Executive Order 11435—Designating the Secretary of the Interior to Accept on Behalf of the United States Retrocession by any State of Certain Criminal and Civil Jurisdiction Over Indian Country
By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 465 of the Revised Statutes (25 U.S.C. 9) and as President of the United States, the Secretary of the Interior is hereby designated and empowered to exercise, without the approval, ratification, or other action of the President or of any other officer of the United States, any and all authority conferred upon the United States by section 403(a) of the Act of April 11, 1968, 82 Stat. 79 (25 U.S.C. 1323(a)): Provided, That acceptance of retrocession of all or any measure of civil or criminal jurisdiction, or both, by the Secretary hereunder shall be effected by publication in the Federal Register of a notice which shall specify the jurisdiction retroceded and the effective date of the retrocession: Provided further, That acceptance of such retrocession of criminal jurisdiction shall be effected only after consultation by the Secretary with the Attorney General.
LYNDON B. JOHNSON
The White House
November 21, 1968
NOTE: Executive Order 11435 was not made public in the form of a White House press release.
Lyndon B. Johnson, Executive Order 11435—Designating the Secretary of the Interior to Accept on Behalf of the United States Retrocession by any State of Certain Criminal and Civil Jurisdiction Over Indian Country Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/239324