S.1425 - A bill to provide for the preservation and sustainability of the family farm through the transfer of responsibility for operation and maintenance of the Flathead Indian Irrigation Project, Montana.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Burns, Conrad R. [R-MT] (Introduced 11/07/1997)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/07/1997 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1425 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/07/1997)
Directs the Secretary of the Interior, within one year after the enactment of this Act, to offer to enter into a contract with the irrigation district for the Flathead Indian Reservation, Montana, under which the district will operate and manage the Flathead Indian Irrigation Project, including the right to use permanent easements purchased under a prior Act.
Terminates any such contract if a U.S. court finds that the district has operated, and persists in operating, the Project in such a manner as likely to damage tribal trust assets.