Summary: H.R.1945 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate without amendment (07/09/2009)

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

Tule River Tribe Water Development Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Commissioner of Reclamation, to complete and report to specified congressional committees on a feasibility study to evaluate alternatives for the provision of a domestic, commercial, municipal, industrial, and irrigation water supply for the Tule River Tribe of the Tule River Reservation, California. Authorizes appropriations.

Prohibits any project constructed relating to that study from providing water supply for the casino of the Tule River Tribe or any other tribal casino or any lodging, dining, entertainment, meeting space, parking, or other similar facility in support of a gaming activity.

Provides that a water supply provided by a project constructed relating to the feasibility study shall be available to serve: (1) the domestic, municipal, and governmental (including firefighting) needs of the Tribe; and (2) other commercial, agricultural, and industrial needs not related to gaming.