Washington : Government Printing Office
|Public Law 90-308||Crow Indian Reservation, Mont. Mineral rights.|
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 6 of the Act of June 4, 1920 (41 Stat. 751), as amended by the Act of May 26, 1926 (44 Stat. 658), as further amended by the Act of September 16, 1959 (73 Stat. 565), is hereby amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 6. (a) Any and all minerals, including oil and gas, on any of the lands to be allowed hereunder are reserved in perpetuity for the benefit of the members of the tribe in common and may, with the consent of the tribal council be leased for mining purposes in accordance with the provisions of the Act of May 11, 1938 (52 Stat. 347; 25 U.S.C. 396af), under such rules, regulations, and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe: Provided, That leases entered into pursuant to section 6 of the Act of June 4, 1920 (41 Stat. 751), as amended by the Act of May 26, 1926 (44 Stat. 658), may with the consent of the tribal council and under such rules, regulations, and conditions as the Secretary of the Interior may prescribe, be renegotiated and amended to change the terms thereof, to ten years and as long thereafter as minerals are produced in paying quantities."
Approved, May 17, 1968.