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The U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will host a legislative hearing on S.465, the Bridging Agency Data Gaps and Ensuring Safety (BADGES) for Native Communities Act, and S.2695, the Parity for Law Enforcement Act on Wednesday, May 1 at 2:30 p.m. - EDT.

U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawaiʻi), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), vice chairman of the Committee, will lead the hearing.

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Prior to the legislative hearing, the Committee will hold a business meeting to consider five bills –

Event Details:

WHAT:

Schatz and Murkowski to lead Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Legislative Hearing

WITNESSES:

  • The Honorable Bryan Newland, Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Affairs – U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC
  • The Honorable Mark Macarro, President, National Congress of American Indians, Washington, DC
  • Mr. Chris Sutter, Chief of Police, Tulalip Tribal Police Department, Tulalip, WA

WHEN:

TOMORROW, May 1, 2024 at 2:30 p.m. EDT

LIVESTREAM:

Live video of the event will be available here.

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