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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to Hold Business Meeting, Hearing

WASHINGTON — 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. 832A 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; and

·        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. DUMMERMUTH, 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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