25 U.S. Code § 1757a - Extensions of leases of certain land by Mashantucket Pequot (Western) Tribe

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(a) In general
Any lease of restricted land of the Mashantucket Pequot (Western) Tribe (referred to in this section as the “Tribe”) entered into on behalf of the Tribe by the tribal corporation of the Tribe chartered pursuant to section 477 of this title may include an option to renew the lease for not more than 2 additional terms, each of which shall not exceed 25 years, subject only to the approval of the tribal council of the Tribe.
(b) Liability of United States
The United States shall not be liable to any party for any loss resulting from a renewal of a lease entered into pursuant to subsection (a).
(c) Prohibition on gaming activities
No entity may conduct any gaming activity (within the meaning of section 4 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (25 U.S.C. 2703)) pursuant to a claim of inherent authority or any Federal law (including the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.) and any regulations promulgated by the Secretary of the Interior or the National Indian Gaming Commission pursuant to that Act) on any land that is leased with an option to renew the lease in accordance with this section.


(Pub. L. 110–228, § 1,May 8, 2008, 122 Stat. 753.)
References in Text

The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, referred to in subsec. (c), is Pub. L. 100–497, Oct. 17, 1988, 102 Stat. 2467, 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.

Section was not enacted as part of the Mashantucket Pequot Indian Claims Settlement Act which comprises this subchapter.


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