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H.R.3822: Fort Wingate Land Division Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Ben Ray Luján, D-N.M.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 8, 2014
Latest Major Action March 27, 2014
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Bill Summary

Fort Wingate Land Division Act of 2014 - Declares that all interest of the United States in and to certain lands of the former Fort Wingate Depot Activity in McKinley County, New Mexico, and transferred to the Secretary of the Interior are to be held in trust for the Zuni Tribe as part of the Zuni Reservation, unless the Tribe elects to have specified parcels of those lands conveyed to it in restricted fee status.

Declares that all interest of the United States in and to specified lands of the former Fort Wingate Depot Activity and transferred to the Secretary are to be held in trust for the Navajo Nation as part of the Navajo Reservation, unless the Navajo Nation elects to have specified parcels of those lands conveyed to it in restricted fee status.

Subjects the lands of the former Fort Wingate Depot Activity held in trust or conveyed in restricted fee status to reservation by the United States of such easements as the Secretary of the Army determines are reason...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 27, 2014 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Jan. 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Jan. 9, 2014 Re-referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Jan. 9, 2014 Re-referred to the Subcommittee Indian and Alaska Native Affairs.
Jan. 8, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.