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S.2479: Moapa Band of Paiutes Land Conveyance 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 0
Introduced June 17, 2014
Latest Major Action Dec. 1, 2014
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Bill Summary

Moapa Band of Paiutes Land Conveyance Act - Directs that approximately 25,977 acres of land in Nevada administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Bureau of Reclamation be: (1) held in trust for the benefit of the Moapa Band of Paiutes, and (2) be made part of the Tribe's reservation.

Restricts gaming on the land.

Directs that approximately 88 acres of land held in fee by the Tribe be: (1) held in trust for the benefit of the Tribe, and (2) made part of the Tribe's reservation.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 1, 2014 By Senator Tester from Committee on Indian Affairs filed written report. Report No. 113-277.
Aug. 26, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 544.
Aug. 26, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Tester under authority of the order of the Senate of 08/05/2014 with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
July 30, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
July 9, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-419.
June 17, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3722)