indianz.com your internet resource indianz.com on facebook indianz.com on twitter indianz.com on Google+
ph: 202 630 8439
Indian Law Online Master Degree
Advertise on Indianz.Com
Home > News > Headlines
Print   Subscribe
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets business meeting on bills

Filed Under: Education | Law | Politics | Trust
More on: 113th, doi, h.r.4002, land-into-trust, languages, miami, moapa, montana, nevada, new mexico, northern cheyenne, oklahoma, pueblo, s.1948, s.2242, s.2299, s.2465, s.2479, s.2480, scia, senate
   


Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), the chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, at a May 21, 2014, hearing. Photo from Flickr

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting on Wednesday.

Seven bills are on the agenda. They are:
S.1948, the Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act. The bill creates a grant program to support Native language immersion programs. The committee held a hearing on June 18.
S.2299, the Native American Languages Reauthorization Act. The bill extends a Native language grant program through the end of fiscal year 2019. A hearing was held on June 18.
S.2442, the Northern Cheyenne Lands Act. The bill requires the Interior Department to place land, mineral rights and important sites into trust for the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana. The committee held a hearing on July 9.
S.2465, the Albuquerque Indian School Land Transfer Act. The bill requires DOI to place land into trust for the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico. A hearing was held on on July 9.
S.2479, the Moapa Band of Paiutes Land Conveyance Act. The bill The bill requires DOI to place land into trust for the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians in Nevada. The committee held a hearing on July 9.
S.2480, the Nevada Native Nations Land Act. The bill requires DOI to place land into trust for seven tribes. The hearing took place July 9.
H.R.4002, a bill to allow the Miami Nation to revoke the charter that was approved under the Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act. The House passed the bill on June 24.

The business meeting takes place at 2:30pm in Room 628 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. It will not be webcast.

The meeting will be followed immediately by an oversight hearing on disasters in Indian Country. The hearing will be webcast.

Committee Notices:
Business Meeting to consider the following legislation (July 30, 2014)
Oversight Hearing on "When Catastrophe Strikes: Responses to Natural Disasters in Indian Country" (July 30, 2014)


Copyright © Indianz.Com
More headlines...
Stay Connected:

Local Links:
Federal Register | Indian Gaming | Jobs & Notices | In The Hoop | Message Board
Latest News:
Tim Giago: Deaths of Native men in Rapid City remain unsolved (10/20)
Charles 'Chuck' Trimble: Let Crazy Horse's spirit rest in peace (10/20)
Native Sun News: Billy Mills wows youth at Black Hills Powwow (10/20)
Ousted Project Runway contestant reaffirms Puyallup heritage (10/20)
Jay Daniels: Let BIA make changes to rights-of-way regulation (10/20)
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe buckles to pressure on park (10/17)
Mark Trahant: Native vote could tip races in Idaho and Colorado (10/17)
Crystal Willcuts: Remembering the beauty that was my mother (10/17)
Blackfeet actress Misty Upham found dead after going missing (10/17)
Citizen Potawatomi Nation sues city over detachment petition (10/17)
Opinion: Politicians relying on Native voters in a close election (10/17)
Poarch Creeks donate another $500K to Democratic candidate (10/17)
Montana to transfer bison from Yellowstone to Fort Peck Tribes (10/17)
Opinion: Listen to Native Americans who oppose racist mascots (10/17)
Charges possible in dispute at Chukchansi Tribe's closed casino (10/17)
Oglala Sioux Tribe might open third casino under new compact (10/17)
Women dominate workforce at Northern Arapaho Tribe's casino (10/17)
Ho-Chunk Nation to shut down poker room after losing lawsuit (10/17)
Blog: What to know about Prop 48 and off-reservation gaming (10/17)
Native Sun News: Native vote plays key role in Senate matchup (10/16)
Dean Chavers: Calling out Ward Churchill and other wannabes (10/16)
Glenn Morris: A sorry spectacle at UN indigenous peoples meet (10/16)
Crosscut to present special award to late activist Billy Frank Jr. (10/16)
Editorial: Our schools can learn from success at tribal colleges (10/16)
Column: Language police want FCC to bar R-word on airwaves (10/16)
Navajo lawyer named chair of Washington gaming commission (10/16)
Judge won't allow factions of Chukchansi Tribe to reopen casino (10/16)
Alabama governor shifts stance on compact for Poarch Creeks (10/16)
Muscogee Nation wins key permit for $375M casino expansion (10/16)
City in California considers proposals for off-reservation casino (10/16)
Connecticut tribes see another decline in slot machine revenue (10/16)
Opinion: North Fork Rancheria's gaming deal deserves yes vote (10/16)
Native Sun News: Governor's race in South Dakota is heating up (10/15)
Puyallup News: Project Runway contestant isn't enrolled in tribe (10/15)
Mark Trahant: Native vote could offer some answers in Kansas (10/15)
Mary Pember: Mental health system fails young Indian woman (10/15)
Ruth Hopkins: Healing the relationship with indigenous people (10/15)
Aura Bogado: BIA tries to reform troubled recognition system (10/15)
Peter d'Errico: Navajo Nation tackles the Doctrine of Discovery (10/15)
Salt River judge releases gang member tied to officer's murder (10/15)
more headlines...

Home | Arts & Entertainment | Business | Canada | Cobell Lawsuit | Education | Environment | Federal Recognition | Federal Register | Forum | Health | Humor | Indian Gaming | Indian Trust | Jack Abramoff Scandal | Jobs & Notices | Law | National | News | Opinion | Politics | Sports | Technology | World

Indianz.Com Terms of Service | Indianz.Com Privacy Policy
About Indianz.Com | Advertise on Indianz.Com

Indianz.Com is a product of Noble Savage Media, LLC and Ho-Chunk, Inc.