Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 6.djvu/277

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PUBLIC LAW 101-644—NOV. 29, 1990 104 STAT. 4667 shall descend by intestacy or devise but shall escheat to the reservation's recognized tribal government, or if outside of a reservation, to the recognized tribal government possessing jurisdiction over the land". (b) AMENDMENT TO ACT OF NOVEMBER 8, 1988. —In section 1 of the Act entitled "An Act to declare that certain lands be held in trust for the Quinault Indian Nation, and for other purposes", approved November 8, 1988 (102 Stat. 3327), insert "and attached narrative metes and bounds description" immediately after "map" each time it appears. (c) AMENDMENT TO THE ACT OF MARCH 29, 1956.— The second sentence of subsection (a) of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the execution of mortgages and deeds of trust on individual Indian trust or restricted land", approved March 29, 1956 (25 U.S.C. 483a), is amended by inserting immediately before "State" the following: "tribe which has jurisdiction over such land or, in the case where no tribal foreclosure law exists, in accordance with the laws of the". SEC. 302. AMENDMENT TO THE ACT OF JUNE 24, 1938. Section 1 of the Act of June 24, 1938 (25 U.S.C. 162a) is amended by designating the existing text thereof as subsection (a), and by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(b)(1) Notwithstanding subsection (a), the Secretary of the Interior, at the request of any Indian tribe, in the case of trust funds of such tribe, or any individual Indian, in the case of trust funds of such individual, is authorized to invest such funds, or any part thereof, in guaranteed or public debt obligations of the United States or in a mutual fund, otherwise known as an open-ended diversified investment management company if— "(A) the portfolio of such mutual fund consists entirely of public-debt obligations of the United States, or bonds, notes, or other obligations which are unconditionally guaranteed as to both interest and principal by the United States, or a combination thereof; "(B) the trust funds to be invested exceed $50,000; "(C) the mutual fund is registered by the Securities and Exchange Commission; and "(D) the Secretary is satisfied with respect to the security and protection provided by the mutual fund against loss of the principal of such trust funds. "(2) The Secretary, as a condition to complying with a request Government pursuant to paragraph (1) of this subsection, is authorized to require contracts, such tribe or individual Indian, as the case may be, to enter into an agreement with the Secretary for the purpose of relieving the United States of any liability in connection with the interest, or amount thereof, payable in connection with such trust funds so invested during the period of that investment. "(3) Investments pursuant to paragraph (1) of this subsection shall be deemed to be the same as cash or a bank deposit for purposes of section 5 of the Act of September 21, 1959 (25 U.S.C. 955).". SEC. 303. AMENDMENT TO INDIAN FINANCING ACT OF 1974. (a) Section 101 of the Indian Financing Act of 1974 (25 U.S.C. 1461) is amended— (1) by deleting "money markets," and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "money markets, or to supplement funds from