Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 2.djvu/314

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104 STAT. 1294 PUBLIC LAW 101-503 —NOV. 3, 1990 the Seneca Nation of Indians and the City of Salamanca", including the appendix to the Agreement; (8) the term "city" means the city of Salamanca, New York; (4) the term "lessee" means the holder of an 1890 lease which either expires in 1991 or is one of the leases listed in document 1 of the Technical Documents, including any lessee who holds an 1890 lease by reason of assignment, inheritance, or other manner as provided by the Act referred to in paragraph (1)(A); (5) the term "memorandum of understanding" means an agreement between the State and the Seneca Nation pertaining to the payment of the funds to be provided pursuant to this Act, which memorandum of understanding reflects an agreement between the Seneca Nation and the State concerning a mechanism and schedule of payments for the funds described in section 6(c); (6) the term "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Interior; (7) the term "Seneca Nation" means the Seneca Nation of Indians of the Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Oil Spring Reservations; (8) the term "State" means the State of New York; (9) the term "Technical Documents" means the documents which comprise the appendix to the Agreement; and (10) the term "congressional villages" means the villages of CarroUton, Great Valley, and Vandalia in the State of New York. 25 USC 1774b. SEC. 4. NEW LEASES AND EXTINGUISHMENT OF CLAIMS. (a) NEW LEASES.— I f the Seneca Nation offers new leases in accordance with the Agreement, this Act shall apply with respect to the Seneca Nation. The Seneca Nation shall supply copies of such leases to the Secretary and shall certify in writing that it has supplied the Secretary with copies of written offers to all lessees entitled to an offer, (b) EXTINGUISHMENT OF CLAIMS.— The Seneca Nation shall execute appropriate documents relinquishing all claims against the United States, the State, the city, the congressional villages, and all prior lessees for payment of annual rents prior to February 20, 1991, with respect to all prior and existing leases. (c) EFFECTIVE DATE OF LEASES AND RELINQUISHMENTS. — (1) The relinquishment of claims against the United States shall be effective upon payment by the United States to the Seneca Nation of the funds provided in section 6 of this Act. (2) The offers, and any acceptances thereof, referred to in subsection (a), and the relinquishment of claims against the State, the city, the congressional villages, and all prior lessees for payment of annual rents referred to in subsection (b) shall not be binding on the Seneca Nation until after the later of the dates on which (1) Congress, or (2) the legislature of the State appropriates the amount of funds set forth in section 6 or the Seneca Nation and the State agree upon a schedule and mechanism for payments for funds pursuant to section 6(c). Such agreement shall render the offers, acceptances and the relinquishment effective so long as the payments are made as agreed upon by the Seneca Nation and the State.