25 U.S. Code § 715 - Definitions

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For the purposes of this subchapter—
(1) “Tribe” means the Coquille Indian Tribe consisting of the Upper Coquille and the Lower Coquille Tribes of Indians;
(2) “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Interior or his designated representative;
(3) “Interim Council” means the governing body of the Coquille Tribe which serves pursuant to section 715f of this title;
(4) “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;
(5) “service area” means the area composed of Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, and Lane Counties in the State of Oregon;
(6) “State” means the State of Oregon; and
(7) “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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