S.1977 - Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas Water Rights Settlement Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Moran, Jerry [R-KS] (Introduced 06/26/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Indian Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/26/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1977 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/26/2019)
Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas Water Rights Settlement Act
This bill modifies and ratifies the Kickapoo Tribe Water Rights Settlement Agreement entered into by the tribe and Kansas.
The bill confirms a consumptive tribal water right in the Delaware River Basin of up to 4,705 acre-feet of water per year.
The bill also outlines waivers, releases, and retentions of claims by the tribe and the United States under the settlement agreement.