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Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on two bills

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Employees of the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium on a traditional canoe in Sitka, Alaska. Photo: SEARHC

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is hosting a legislative hearing on Wednesday afternoon.

Lawmakers will take testimony on two bills. They follow:
S.772, the AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act. The bill ensures that tribes can receive federal funds to help them develop child abduction alert systems.
S.825, the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act. The bill authorizes a transfer of land from the Indian Health Service in Sitka, Alaska, to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium.

The hearing takes place immediately following a business meeting on Wednesday, May 7, at 2:30pm in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. The witness list follows:

Ms. Eileen M. Garry
Acting Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC

The Honorable Amber Kanazbah Crotty
Delegate, 23rd Navajo Nation Council, Window Rock, AZ

Mr. Charles Clement
President/Chief Executive Officer, Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium, Juneau, AK

Mr. Jim Walters
Program Administrator, National Criminal Justice Training Center, Royse City, TX

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Notice:
Business Meeting to Consider S. 458 & S. 691 (May 10, 2017)
Legislative Hearing to Receive Testimony on S. 772 and S. 825 (May 10, 2017)

Related Stories:
Senate panel takes up bill to bring AMBER Alert funding to tribes (April 28, 2017)
Bill brings funding for AMBER Alert systems to Indian Country (April 18, 2017)

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