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Indian Affairs Committee hearing on Thursday


The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a legislative hearing this Thursday.

The hearing takes place at 2:15pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. The agenda lists four bills:
S.313, White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Right Quantification Act

S.443, the Hoh Indian Tribe Safe Homelands Act

S.633, the Tribal Health Promotion and Tribal Colleges and Universities Advancement Act

H.R.326, the Cocopah Lands Act

On March 12, Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota), the chairman of the committee, said he planned an April 2 hearing to address the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar. The committee's web site does not yet indicate a hearing on the issue.

Committee Notice:
LEGISLATIVE HEARING on the following bills (April 2, 2009)