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PUBLIC LAW 101-503 —NOV. 3, 1990 104 STAT. 1297 (b) ELIGIBILITY FOR GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS.—None of the payments, funds or distributions authorized, estabhshed, or directed by this Act, and none of the income derived therefrom, shall affect the eligibility of the Seneca Nation or its members for, or be used as a basis for denying or reducing funds under, any Federal program. (c) LAND ACQUISITION.—Land within its aboriginal area in the State or situated within or near proximity to former reservation land may be acquired by the Seneca Nation with funds appropriated pursuant to this Act. State and local governments shall have a period of 30 days after notification by the Secretary or the Seneca Nation of acquisition of, or intent to acquire such lands to comment on the impact of the removal of such lands from real property tax rolls of State political subdivisions. Unless the Secretary determines within 30 days after the comment period that such lands should not be subject to the provisions of section 2116 of the Revised Statutes (25 U.S.C. 177), such lands shall be subject to the provisions of that Act and shall be held in restricted fee status by the Seneca Nation. Based on the proximity of the land acquired to the Seneca Nation's reservations, land acquired may become a part of and expand the boundaries of the Allegany Reservation, the Cattaraugus Reservation, or the Oil Spring Reservation in accordance with the procedures established by the Secretary for this purpose. SEC. 9. LIMITATION OF ACTION. 25 USC 1774g. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any action to contest the constitutionality or validity under law of this Act shall be barred unless the action is filed on or before the date which is 180 days after the date of enactment of this Act. Exclusive jurisdiction over any such action is hereby vested in the United States District Court for the Western District of New York. SEC. 10. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. 25 USC 1774h. There is authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this Act. Approved November 3, 1990. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 5367 (S. 2895): HOUSE REPORTS: No. 101-832 (Comm. on Interior and Insular Affairs). SENATE REPORTS: No. 101-511 accompanying S. 2895 (Select Comm. on Indian Affairs). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 136 (1990): Oct. 10, considered and passed House. Oct. 16, considered and passed Senate.