House Resources Committee markup session
Note: The Native Hawaiian bill was NOT considered at the markup this afternoon. It was taken off the agenda prior to the session.

The House Natural Resources Committee is holding a markup session this afternoon to consider the Native Hawaiian recognition bill.

H.R.505, the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2007, was introduced last month. It extends the policy of self-determination to the indigenous people of Hawaii.

Also on the agenda is H.R.865, the Copper Valley Native Allotment Resolution Act of 2007, a bill that would grant rights-of-way for electric transmission lines over certain Native allotments.

The session begins at 1:30pm and will be broadcast on the Internet at http://resourcescommittee.house.gov.

Committee Notice:
Committee Notice: Full Committee Markup (March 7, 2007)

Relevant Links:
Office of Hawaiian Affairs - http://www.oha.org

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