Native American Water Rights Settlement Project
 

Tribes

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Reservation of Idaho

Settlement

Fort Hall Indian Water Rights Settlement

Reservation

Fort Hall Indian Reservation

State

ID

Watershed

Pacific Northwest Region

Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC)

Columbia River Basin

HUC Refined

Snake River Basin

Litigation

In re Snake River Basin Adjudication, No. 39576, District Court of the Fifth Judicial District of the State of Idaho, in and for the County of Twin Falls

Document Type

Federal legislation

Publisher

United States

Publication Date

1-23-1999

Abstract

Federal Legislation: Fort Hall Water RIghts Act of 1990 (PL 101-602, 104 Stat. 3059, H.R. 5308) Parties: Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, ID, and US. The Act ratifies the Settlement Agreement. It protects existing uses through authorizing contracting for storage space in existing reserviors and placing limits on setting aside of final decree. It addresses the leases, transfers and uses of tribal rights, including instream flows, abandonment or forfieture and uses off reservation.The Act addresses contributions including: a Tribal Development Fund, construction of a Reservation Water Management System; acquisition of lands and grazing rights; places limits on per capita distributions to tribal members; addresses the Trust responsibility, and waivers of claims. The Act addresses allottee rights and other rights not covered by the Act. [Source: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=GPO&browsePath=United+States+Statutes+at+Large+%28Digitized%29%2F1990&searchPath=United+States+Statutes+at+Large+%28Digitized%29%2F1990&leafLevelBrowse=false&isCollapsed=false&isOpen=true&ancestors=root&packageid=STATUTE-104&ycord=1018]

Comments

Federal Legislation ratifying between Shoshone-Bannock Tribe and federal government: 11 pages.

Permanent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/1928/21773

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