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H.R. 897: Agua Caliente Land Exchange Fee to Trust Confirmation Act


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 5, 2021 (Introduced).


I

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 897

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 5, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To take certain lands in California into trust for the benefit of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Agua Caliente Land Exchange Fee to Trust Confirmation Act.

2.

Lands to be taken into trust

(a)

In general

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.

(b)

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.

(c)

Gaming prohibited

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.).