Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) speaks at the Senate Indian Affairs Committee's first business meeting and hearing of the 114th Congress on January 28. Also pictured, from left to right: Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minnesota). Photo by Indianz.Com
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee has scheduled a business meeting and oversight hearing on Wednesday. Three bills are on the agenda for the business meeting. They are:
S.230, A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation of Alaska.The business meeting starts at 2:30pm but will not be webcast. It will be immediately followed by an oversight hearing on the fiscal year 2016 budget request for Indian programs. A witness list for the hearing hasn't been posted online. Committee Notices;
S.321 A bill to allow the Miami Nation to revoke its charter under the Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act.
S.501, A bill to make technical corrections to a water rights settlement between the Navajo Nation and the state of New Mexico.
Business Meeting to Consider S. 230, S. 321, and S. 501 (February 25, 2015)
Oversight Hearing on "The President's FY2016 Budget Request for Indian Programs." (February 25, 2015)
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