S.995: Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Equitable Compensation Act

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Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Equitable Compensation Act This bill establishes the Spokane Tribe of Indians Recovery Trust Fund to compensate the Spokane Business Council for the use of tribal lands for the generation of hydropower from the Grand Coulee Dam. The council must prepare a plan for the use of those payments to promote any combination of: (1) economic development; (2) infrastructure development; or (3)...

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Date Description
Oct. 10, 2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.
Oct. 10, 2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.
Oct. 9, 2018
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Oct. 9, 2018
Received in the House.
Oct. 5, 2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Oct. 4, 2018

Passed Senate with amendments by Voice Vote.

Oct. 4, 2018

Passed Senate with amendments by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6546-6549; text: CR S6548-6549)

May 7, 2018
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 397.
May 7, 2018
Committee on Indian Affairs. Reported by Senator Hoeven with amendments. With written report No. 115-240.
Feb. 14, 2018
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
May 1, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.
May 1, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)

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