H.R.1491 - Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] (Introduced 03/10/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources | Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Committee Meetings:||07/25/17 4:00PM|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-319; S. Rept. 115-326|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/23/2018 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 559. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1491 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate without amendment (08/23/2018)
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act of 2017
(Sec. 2) This bill ratifies and confirms the actions of the Department of the Interior to: (1) take approximately 1,427 acres of land in Santa Barbara County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, (2) assume jurisdiction over the appeals relating to the acquisition of this land, and (3) dismiss those appeals. The land is made part of the Santa Ynez Indian Reservation.
The bill removes restrictions on the land pursuant to certain state laws.Gaming is prohibited on this land.