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S. 2850 (115th): A bill to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund.

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 18, 2018 (Passed the Senate).


115th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2850

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

AN ACT

To amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund.

1.

Use of funds in WMAT Settlement Fund for WMAT rural water system

(a)

Authorization of WMAT rural water system

Section 307(a) of the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–291; 124 Stat. 3080) is amended in the matter preceding paragraph (1) by inserting , (b)(2), after subsections (a).

(b)

Funding

Section 312(b)(2)(C)(i)(III) of the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–291; 124 Stat. 3093) is amended by striking the period at the end and inserting the following: , including the planning, design, and construction of the WMAT rural water system, in accordance with section 307(a)..

2.

Expansion of pueblo of Santa Clara land eligible for 99-year lease

Subsection (a) of the first section of the Act of August 9, 1955 (commonly known as the Long-Term Leasing Act) (25 U.S.C. 415(a)), is amended—

(1)

by striking Indians,, and inserting Indians,;

(2)

by inserting Ohkay Owingeh pueblo, after Cochiti,;

(3)

by inserting the pueblo of Santa Clara, after Pojoaque,;

(4)

by striking the the lands and inserting the land;

(5)

by striking lands held in trust for the Pueblo of Santa Clara,; and

(6)

by striking lands held in trust for Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo.

Passed the Senate July 18, 2018.

Secretary