Published July 25, 2017
UPDATE July 26, 2017
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has canceled a business meeting and oversight hearing previously scheduled for today, July 26, 2017 at 2:30 PM EDT.
Information regarding an updated schedule will be announced when available.
WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, July 26 at 2:30 PM EDT, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA) will hold a business meeting to consider:
· S. 1285, the Oregon Tribal Economic Development Act; and
· H.R. 984, the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017.
The business meeting with be immediately followed by a committee oversight hearing on “The GAO Reports on Human Trafficking of American Indian and Alaska Natives in the United States.”
WHAT: A committee business meeting, followed by an oversight hearing.
WHEN: 2:30 PM EDT, Wednesday, July 26, 2017
WHERE: 628 Senate Dirksen Office Building
Live video and written witness testimony will be provided at indian.senate.gov.
MS. GRETTA L. GOODWIN, PH.D., Director, Homeland Security and Justice Issues, U.S. Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC
MR. TRACY TOULOU, Director, Office of Tribal Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC
MR. JASON THOMPSON, Acting Deputy Director – Justice Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC
MS. NICOLE MATTHEWS, Executive Director, Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition, St. Paul, Minneapolis
MS. ALISON E. KEAR, Executive Director, Covenant House Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska
Links to reports: GAO-17-325 GAO-17-624