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108 STAT. 3418 PUBLIC LAW 103-357—OCT. 14, 1994 Public Law 103-357 103d Congress An Act Oct 14 1994 "^^ amend the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the extension of certain Federal ' benefits, services, and assistance to the Pascua Yaqui Indians of Arizona, and [H.R. 734] fpj. Q^j^gj, purposes.". Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SOVEREIGNTY OF PASCUA YAQUI TRIBE. (a) IN GENERAL.—Subsection (a) of the first section of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the extension of certain Federal benefits, services, and assistance to the Pascua Yaqui Indians of Arizona, and for other purposes" (25 U.S.C. IBGOfTa)) is amended by inserting after the first sentence the following: "The Pascua Yaqui Tribe, a historic Indisin tribe, is acknowledged as a federally recognized Indian tribe possessing all the attributes of inherent sovereignty which have not been specifically taken away by Acts of Congress and which are not inconsistent with such tribal status.". (b) EXTENSION OF ENROLLMENT DEADLINE.— Section 3 of such Act (25 U.S.C. 1300f-2) is amended— (1) in paragraph (B) by striking "and"; and (2) by redesignating paragraph (C) as paragraph (D) and inserting after paragraph (B) the following new paragraph (C): "(C) all those persons of Yaqui blood who are citizens of the United States and who, within three years after the date of enactment of this paragraph, apply for enrollment in the Pascua Yaqui Tribe pursuant to the membership criteria and procedures provided for in the official governing documents of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe; and". SEC. 2. STUDY. The Act entitled "An Act to provide for the extension of certain Federal benefits, services, and assistance to the Pascua Yaqui Indians of Arizona, and for other purposes" (25 U.S.C. 1300f et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following new section: 25 USC 1300f-3. "SEC. 4. STUDY. "(a) IN GENERAL. — The Secretary of the Interior shall conduct one or more studies to determine— "(1) whether the lands held in trust on the date of enactment of this section by the United States for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe are adequate for the needs of the tribe for the foreseeable future; "(2) if such lands are not adequate— "(A) whether suitable additional lands are available for acquisition by exchange or purchase; and