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Jurisdiction

State Has Jurisdiction Through Federal Acts Other Than Public Law  280

The Act of June 30, 1948, 62 Stat. 1161 confers state criminal jurisdiction over the reservation and Iowa Code Ann. 1.12-1.14 confers civil jurisdiction over the reservation pursuant to PL 280.

Legislation

Act of June 30, 1948, 62 Stat. 1161 (conferring state criminal jurisdiction over reservation)

Iowa Code Ann. §§ 1.12 -1.14 (62 G.A. Ch. 79, § 1, eff. July 1, 1967, accepting civil jurisdiction over reservation pursuant to Public Law 280)

Case Law

Gross v. Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, 601 N.W.2d 82 (Iowa 1999)

Meier v. Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa, 476 N.W.2d 61 (Iowa 1991)

State v. Bear, 452 N.W.2d 430 (1990)

State Dep’t of Human Services v. Whitebreast, 409 N.W.2d 460 (Iowa 1987)

Youngbear v. Brewer, 415 F. Supp. 807 (N.D. Iowa 1976), aff’d, 549 F.2d 74 (8th Cir. 1977)

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