Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Subcommittee sets hearing

The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs will hold a hearing on Wednesday, January 25.

The subcommittee will consider two bills. The first is H.R.2467, the Bridgeport Indian Colony Land Trust, Health, and Economic Development Act.

The bill places approximately 39.36 acres in trust for the Bridgeport Indian Colony of California. The tribe gained federal recognition in 1974.

The second bill is S.292, the Salmon Lake Land Selection Resolution Act. The bill ratifies a land agreement between the Bering Straits Native Corporation, an Alaska Native regional corporation, the state of Alaska and the federal government.

The hearing takes place at 11am in Room 1324 of the Longworth House Office Building.

Committee Notice:
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2467 and S. 292 (January 25, 2012)

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