25 U.S. Code § 1708 - Applicability of State law; treatment of settlement lands under Indian Gaming Regulatory Act

(a) In general
Except as otherwise provided in this subchapter, the settlement lands shall be subject to the civil and criminal laws and jurisdiction of the State of Rhode Island.
(b) Treatment of settlement lands under Indian Gaming Regulatory Act
For purposes of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.), settlement lands shall not be treated as Indian lands.

Source

(Pub. L. 95–395, § 9,Sept. 30, 1978, 92 Stat. 817; Pub. L. 104–208, div. A, title I, § 101(d) [title III, § 330], Sept. 30, 1996, 110 Stat. 3009–181, 3009–227.)
References in Text

The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, referred to in subsec. (b), is Pub. L. 100–497, Oct. 17, 1988, 102 Stat. 2467, as amended, which is classified principally to chapter 29 (§ 2701 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2701 of this title and Tables.
Amendments

1996—Pub. L. 104–208substituted “Applicability of State law; treatment of settlement lands under Indian Gaming Regulatory Act” for “Applicability of State law” in section catchline, designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and inserted heading, and added subsec. (b).

 

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