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H.R.3716: Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe - Fish Springs Ranch Settlement Act

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Mark Amodei, R-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Dec. 12, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 26, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe - Fish Springs Ranch Settlement Act - (Sec. 3) Authorizes and ratifies the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe-Fish Springs Ranch 2013 Supplement to the 2007 Settlement Agreement, dated November 20, 2013, and entered into by the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe and the Fish Springs Ranch (Agreement).

(Sec. 4) Authorizes the Tribe, in return for the benefits set forth in the 2007 Settlement Agreement (Original Agreement), the Agreement, and this Act, to execute a waiver and release against Fish Springs of:

  • all legal rights to challenge the validity, characteristics, or exercise of specified Fish Springs water rights or the project to pump up to 13,000 acre feet per year of such water rights from the Honey Lake Valley Basin for transfer outside of the basin (Project);
  • all claims for damages, losses, o...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 26, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-169.
Sept. 26, 2014 Signed by President.
Sept. 23, 2014 Presented to President.
Sept. 19, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Sept. 18, 2014 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5862)
July 23, 2014 Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 484.
July 22, 2014 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 22, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6613-6615)
July 22, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3716.
July 22, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6613-6615)
July 22, 2014 Mr. Daines moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
July 17, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 398.
July 17, 2014 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-532.
June 19, 2014 Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
June 19, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 19, 2014 Subcommittee on Water and Power Discharged.
June 10, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Dec. 19, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water and Power.
Dec. 12, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.