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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 4000

PUBLIC LAW 100-675—NOV. 17, 1988

Public Law 100-675 100th Congress An Act Nov. 17, 198» [S. 795]

rj.jj provide for the settlement of water rights claims of the La JoUa, Rincon, San Pasqual, Pauma, and Pala Bands of Mission Indians in San Diego County, California, to authorize the lining of the All American Canal, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, San Luis Ray Rights "^

TITLE I—SAN LUIS REY INDIAN WATER RIGHTS SETTLEMENT ACT

Settlement Act. SEC. lOL SHORT TITLE.

This title may be cited as the "San Luis Rey Indian Water Rights Settlement Act'. SEC. 102. DEFINITIONS.

For purposes of this title: (1) BANDS.—The term "Bands" means the La Jolla, Rincon, San Pasqual, Pauma, and Pala Bands of Mission Indians which are recognized by the Secretary of the Interior as the governing bodies of their respective reservations in San Diego County, California. (2) FUND.—The term "Fund" means the San Luis Rey Tribal Development Fund established by section 105. (3) INDIAN WATER AUTHORITY.—The term "Indian Water Authority" means the San Luis Rey River Indian Water Authority, an intertribal Indian entity established by the Bands. (4) LOCAL ENTITIES.—The term "local entities" means the city of Escondido, California; the Escondido Mutual Water Company; and the Vista Irrigation District. (5) SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT.—The term "settlement agreement" means the agreement to be entered into by the United States, the Bands, and the local entities which will resolve all claims, controversies, and issues involved in all the pending proceedings among the parties. (6) SECRETARY.—The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Interior. (7) SUPPLEMENTAL WATER.—The term "supplemental water" means water from a source other than the San Luis Rey River. SEC. 103. CONGRESSIONAL FINDINGS; LOCAL CONTRIBUTIONS; PURPOSE.

(a) FINDINGS.—The Congress finds the following: (1) The Reservations established by the United States for the La JoUa, Rincon, San Pasqual, Pauma, and Pala Bands of Mission Indians on or near the San Luis Rey River in San Diego County, California, need a reliable source of water. (2) Diversions of water from the San Luis Rey River for the benefit of the local entities commenced in the early 1890s and