S.2024 - Sandia Pueblo Settlement Technical Amendment Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM] (Introduced 12/16/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Latest Action:||12/11/2012 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 561. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2024 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (12/11/2012)
Sandia Pueblo Settlement Technical Amendment Act - Amends the T'uf Shur Bien Preservation Trust Area Act to require the Secretary of Agriculture, upon the receipt of certain consideration and at the request of the Sandia Pueblo of New Mexico and the Secretary of the Interior, to transfer certain national forest land to the Secretary of the Interior to be held in trust for the Pueblo, provided a land exchange with the Pueblo required by that Act is not completed within 90 days of this Act's enactment.
Requires that national forest land to be preserved as open space in its natural state.
Requires the Pueblo to transfer to the Secretary, in exchange for such land, the Pueblo's La Luz tract and an amount equal to the difference between the value of: (1) the national forest land as open space in its natural state, and (2) the La Luz tract and the compensation owed to the Pueblo by the Secretary for the right-of-way and conservation easement on its Piedra Lisa tract.