Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to Hold Business Meeting & Legislative Hearing On Three Bills

Published November 13, 2018

WASHINGTON —  On Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. EST, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a business meeting to consider:

·        S. 1942, Savanna’s Act.

The business meeting will be immediately followed by a committee legislative hearing on S. 2788, A bill to repeal the Act entitled “An Act to confer jurisdiction on the State of North Dakota over offenses committed by or against Indians on the Devils Lake Indian Reservation”, H.R. 2606, the Stigler Act Amendments of 2018, and H.R. 4032, the Gila River Indian Community Federal Rights-of-Way, Easements and Boundary Clarification Act.

DETAILS:

WHAT:         A committee business meeting, followed by a legislative hearing on S. 2788, H.R. 2606 and H.R. 4032.

WHEN:         2:30 PM EST, Wednesday, November 14, 2018

WHERE:       628 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Live video for the business meeting will be provided here.

Live video and written witness testimony for the legislative hearing will be provided here.

WITNESSES FOR LEGISLATIVE HEARING:

·        MR. DARRYL LACOUNTE, Acting Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC

·        THE HONORABLE JAMES FLOYD, Principal Chief, Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma, Okmulgee, OK

·        THE HONORABLE DOUGLAS YANKTON, SR., Vice Chairman, Spirit Lake Tribe, Fort Totten, ND

·        THE HONORABLE BARNEY ENOS, JR., Councilman, Gila River Indian Community, Sacaton,

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