Summary: H.R.1061 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 111-323 (12/22/2010)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on September 29, 2010. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Hoh Indian Tribe Safe Homelands Act - Declares that certain federal land in the state of Washington shall be: (1) held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Hoh Indian Tribe: and (2) part of the Tribe's reservation. Excludes such land from the Olympic National Park.

Directs the Tribe to: (1) conduct a federal land survey; and (2) submit the survey to the Director of the National Park Service for review and concurrence.

Directs the Secretary, upon conveyance of specified nonfederal land owned by the Tribe, to take such land into trust for the benefit of the Tribe.

Prohibits on the federal land: (1) the placement of commercial, residential, or industrial buildings or other structures; (2) any actions that would adversely affect the natural environment; or (3) logging and hunting activities.

Directs the Secretary and the Tribe to make cooperative agreements: (1) for mutual emergency fire aid; and (2) to provide opportunities for the public to learn more about the Tribe's culture and traditions.

Authorizes the Secretary and the Tribe to establish on the land taken into trust a multipurpose nonmotorized trail from Highway 101 to the Pacific Ocean.

Prohibits gaming on land taken into trust under this Act.