Native American Water Rights Settlement Project
 

Title

San Luis Rey Settlement Agreement Implementation Act of 2016

Alternative Title

Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act (WIIN Act); Title III - Natural Resources; Subtitle F—Miscellaneous Provisions, Sec. 3605

Tribes

La Jolla Band of Luiseño Mission Indians of the La Jolla Reservation, Pala Band of Luiseño Mission Indians of the Pala Reservation, Pauma Band of Luiseño Mission Indians of the Pauma and Yuima Reservation, Rincon Band of Luiseño Mission Indians of the Rincon Reservation, San Pasqual Band of Diegueño Mission Indians of California

Settlement

San Luis Rey Settlement Agreement

Reservation

La Jolla Indian Reservation, Pala Indian Reservation, Pauma and Yuima Reservation, Rincon Indian Reservation, San Pasqual Indian Reservation

State

CA

Watershed

California Region

HUC Refined

San Luis Rey River

Litigation

Rincon Band of Mission Indians, et al. v. Escondido Mutual Water Company, et al., U.S. Dist. Ct., S.D. Cal. No. 69-217-S; Rincon Band of Mission Indians, et al., v. Vista Irrigation District, U.S. Dist. Ct., S.D. Cal. No 72-276-S; and United States of America, v. Escondido Mutual Water Company and Vista Irrigation District, U.S. Dist. Ct., S.D. Cal. No 72-271-S

Document Type

Federal legislation

Publisher

United States 114th Congress

Publication Date

12-16-2016

Abstract

Federal Legislation: Amendment to San Luis Rey Water Rights Settlement Act. Adding Sec. 112 Implementation of Settlement. The City of Escondido, California, the Vista Irrigation District, the San Luis Rey River Indian Water Authority, and the Bands have approved an agreement, dated December 5, 2014, resolving their disputes over the use of certain land and water rights. The Bands, the San Luis Rey River Indian Water Authority, the City of Escondido, California, the Vista Irrigation District, and the United States have approved a Settlement Agreement dated January 30, 2015. The settlement agreement is approved and ratified along with any amendments needed to reconcile the agreement with this act. Federal players may execute the agreement. There is no major federal action under NEPA. Bands possess federal reserved water rights. Congress approves provisions for allottees. Amendment approves funding. [Source: https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/612/text]

Comments

Winn Act - 227 pages. San Luis Rey Settlement Agreement Implementation Act - 2 pages starting at S. 612—166

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