempt the land from local taxation, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to purchase with funds made available by the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon any land or interests in land within the boundaries of their reservation, and to take title to the land or interests acquired in the name of the United States in trust for the tribes. Any such purchase under an installment purchase contract shall not be regarded as an encumbrance or mortgage within the meaning of the tribal constitution, charter, and bylaws.
Approved, September 6, 1961.