S.617 - Elko Motocross and Tribal Conveyance Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Reid, Harry [D-NV] (Introduced 03/17/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||05/18/2011 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 112-39.|
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Summary: S.617 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/17/2011)
Elko Motocross and Tribal Conveyance Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to convey to Elko County, Nevada, without consideration, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to approximately 275 acres of land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Elko District, Nevada, as depicted on the map as "Elko Motocross Park." Requires the land conveyed to be used only: (1) as a motocross, bicycle, off-highway vehicle, or stock car racing area; or (2) for any other public purpose consistent with the Recreation and Public Purposes Act.
Holds approximately 373 acres of BLM administered land in trust for the Te-moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians of Nevada. Makes such land part of the Tribe's reservation. Prohibits class II or III gaming on such land. Limits the use of such land to: (1) traditional and customary uses, (2) stewardship conservation for the benefit of the Tribe, and (3) residential or recreational development. Requires the Tribe to pay the Secretary of the Interior the fair market value of any portion of such land used for another purpose.