H. R. 897
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 5, 2021
Mr. Ruiz introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources
To take certain lands in California into trust for the benefit of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Agua Caliente Land Exchange Fee to Trust Confirmation Act.
Lands to be taken into trust
The approximately 2,560 acres of land owned by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, numbered 16, 21, 27, and 29 and generally depicted as
BLM Exchange Lands (2,560 Acres) on the map titled
ACBCI/BLM LAND EXCHANGE is hereby taken into trust for the benefit of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
Lands part of reservation
Lands taken into trust by this section shall be part of the Tribe’s reservation and shall be administered in accordance with the laws and regulations generally applicable to property held in trust by the United States for an Indian Tribe.
Lands taken into trust by this section for the benefit of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians shall not be eligible for gaming under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (25 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.).