Published June 28, 2016
WASHINGTON— On Wednesday, June 29 at 2:15 PM EDT, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a business meeting to consider S. 2842, a bill to amend and reform the Johnson-O’Malley Act to award contracts to certain tribal organizations, Indian corporations, school districts, states, and consortia of tribal organizations, and for other purposes. NOTE: THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
The business meeting will be immediately followed by a committee legislative hearing to receive testimony on the following bills:
· S. 2796, the Repealing Existing Substandard Provisions Encouraging Conciliation with Tribes Act (RESPECT Act);
· S. 2959, a bill to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund; and
· S. 3013, Salish and Kootenai Water Rights Settlement Act of 2016.
WHAT: A committee business meeting, followed by a legislative hearing.
WHEN: 2:15 PM EDT, Wednesday, June 29, 2016
WHERE: 628 Senate Dirksen Office Building
Live video will be provided at indian.senate.gov.
Ms. Alletta Berlin
Chairman Ronnie Lupe – Photo by Naseyowma Photography
Counselor to the Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior,
The Honorable David Flute
Chairman, Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, Agency Village, SD
The Honorable Ronnie Lupe
Chairman, White Mountain Apache Tribe, Whiteriver, AZ
The Honorable Vernon Finley
Chairman, Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation, Pablo, MT