Senate Indian Affairs Committee takes up bills at hearing
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing tomorrow on three bills.

The hearing takes place at 2:15pm and will be broadcast on the Internet. A witness list hasn't been posted.

The bills are:
S. 2802, the Blackfoot River Land Settlement Act, a bill to settle land claims within the Fort Hall Reservation;
S. 1264, the Pine River Indian Irrigation Project Act, a bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to assess the irrigation infrastructure of the Pine River Indian Irrigation Project in the State of Colorado and provide grants to, and enter into cooperative agreements with, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe to assess, repair, rehabilitate, or reconstruct existing infrastructure, and for other purposes; and
S. 439, the Indian Development Finance Corporation Act, a bill to provide for and promote the economic development of Indian tribes by furnishing the necessary capital, financial services, and technical assistance to Indian-owned business enterprises, to stimulate the development of the private sector of Indian tribal economies, and for other purposes.

Committee Notice:
LEGISLATIVE HEARING on the following bills (April 29, 2010)