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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-497—OCT. 17, 1988

102 STAT. 2485

(b)(1) The Commission, in coordination with the Secretary and in conjunction with the fiscal year of the United States, shall adopt an annual budget for the expenses and operation of the Commission. (2) The budget of the Commission may include a request for appropriations, as authorized by section 19, in an amount equal the amount of funds derived from assessments authorized by subsection (a) for the fiscal year preceding the fiscal year for which the appropriation request is made. (3) The request for appropriations pursuant to paragraph (2) shall be subject to the approval of the Secretary and shall be included as a part of the budget request of the Department of the Interior. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

SEC. 19. (a) Subject to the provisions of section 18, there are hereby authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for the operation of the Commission. (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of section 18, there are hereby authorized to be appropriated not to exceed $2,0()0,000 to fund the operation of the Commission for each of the fiscal years beginning October 1, 1988, and October 1, 1989.

25 USC 2718.


SEC. 20. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), gaming regulated 25 USC 2719. by this Act shall not be conducted on lands acquired by the Secretary in trust for the benefit of an Indian tribe after the date of enactment of this Act unless— (1) such lands are located within or contiguous to the boundaries of the reservation of the Indian tribe on the date of enactment of this Act; or (2) the Indian tribe has no reservation on the date of enactment of this Act and— (A) such lands are located in Oklahoma and— Oklahoma. (i) are within the boundaries of the Indian tribe's former reservation, as defined by the Secretary, or (ii) are contiguous to other land held in trust or restricted status by the United States for the Indian tribe in Oklahoma; or (B) such lands are located in a State other than Oklahoma and are within the Indian tribe's last recognized reservation within the State or States within which such Indian tribe is presently located. (b)(1) Subsection (a) will not apply when— (A) the Secretary, after consultation with the Indian tribe and appropriate State and local officials, including officials of other nearby Indian tribes, determines that a gaming establishment on newly acquired lands would be in the best interest of the Indian tribe and its members, and would not be detrimental to the surrounding community, but only if the Governor of the State in which the gaming activity is to be conducted concurs in the Secretary's determination; or (B) lands are taken into trust as part of— (i) a settlement of a land claim, Claims. (ii) the initial reservation of an Indian tribe acknowledged by the Secretary under the Federal acknowledgment process, or