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S.2465: Albuquerque Indian School Land Transfer Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about native americans
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Sponsor Tom Udall, D-N.M.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced June 11, 2014
Latest Major Action Oct. 1, 2014
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Bill Summary

Albuquerque Indian School Land Transfer Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to take into trust 4 tracts of federal land in New Mexico, the combined acreage of which is approximately 11.11 acres, that were historically part of the Albuquerque Indian School for the benefit of 19 specified pueblos immediately after the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) have been satisfied regarding the trust acquisition of such federal land.

Requires the federal lands taken into trust to be used for the educational, health, cultural, business, and economic development of the 19 pueblos.

Requires the federal lands taken into trust to remain subject to any private or municipal encumbrance, right-of-way, restriction, easement of record, or utility service agreement in effect on this Act's enactment date.

Requires the 19 pueblos to allow the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to continue to use the federal lands taken into trust for the ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 1, 2014 By Senator Tester from Committee on Indian Affairs filed written report under authority of the order of the Senate of 09/18/2014. Report No. 113-267.
Aug. 26, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 543.
Aug. 26, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Tester under authority of the order of the Senate of 08/05/2014 with amendments. Without written report.
July 30, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
July 9, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-419.
June 11, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.