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- Directs the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Reclamation, not later than the latter of two years after funds are appropriated or the signing of a reserved water rights settlement agreement by the Tule River Tribe and other settling water users, to complete a feasibility study to evaluate alternatives for a domestic, commercial, municipal, industrial, and irrigation water supply for the Tule River Tribe of the Tule River Reservation.
- Prohibits any project conducted in relation to that study from providing water supplies for any other Tribal casino, except: (1) the casino in its current form and dimensions operated by the Tribe on the Tule River Reservation; and (2) any lodging, dining, entertainment, meeting space, parking, or other similar facilities which may be constructed in the future in support of current, or any future expansion of, on-Reservation gaming activities.
|H2305: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a five-year applicable recovery period for depreciation of qualified energy management devices [0 comments]|
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to assign a five-year recovery period for depreciation of qualified energy management devices placed in service by a supplier of electric energy or a provider of electric energy services. Defines an "energy management device" as any time-based meter and related communication equipment used to measure and record electricity usage data on a time-differentiated basis in at least 24 separate time segments per day.
|H1706: To provide for assistance to United States exporters of certain fruits and vegetables in order to ensure better access to foreign markets [0 comments]|
- Amends the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000 to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to regulate plants, plant products, biological control organisms, and noxious weeds for export purposes.
- Directs the Secretary to: (1) coordinate fruit and vegetable market analyses with the private sector and the Administrator of the Foreign Agricultural Service; and (2) make publicly available on an Internet website the status of all export petitions and an explanation of the sanitary or phytosanitary issues associated with each pending export petition, and information on the import requirements of foreign countries for fruits and vegetables.
- Amends the Homeland Security Act to repeal the transfer of agricultural import and entry inspection functions from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
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Instructs the Secretary of the Treasury to auction to the public, from time to time, coal-to-liquid fuel put option contracts having expiration dates of five years, 10 years, 15 years, or 20 years.
|H3767: To provide the Secretary with the authority to increase the number of Customs and Border Protection personnel at Fresno Yosemite International Airport [0 comments]|
Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security to increase by 10 the number of U.S. Customs and Border Protection personnel stationed at Fresno Yosemite International Airport in Fresno County, California.
Directs the Secretary of the Interior, through the Bureau of Reclamation, to: (1) prepare feasibility studies for the design, planning, and construction of all projects and programs that are included in the Friant Water Users Authority document titled "San Joaquin River Restoration Program: Water Management Goal-Recirculation, Recapture of Restoration Flows and Mitigation of Water Supply Reductions"; and (2) carry out any projects and programs determined to be feasible pursuant to any such completed study.
|H3069: To reaffirm and clarify the Federal relationship of the Dunlap Band of Mono Indians as a distinct federally recognized Indian Tribe [0 comments]|
- Reaffirms federal recognition of the Dunlap Band of Mono Indians (the Tribe). Makes all federal laws of general application to Indians and Indian tribes applicable with respect to the Tribe.
- Reaffirms all rights and privileges of the Tribe and members of the Tribe which may have been abrogated or diminished or lost as a result of administrative oversight or neglect, or as a result of implementation of the termination policy of the federal government in California to the Tribe and its members.
- Makes the Tribe and its members eligible for all programs, benefits, and services provided by the United States to Indians and Indian tribes.
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|H925: To provide emergency agricultural disaster assistance for agricultural producers, manufacturers, and workers in the State of California, to appropriate funds for Pacific salmon emergency disaster assistance, and for other purposes [0 comments]|
- Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) to provide assistance: (1) to producers of specialty crops in disaster counties that suffered losses in 2005 or 2006; (2) to citrus producers in disaster counties that suffered losses in 2007; (3) to producers of other specialty crops in disaster counties that suffered losses in 2007; (4) to dairy producers in disaster counties that suffered losses in 2006; and (5) for livestock indemnity payments to producers in disaster counties that incurred losses in 2006 or 2007, or both.
- Directs the Secretary to make grants to California for an expedited disaster assistance program to qualified small businesses that suffered losses during the 2005, 2006, or 2007 crop year as a result of weather-related agricultural losses to the California specialty crop or livestock production sectors.
- Directs the Secretary to provide assistance to tree or fruit and tree nut producers in disaster counties that suffered losses in 2005, 2006, or 2007, or any combination of such years. Defines "tree" to include: (1) a tree (including a Christmas tree, ornamental tree, nursery tree, and potted tree); (2) a bush (including a shrub, nursery shrub, nursery bush, ornamental bush, ornamental shrub, potted bush, and potted shrub); and (3) a vine (including a nursery vine and ornamental vine).
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Amends the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to suspend temporarily the duty on certain sleeping bags.