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Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on two bills

Filed Under: Education | Politics
More on: 113th, languages, scia, senate

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing this afternoon on two Native language bills.

The committee took testimony on S.1948, the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act. The creates a grant program to support Native language immersion programs.

The committee also took testimony on S.2299, the Native American Languages Reauthorization Act. The bill extends a Native language grant program through the end of fiscal year 2019.

The hearing lasted about 2 hours and 12 minutes. Audio can be found on the Indianz.Com Sound Cloud.

Committee Notice:
Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on the following bills (June 18, 2014)

Related Stories:
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills (6/17)

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