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S.2480: Nevada Native Nations Land 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 June 17, 2014
Latest Major Action Dec. 1, 2014
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Bill Summary

Nevada Native Nations Land Act -Title I: Elko Motocross Land Conveyance - (Sec. 102) Directs the Secretary of the Interior to convey to Elko County, Nevada, without consideration, approximately 275 acres of land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Elko District, Nevada. Requires the land conveyed to be used only: (1) as a motocross, bicycle, off-highway vehicle, or stock car racing area; or (2) for any other public purpose consistent with the Recreation and Public Purposes Act.

Title II: Conveyance of Land to Indian Tribes - (Sec. 201) Holds in trust the following lands:

  • for the Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians of Nevada (the Elko Band), approximately 373 acres of BLM land;
  • for the Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribe of the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation, approximately 19,094 acres of BLM land;
  • for the Shoshone Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation, approximately 82 acres of Forest S...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 1, 2014 By Senator Tester from Committee on Indian Affairs filed written report. Report No. 113-278.
Aug. 26, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 545.
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 S3722-3723)