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Senate Indian Affairs sets business meeting


The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting on Thursday, October 27, to consider a number of bills.

On the agenda for the meeting are:
S.1057, the Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2005.

S.1003, The Navajo-Hopi Land Settlement Amendments of 2005.

S.692, A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain public land in northwestern New Mexico by resolving a dispute associated with coal preference right lease interests on the land.

• S. ____ A bill to extend the statute of limitations for breach of trust claims.

S.1219, A bill to authorize certain tribes in the State of Montana to enter into a lease or other temporary conveyance of water rights to meet the water needs of the Dry Prairie Rural Water Association, Inc.

A hearing that was to take place today on a water rights settlement has been postponed. The next hearing will take place Wednesday, October 26, on the tribal lobbying scandal.

Relevant Links:
Senate Indian Affairs Committee - http://indian.senate.gov

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