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Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedule for month of June

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Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), on right, and Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), on left, are chair and vice chair, respectively, of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. Photo from April 9, 2014, hearing

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee has a number of events scheduled for the remainder of the month.

On Wednesday, June 11, the committee will hold a business meeting. The agenda includes:
S.919, A bill to amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to provide further self-governance by Indian tribes, and for other purposes.
S.1447, A bill to make technical corrections to certain Native American water rights settlements in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes.
S.1574, A bill to amend the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Demonstration Act of 1992 to facilitate the ability of Indian tribes to integrate the employment, training, and related services from diverse Federal sources, and for other purposes.
S.2041, A bill to repeal the Act of May 31, 1918, and for other purposes.
S.2188, A bill to amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian tribes.

The business meeting will not be webcast. But it will immediately be followed by another oversight hearing into Indian education -- this one focuses on higher education.

The following week, the committee holds a legislative hearing on June 18. The agenda includes:

S.1948, A bill to promote the academic achievement of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian children with the establishment of a Native American language grant program;
S.1998, A bill to amend the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act to reserve funds for American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Tribal College or University adult education and literacy;
S.2299, A bill to amend the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to reauthorize a provision to ensure the survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages.

And in the last full week of June, the committee will hold an oversight hearing on economic development on June 25.

Committee Notices:
Business Meeting to consider the following legislation (June 11, 2014)
Oversight Hearing on "Indian Education Series: Examining Higher Education for American Indian Students." (June 11, 2014)
Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on the following bills (June 18, 2014)
Oversight Hearing on "Economic Development: Encouraging Investment in Indian Country" (June 25, 2014)


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