Summary: H.R.2978 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (05/16/2006)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Allows the Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, to enter into a lease or other temporary conveyance of water rights recognized under the Fort Peck-Montana Compact for the purpose of meeting the water needs of the Dry Prairie Rural Water Association, Incorporated.