102 STAT. 2924
PUBLIC LAW 100-580—OCT. 31, 1988
Public Law 100-580 100th Congress An Act Oct 31 1988 ' [S. 2723]
'^^ partition certain reservation lands between the Hoopa Valley Tribe and the Yurok Indians, to clarify the use of tribal timber proceeds, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
Settlement Act. 25 USC 1300i.
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE AND DEFINITIONS.
(a) SHORT TITLE.—This Act may be cited as the "Hoopa-Yurok
Settlement Act". (b) DEFINITIONS.—For the purposes of this Act, the term— (1) "Escrow funds" means the moneys derived from the joint reservation which are held in trust by the Secretary in the accounts entitled— (A) "Proceeds of Labor-Hoopa Valley Indians-California 70 percent Fund, account number J52-561-7197"; (B) "Proceeds of Labor-Hoopa Valley Indians-California 30 percent Fund, account number J52-561-7236"; (C) "Proceeds of Klamath River Reservation, California, account number J52-562-7056"; (D) "Proceeds of Labor-Yurok Indians of Lower Klamath River, California, account number J52-562-7153"; (E) "Proceeds of Labor-Yurok Indians of Upper Klamath River, California, account number J52-562-7154"; (F) "Proceeds of Labor-Hoopa Reservation for Hoopa Valley and Yurok Tribes, account number J52-575-7256"; and (G) "Klamath River Fisheries, account number 5628000001"; (2) "Hoopa Indian blood" means that degree of ancestry derived from an Indian of the Hunstang, Hupa, Miskut, Redwood, Saiaz, Sermalton, Tish-Tang-Atan, South Fork, or Grouse Creek Bands of Indians; (3) "Hoopa Valley Reservation" means the reservation described in section 20?) of this Act; (4) "Hoopa Valley Tribe" means the Hoopa Valley Tribe, organized under the constitution and amendments approved by the Secretary on November 20, 1933, September 4, 1952, August 9, 1963, and August 18, 1972; (5) "Indian of the Reservation" shall mean any person who meets the criteria to qualify as an Indian of the Reservation as established by the United States Court of Claims in its March 31, 1982, May 17, 1987, and March 1, 1988, decisions in the case of Jesse Short et al. v. United States, (CI. Ct. No. 102-63); (6) "Joint reservation" means the area of land defined as the Hoopa Valley Reservation in section 2(b) and the Yurok Reservation in section 2(c) of this Act.