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S 140 - An Act to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund - National Key Vote

Peter Welch voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (239-173) - (Key vote)
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Title: An Act to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that establishes new tribal land and labor laws.

Highlights:
  • Exempts any enterprise or institution owned and operated by an Indian tribe on tribal land from the definition of an “employer” under the National Labor Relations Act (Sec. 3).
  • Authorizes the White Mountain Apache Tribe (WMAT) to use funds from the $79-million WMAT settlement fund to plan, design, and build a rural water system (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the Pueblos of Santa Clara and Ohkay Owingeh to lease all their lands, including restricted fee lands, for up to 99 years (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) -

Title: An Act to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund

Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE PASSED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, MEANING NO MEMBER OBJECTED TO THE PASSAGE OF THE VOTE. THIS DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE THAT ALL MEMBERS FAVORED THE VOTE'S OUTCOME.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: An Act to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund

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Co-sponsors

  • John Sidney McCain III (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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