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Passed House amended (09/19/2012)

Mescalero Apache Tribe Leasing Authorization Act - Authorizes the Mescalero Apache Tribe to lease or transfer water rights that were adjudicated to the Tribe in State v. Lewis, provided the lease or transfer is for no more than 99 years and complies with the laws of New Mexico.

Makes this Act inapplicable to the lease or transfer of the adjudicated water rights for use on the Tribe's reservation.