- By Native News Online Staff
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will conduct on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 2:30 p.m. an oversight hearing titled, “The Future of Tribal Energy Development: Implementation of the Inflation Reduction Act and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.”
The Committee will hear directly from the Departments of Energy and the Interior on recent federal investments to support Native energy development.
Prior to the oversight hearing, the Committee will hold a business meeting to consider –
- S. 306, A bill to approve the settlement of the water right claims of the Tule River Tribe, and for other purposes;
- S. 460, A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to establish an urban Indian organization confer policy for the Department of Health and Human Services;
- S. 595, A bill to approve the settlement of water rights claims of the Pueblos of Acoma and Laguna in the Rio San Jose Stream System and the Pueblos of Jemez and Zia in the Rio Jemez Stream System in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes; and
- S. 950, A bill to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to make a technical correction to the water rights settlement for the Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation, and for other purposes.
Schatz and Murkowski to lead Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing
- Dr. Kathleen Hogan, Principal Deputy Under Secretary and Acting Under Secretary for Infrastructure, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C.
- The Honorable Bryan Newland, Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 2:30 p.m. ET
Live video of the event will be available here.
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