October 20, 2011, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Legislative Hearing on pending bills >>

September 28th, 2011

October 20, 2011, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Legislative Hearing on pending bills

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has scheduled a legislative hearing on a variety of bills affecting tribal interests. The hearing is scheduled to take place on Thursday, October 20th, at 2:15 p.m. EST in Room 628 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. and will address the following bills:

· S. 134, Mescalero Apache Tribe Leasing Authorization Act;

· S. 399, Blackfeet Water Rights Settlement Act of 2011;

· S. 1298, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act;

· S. 1327, A bill to amend the Act of March 1, 1933, to transfer certain authority and resources to the Utah Dineh Corporation, and for other purposes; and

· S. 1345, Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Grand Coulee Dam Equitable Compensation Settlement Act.

Witnesses for testimony are by invitation only, and a list will be posted on the Committee’s website once confirmed. The record will be open for two weeks after the hearing for written comments.

The webcast of this hearing will be available on the scheduled hearing date on the Committee website. For more information about the hearing or the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, please visit: http://indian.senate.gov/

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