H.R. 1461 (112th): Mescalero Apache Tribe Leasing Authorization Act

Introduced:
Apr 08, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Passed House)
Sponsor
Stevan “Steve” Pearce
Representative for New Mexico's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Sep 20, 2012
Length
4 pages
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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 28, 2012

 
Status

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 19, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.

Progress
Introduced Apr 08, 2011
Referred to Committee Apr 08, 2011
Reported by Committee Oct 05, 2011
Passed House Sep 19, 2012
 
Full Title

To authorize the Mescalero Apache Tribe to lease adjudicated water rights.

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committees

House Natural Resources

Indian and Alaska Native Affairs

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9/19/2012--Passed House amended.
Mescalero Apache Tribe Leasing Authorization Act - Authorizes the Mescalero Apache Tribe to lease or transfer water rights that were adjudicated to the Tribe in State v. Lewis, provided the lease or transfer is for no more than 99 years and complies with the laws of New Mexico.
Makes this Act inapplicable to the lease or transfer of the adjudicated water rights for use on the Tribe's reservation.

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