House Resources Committee hearing, markup
The House Natural Resources Committee holds one hearing and one markup of interest this week.

On Wednesday, the committee holds a hearing on four bills, all introduced by Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), the ranking member:
H.R. 2445: To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to recognize Alexander Creek as a Native village, and for other purposes.
H.R. 3350: To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to provide for equitable allotment of lands to Alaska Native veterans. (Alaska Native Veterans Land Allotment Equity Act)
H.R.3351: To adapt the lessons of foreign aid to underdeveloped economies to the provision of Federal economic development assistance to similarly situated remote Native American communities, and for other purposes. (Native American Challenge Demonstration Project Act of 2007)
H.R. 3560: To provide for the completion of certain land selections under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and for other purposes. (Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization Act)

On Thursday, the committee holds a markup on seven bills. Three of them directly affect tribes:
H.R. 2176: To provide for and approve the settlement of certain land claims of the Bay Mills Indian Community.
H.R. 4115: To provide for and approve the settlement of certain land claims of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.
H.R. 3739: To amend the Arizona Water Settlements Act to modify the requirements for the statement of findings.
For the schedule and other information, visit http://resourcescommittee.house.gov