|The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting and hearing tomorrow.
The committee will vote on three bills during the meeting, which will not be webcast. They are:
the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act; S.1074,
the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act; and S.1219, the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians Water Rights Settlement Act.
The meeting will be immediately followed by a hearing on five bills -- S.
1474, the Alaska Safe Families and Villages Act; S.
1570, the Indian Health Service Advance Appropriations Act; S.1574,
the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act; S.1622,
the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act; and S.2160,
the Native American Children's Safety Act.
The hearing will be webcast. The witness list follows:
The Honorable Byron L. Dorgan
United States Senator (Ret.), and Founder and Chairman, Center for Native American Youth at the Aspen Institute, Washington, DC
The Honorable Kevin Washburn
Assistant Secretary -Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC
The Honorable Lillian Sparks
Commissioner-Administration of Native Americans, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC
Ms. Natasha Singh
Tribal Judge-Stevens Village, Stevens Village, AK
Ms. Margaret Zientek
Co-Chairperson-P.L. 102-477 Tribal Workgroup, Shawnee, OK
The Honorable Leander R. McDonald
Chairman-Spirit Lake Dakota Nation, Fort Totten, ND
Meeting to consider the following legislation (April 2, 2014)
Hearing to receive testimony on the following bills (April 2, 2014)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets business
meeting & hearing (3/31)
The Native American
Children's Safety Act introduced in Senate (03/27)
Senate Indian Affairs
Committee schedules hearing on five bills (03/24)