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S.611: Sandia Pueblo Settlement Technical Amendment 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 March 19, 2013
Latest Major Action June 9, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on January 28, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Sandia Pueblo Settlement Technical Amendment Act - Amends the T'uf Shur Bien Preservation Trust Area Act to require the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary), at the request of the Sandia Pueblo of New Mexico and the Secretary of the Interior, to transfer certain National Forest land to the Secretary of the Interior to be held in trust for the Pueblo, if a land exchange with the Pueblo required by that Act is not completed within 30 days of this Act's enactment.

Requires such National Forest land to remain undeveloped in its natural state.

Directs the Secretary of the Interior, with the consent of the Pueblo and after the transfer of the National Forest land is complete, to: (1) transfer to the Secretary the Pueblo's La Luz tract and a conservation easement on its Piedra Lisa tract, and (2) grant to the Secretary a r...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 9, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-119.
June 9, 2014 Signed by President.
June 3, 2014 Presented to President.
May 28, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4860)
May 28, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 611.
May 28, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4860-4861)
May 28, 2014 Mr. Hastings (WA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
March 13, 2014 Held at the desk.
March 13, 2014 Received in the House.
March 13, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
March 12, 2014 Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1595; text as passed Senate: CR S1595)
Jan. 28, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 299.
Jan. 28, 2014 Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Cantwell with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-136.
Oct. 30, 2013 Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
May 8, 2013 Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 113-113.
March 19, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.