25 U.S. Code § 691 - Purpose
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The purpose of this subchapter is to provide for the termination of Federal supervision over the trust and restricted property of certain tribes and bands of Indians located in western Oregon and the individual members thereof, for the disposition of federally owned property acquired or withdrawn for the administration of the affairs of such Indians, and for a termination of Federal services furnished such Indians because of their status as Indians.
Source(Aug. 13, 1954, ch. 733, § 1,68 Stat. 724.)
Repeal of Inconsistent Laws
Act Aug. 13, 1954, ch. 733, § 19,68 Stat. 728, provided that: “All Acts or parts of Acts inconsistent with this Act [this subchapter] are hereby repealed insofar as they affect a tribe or its members. The Act of June 18, 1934 (48 Stat. 948), as amended by the Act of June 15, 1935 (49 Stat. 378) [section 461 et seq. of this title], shall not apply to a tribe and its members after the date of the proclamation provided for in section 13 of this Act [section 703 of this title].”
Act Aug. 13, 1954, ch. 733, § 20,68 Stat. 728, provided that: “If any provision of this Act [this subchapter], or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, the remainder of the Act [this subchapter] and the application of such provision to other persons or circumstances shall not be affected thereby.”
Restoration of Federal Supervision
Federal supervision over certain tribes and bands of Indians has been restored as follows:
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon, see section 711 et seq. of this title.
Cow Creek Bank of Umpqua Tribe of Oregon, see section 712 et seq. of this title.
Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon, see section 713 et seq. of this title.
Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, see section 714 et seq. of this title.
Coquille Indian Tribe of Oregon, see section 715 et seq. of this title.