Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 86-791||Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians. Conveyance.|
|Sec. 2||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 there are hereby eliminated from the Cheyenne and Arapaho subagency reservation at Concho, Oklahoma, approximately four thousand nine hundred acres of land considered excess to the present school and agency reserve needs. The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to convey to the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes a fee simple title to approximately three thousand nine hundred acres of such lands, together with the improvements thereon. Approximately one thousand acres of such land shall be transferred by the Secretary of the Interior to the Attorney General for use in connection with the El Reno Reformatory. The land transferred to the Attorney General shall be selected in a reasonably compact unit that will cause a minimum disruption in the agricultural program now conducted by the Bureau of Prisons. The title of the tribes to any land conveyed pursuant to this section shall be subject to no exemption from taxation or restriction on use, management, or disposition because of Indian ownership.
The Indian Claims Commission is directed to determine in accordance with the provisions of section 2 of the Act of August 13, 1946 (60 Stat. 1050), the extent to which the value of the title conveyed. by this Act should or should not be set off against any claim against the United States determined by the Commission.
Approved, September 14, 1960.