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House subcommittee to hold hearing on three tribal measures

A view of the coastline on the Quileute Reservation in Washington. Photo by Elizabeth Willyard via Quileute Tribe / Facebook

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

Lawmakers will take testimony on three bills. The agenda follows:
H.R.2009, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe Land Conveyance Act. The bill authorizes a land transfer between the federal government, the Tucson Unified School District and to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona. It places about 39.65 acres in trust for the tribe.
H.R. 2719, the Tribal Coastal Resiliency Act . The bill authorizes grants to tribes to help them address climate change, erosion and other impacts on their coastal areas.
H.R.3079, a bill to place land into trust for the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians in California.

The hearing takes place at 2pm in Room 1324 of the Longworth House Office Building. The witness list hasn't been posted online.

Committee Notice:
Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2009, H.R. 2719, H.R. 3079 (November 4, 2015)

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