House Natural Resources Committee hearing

The House Natural Resources Committee is holding a hearing this Wednesday on three Indian bills.

The committee will take up:
* H.R. 673: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to take lands in Yuma County, Arizona, into trust as part of the reservation of the Cocopah Indian Tribe, and for other purposes.
* H.R. 1575: To reaffirm and clarify the Federal relationship of the Burt Lake Band as a distinct federally recognized Indian Tribe, and for other purposes. (Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Reaffirmation Act)
* H.R. 2120: To direct the Secretary of the Interior to proclaim as reservation for the benefit of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians a parcel of land now held in trust by the United States for that Indian tribe.
The hearing takes place at 11am in Room 1324 of the Longworth House Office Building.

Committee Notice:
Full Committee Legislative Hearing: H.R. 673, H.R. 1575 and H.R. 2120 (June 13, 2007)

Relevant Links:
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