Senate Indian Affairs business meeting and hearing
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is holding a business meeting and hearing next Thursday, June 19.

The agenda for the business meeting has not been released. Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota), the chairman of the committee, said last week that he wants to subpoena the Bureau of Indian Affairs over a long-delayed detention facilities report.

The meeting will be followed by a hearing on a draft bill to address law enforcement in Indian Country. The committee released an updated version of the proposed legislation after taking input from tribes during four hearings and a number of listening sessions.

Other Documents:
Concept Paper | Press Release

Committee Notice:
BUSINESS MEETING to consider pending legislative issues, to be followed immediately by a HEARING on a draft bill to address law and order in Indian country. (June 19, 2008)

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