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PUBLIC LAW 97-000—MMMM. DD, 1982

96 STAT. 1946

PUBLIC LAW 97-386—DEC. 23, 1982

Public Law 97-386 97th Congress An Act Dec. 23, 1982 [H.R. 4364]

To declare that the United States holds in trust for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona certain land in Pima County, Arizona.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Tribe orAr'^^o United States of America in Congress assembled. That subject to all Land in trust "^ valid existing rights, all right, title, and interest of the United States in the following described tracts of lands shall be held by the United States in trust for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona and shall be a part of the reservation of such tribe: (1) the east half of southeast quarter of section 22; (2) the northeast quarter of northeast quarter, south half of northeast quarter, north half of southeast quarter, south half of northwest quarter, southwest quarter of section 23; (3) the southwest quarter of northwest quarter of section 24; and (4) the southeast quarter of northeast quarter of northwest quarter of section 24. SEC. 2. Nothing in this Act shall deprive any person or entity of any legal existing right-of-way, legal mining claim, legal grazing permit, legal water right, or other legal right or legal interest which such person or entity may have in land described in section 1. SEC. 3. The State of Arizona shall exercise criminal and civil jurisdiction over such lands as if it had assumed jurisdiction pursuant to the Act of August 15, 1953 (67 Stat. 588), as amended by the Act of April 11, 1968 (82 Stat. 79). Approved December 23, 1982.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 4864: HOUSE REPORT No. 97-347 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs). SENATE REPORT No. 97-657 (Comm. on Indian Affairs). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD: Vol. 127 (1981): Dec. 15, considered and passed House. Vol. 128 (1982): Dec. 3, considered and passed Senate, amended. Dec. 10, House concurred in Senate amendments.