Summary: H.R.4948 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/09/1992)

Ak-Chin Water Use Amendments Act of 1992 - Amends Federal law to grant the Ak-Chin Indian Community the right to use its permanent water supply for any use in the areas initially designated as the Pinal, Phoenix, and Tucson Active Management Areas pursuant to the Arizona Groundwater Management Act of 1980.

Authorizes the Community to lease, extend leases, exchange, or temporarily dispose of its water for such areas, provided: (1) the term of such lease does not exceed 100 years; and (2) the Community does not permanently alienate any water right.

Requires the acceptance and ratification of a contract by the Community's Council as well as the approval of the Secretary of the Interior before the Community leases, extends leases, exchanges, or temporarily disposes of water.