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Senate Indian Affairs Committee to discuss bills
Thursday, November 13, 2003

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a business meeting today to discuss measures affecting gaming, trust reform, the Cobell lawsuit and an Oregon tribe.

The bills on the agenda are:
S.1529, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act Amendments of 2003,
S.1721, the American Indian Probate Reform Act of 2003,
S.Res. 248, a resolution Expressing the Sense of the Senate Concerning the Individual Indian Money Account Trust Funds Lawsuit, and
S.Res. 246, a resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that Nov. 22, 1983, the date of the restoration of federal recognition to the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon should be memorialized.

The meeting starts at 10 a.m. in SR-485.

Related Stories:
Congress debates resolution of trust fund case (10/30)
Tribes back improvements in probate reform bill (10/16)
Campbell cites pressure facing Indian gaming industry (08/05)

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