S.1818: 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 Harry Reid, D-Nev.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Dec. 12, 2013
Latest Major Action July 28, 2014
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Bill Summary

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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 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, or injuries to the Tri...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 28, 2014 By Senator Tester from Committee on Indian Affairs filed written report. Report No. 113-220.
July 22, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 476.
July 22, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Tester without amendment. Without written report.
May 21, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
May 7, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-509.
Dec. 12, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.