The Gaming Compact offered in Section 98004 shall, to the extent permitted by law, be deemed agreed to, approved, and executed by the State of California in the event a request therefor is duly made by a federally recognized Indian tribe in accordance with Section 98002 and it is not executed by the Governor within the time prescribed in this chapter, provided that, in the event this provision is deemed to be unlawful or ineffective for any reason, or if the tribe in its discretion seeks to compel execution of the Gaming Compact through court action, the State of California hereby submits to the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States in any action brought against the state by any federally recognized Indian tribe asserting any cause of action arising from the state’s refusal to execute the Gaming Compact offered in Section 98004 upon a tribe’s request therefor. Without limiting the foregoing, the State of California also submits to the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States in any action brought against the state by any federally recognized California Indian tribe asserting any cause of action arising from the state’s refusal to enter into negotiations with that tribe for the purpose of entering into a different Tribal-State compact pursuant to IGRA or to conduct those negotiations in good faith, the state’s refusal to enter into negotiations concerning the amendment of a Tribal-State compact to which the state is a party, or to negotiate in good faith concerning that amendment, or the state’s violation of the terms of any Tribal-State compact to which the state is or may become a party.
(Added November 3, 1998, by initiative Proposition 5.)
Terms Used In California Government Code 98005
- Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 19427