Witness list for Senate hearing on law and order
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a business meeting and a hearing tomorrow on a draft bill to address law and order in Indian Country.

The meeting starts at 9:30am. The agenda hasn't been released yet.

The hearing focuses on a draft bill that affects a wide range of law and order issues. The witness list follows:
Panel 1
THE HONORABLE RON HIS HORSE IS THUNDER
Chairman, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

THE HONORABLE JOSEPH A. GARCIA
President, National Congress of American Indians

THE HONORABLE GRETCHEN SHAPPERT
United States Attorney, Western District of North Carolina, United States Department of Justice; Chair of the Department's Native American Issues Subcommittee, Charlotte, North Carolina

MR. W. PATRICK RAGSDALE
Director, Office of Law Enforcement Services, U.S. Department of the Interior

PROFESSOR KELLY STONER
Director, Native American Legal Resource Center and Clinical Programs, Oklahoma City University School of Law

MR. WALTER LAMAR
President and CEO, Lamar Associates

Relevant Documents:
Draft Discussion Bill | 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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