25 U.S. Code § 715 - Definitions

§ 715.
For the purposes of this subchapter—
“Tribe” means the Coquille Indian Tribe consisting of the Upper Coquille and the Lower Coquille Tribes of Indians;
“Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior or his designated representative;
“Interim Council” means the governing body of the Coquille Tribe which serves pursuant to section 715f of this title;
“Member” means those persons eligible for enrollment under section 715e of this title and after the adoption of a tribal constitution, those persons added to the roll pursuant to such constitution;
“service area” means the area composed of Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, and Lane Counties in the State of Oregon;
“State” means the State of Oregon; and
“Reservation” means those lands subsequently acquired and held in trust by the Secretary for the benefit of the Tribe.
(Pub. L. 101–42, § 2, June 28, 1989, 103 Stat. 91.)
Short Title

Pub. L. 101–42, § 1, June 28, 1989, 103 Stat. 91, provided that:

“This Act [enacting this subchapter] may be cited as the ‘Coquille Restoration Act’.”


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