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


Apr 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Stevan “Steve” Pearce

Representative for New Mexico's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2012
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

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, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 8, 2011

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Oct 5, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Sep 19, 2012
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1461”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1377 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 24, 2013

S. 134 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 28, 2012

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