Committee on Indian Affairs to hold business meeting, oversight hearing & legislative hearing

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Meeting and hearings to be held May 15 include consideration of S. 832, a bill to nullify the Supplemental Treaty Between the United States of America and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of Indians of Middle Oregon

News Release

United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 2:30 PM EDT, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a business meeting to consider:

  • S. 279, the Tribal School Federal Insurance Parity Act.
  • S. 832, A bill to nullify the Supplemental Treaty Between the United States of America and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of Indians of Middle Oregon, concluded on November 15, 1865.
  • S. 1207, the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act of 2019.

The business meeting will be immediately followed by a Committee oversight hearing titled “The President’s FY 2020 Budget Request for Indian Programs” and a legislative hearing to receive testimony on S. 1211, the AUTOS Act. 

Details

What: A committee business meeting, followed by an oversight hearing titled “The President’s FY 2020 Budget Request for Indian Programs” and a legislative hearing to receive testimony on S. 1211, the AUTOS Act

When: 2:30 PM EDT, Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Where: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Live video and written testimony for the oversight and legislative hearings will be provided here.

Witnesses

Panel I – Oversight Hearing

Mr. Matt M. Dummeruth, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington,

Panel II – Legislative Hearing

Mr. John Tahsuda III, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC

The Honorable Jamie Azure, Chairman, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, Belcourt, ND

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