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                     NEVADA NATIVE NATIONS LAND ACT

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Public Law 114-232
114th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To require the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for 
     certain Indian tribes, and for other purposes. <<NOTE: Oct. 7, 
                         2016 -  [H.R. 2733]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Nevada Native 
Nations Land Act.>> 
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Nevada Native Nations Land Act''.
SEC. 2. DEFINITION OF SECRETARY.

    In this Act, the term ``Secretary'' means the Secretary of the 
Interior.
SEC. 3. CONVEYANCE OF LAND TO BE HELD IN TRUST FOR CERTAIN INDIAN 
                    TRIBES.

    (a) Conveyance of Land To Be Held in Trust for the Fort McDermitt 
Paiute and Shoshone Tribe.--
            (1) Definition of map.--In this subsection, the term ``map'' 
        means the map entitled ``Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation 
        Expansion Act'', dated February 21, 2013, and on file and 
        available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of 
        the Bureau of Land Management.
            (2) Conveyance of land.--Subject to valid existing rights, 
        all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to 
        the land described in paragraph (3)--
                    (A) is held in trust by the United States for the 
                benefit of the Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribe; 
                and
                    (B) shall be part of the reservation of the Fort 
                McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribe.
            (3) Description of land.--The land referred to in paragraph 
        (2) is the approximately 19,094 acres of land administered by 
        the Bureau of Land Management as generally depicted on the map 
        as ``Reservation Expansion Lands''.

    (b) Conveyance of Land To Be Held in Trust for the Shoshone Paiute 
Tribes.--
            (1) Definition of map.--In this subsection, the term ``map'' 
        means the map entitled ``Mountain City Administrative Site 
        Proposed Acquisition'', dated July 29, 2013, and on file and 
        available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of 
        the Forest Service.
            (2) Conveyance of land.--Subject to valid existing rights 
        and paragraph (4), all right, title, and interest of the United 
        States in and to the land described in paragraph (3)--

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                    (A) is held in trust by the United States for the 
                benefit of the Shoshone Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley 
                Indian Reservation; and
                    (B) shall be part of the reservation of the Shoshone 
                Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation.
            (3) Description of land.--The land referred to in paragraph 
        (2) is the approximately 82 acres of land administered by the 
        Forest Service as generally depicted on the map as ``Proposed 
        Acquisition Site''.
            (4) Condition on conveyance.--The conveyance under paragraph 
        (2) shall be subject to the reservation of an easement on the 
        conveyed land for a road to provide access to adjacent National 
        Forest System land for use by the Forest Service for 
        administrative purposes.
            (5) Facilities and improvements.--The Secretary of 
        Agriculture (acting through the Chief of the Forest Service) 
        shall convey to the Shoshone Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley 
        Indian Reservation any existing facilities or improvements to 
        the land described in paragraph (3).

    (c) Conveyance of Land To Be Held in Trust for the Summit Lake 
Paiute Tribe.--
            (1) Definition of map.--In this section, the term ``map'' 
        means the map entitled ``Summit Lake Indian Reservation 
        Conveyance'', dated February 28, 2013, and on file and available 
        for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau 
        of Land Management.
            (2) Conveyance of land.--Subject to valid existing rights, 
        all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to 
        the land described in paragraph (3)--
                    (A) is held in trust by the United States for the 
                benefit of the Summit Lake Paiute Tribe; and
                    (B) shall be part of the reservation of the Summit 
                Lake Paiute Tribe.
            (3) Description of land.--The land referred to in paragraph 
        (2) is the approximately 941 acres of land administered by the 
        Bureau of Land Management as generally depicted on the map as 
        ``Reservation Conveyance Lands''.

    (d) Conveyance of Land To Be Held in Trust for the Reno-Sparks 
Indian Colony.--
            (1) Definition of map.--In this subsection, the term ``map'' 
        means the map entitled ``Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Expansion'', 
        dated June 11, 2014, and on file and available for public 
        inspection in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land 
        Management.
            (2) Conveyance of land.--Subject to valid existing rights, 
        all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to 
        the land described in paragraph (3)--
                    (A) is held in trust by the United States for the 
                benefit of the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony; and
                    (B) shall be part of the reservation of the Reno-
                Sparks Indian Colony.
            (3) Description of land.--The land referred to in paragraph 
        (2) is the approximately 13,434 acres of land administered by 
        the Bureau of Land Management as generally depicted on the map 
        as ``RSIC Amended Boundary''.

    (e) Conveyance of Land To Be Held in Trust for the Pyramid Lake 
Paiute Tribe.--

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            (1) Map.--In this subsection, the term ``map'' means the map 
        entitled ``Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation Expansion'', dated 
        April 13, 2015, and on file and available for public inspection 
        in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management.
            (2) Conveyance of land.--Subject to valid existing rights, 
        all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to 
        the land described in paragraph (3)--
                    (A) is held in trust by the United States for the 
                benefit of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe; and
                    (B) shall be part of the reservation of the Pyramid 
                Lake Paiute Tribe.
            (3) Description of land.--The land referred to in paragraph 
        (2) is the approximately 6,357 acres of land administered by the 
        Bureau of Land Management as generally depicted on the map as 
        ``Reservation Expansion Lands''.

    (f) Conveyance of Land To Be Held in Trust for the Duckwater 
Shoshone Tribe.--
            (1) Map.--In this subsection, the term ``map'' means the map 
        entitled ``Duckwater Reservation Expansion'', dated October 15, 
        2015, and on file and available for public inspection in the 
        appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management.
            (2) Conveyance of land.--Subject to valid existing rights, 
        all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to 
        the land described in paragraph (3)--
                    (A) is held in trust by the United States for the 
                benefit of the Duckwater Shoshone Tribe; and
                    (B) shall be part of the reservation of the 
                Duckwater Shoshone Tribe.
            (3) Description of land.--The land referred to in paragraph 
        (2) is the approximately 31,229 acres of land administered by 
        the Bureau of Land Management as generally depicted on the map 
        as ``Reservation Expansion Lands''.

    (g) Revocation of Public Land Orders.--Any public land order that 
withdraws any portion of land conveyed to an Indian tribe under this 
section shall be revoked to the extent necessary to permit the 
conveyance of the land.
SEC. 4. ADMINISTRATION.

    (a) <<NOTE: Deadline.>>  Survey.--Not later than 180 days after the 
date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall complete a survey of 
the boundary lines to establish the boundaries of the land taken into 
trust for each Indian tribe under section 3.

    (b) Use of Trust Land.--
            (1) Gaming.--Land taken into trust under section 3 shall not 
        be eligible, or considered to have been taken into trust, for 
        class II gaming or class III gaming (as those terms are defined 
        in section 4 of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (25 U.S.C. 
        2703)).
            (2) Thinning; landscape restoration.--With respect to the 
        land taken into trust under section 3, the Secretary, in 
        consultation and coordination with the applicable Indian tribe, 
        may carry out any fuel reduction and other landscape restoration 
        activities, including restoration of sage grouse habitat,

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        on the land that is beneficial to the Indian tribe and the 
        Bureau of Land Management.

    Approved October 7, 2016.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 2733 (S. 1436):
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 114-487 (Comm. on Natural Resources).
SENATE REPORTS: No. 114-216 (Comm. on Indian Affairs) accompanying S. 
1436.
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 162 (2016):
            June 7, considered and passed House.
            Sept. 29, considered and passed Senate.

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