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News & Analysis In the Congress Volume 48, Issue 12

H.R. 7034

would approve the Kickapoo Tribe Water Rights Settlement Agreement.

Water (generally)

H.R. 7033

would rename the Homestead National Monument of America near Beatrice, Nebraska, as the Homestead National Historical Park.

Public Lands

H.R. 597

would take lands in Sonoma County, California, into trust as part of the reservation of the Lytton Rancheria of California.

Land Use (generally)

S. 3550

would modify the procedures for issuing special recreation permits for certain public land units.

Public Lands

S. Res. 668

which would designate October 5, 2018, as "Energy Efficiency Day" in celebration of the economic and environmental benefits that have been driven by private-sector innovation and federal energy policies, was agreed to by the Senate.

Energy (generally)

S. Res. 642

which would designate the week of September 15, 2018, through September 22, 2018, as "National Estuaries Week," was agreed to by the Senate.

Water (generally)

S. 2074

which would establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain federal property around the Jamestown Reservoir in the state of North Dakota, was passed by the Senate.

Land Use (generally)

S. 995

which would provide for equitable compensation to the Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation for the use of tribal land for the production of hydropower by the Grand Coulee Dam, was passed by the Senate.

Energy (generally)

S. 440

which would establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain federal property around the Dickinson Reservoir in the state of North Dakota, was passed by the Senate.

Land Use (generally)

H.R. 698

which requires a land conveyance involving Elkhorn Ranch and White River National Forest in the state of Colorado, was signed into law by President Trump on October 3, 2018.

Public Lands