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Indian Affairs Committee meeting and hearing


The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a business meeting and hearing this afternoon.

Six bills are on the agenda for the meeting. They are: S.797, the Tribal Law and Order Act; S.313, the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act; S.375, the Crow Tribe Water Rights Settlement Act; S.965, the Taos Pueblo Indian Water Rights Settlement Act; S.1105, the Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act; and S.1388, the Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Grand Coulee Dam Equitable Compensation Settlement Act.

The meeting will be followed by a hearing on S.1635, the 7th Generation Promise: Indian Youth Suicide Prevention Act. The witness list follows:
DR. YVETTE ROUBIDEAUX
Director of Indian Health Service.

DR. ERIC BRODERICK
D.D.S., M.P.H., Acting Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

DR. DOLORES SUBIA BIGFOOT
Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, will testify on behalf of the American Psychological Association

Committee Notice:
Business Meeting on pending committee issues, followed by LEGISLATIVE HEARING to examine S. 1635, 7th Generation Promise: Indian Youth Suicide Prevention Act of 2009 (September 10, 2009)

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