Senate Indian Affairs hearing on Adam Walsh Act
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The Senate Indian Affairs Committee is holding an oversight hearing this morning on tribal implementation of the Adam Walsh Act.

The hearing starts at 10am and will be broadcast at http://indian.senate.gov/public/webcast.ram The witness list follows
Panel 1
THE HONORABLE RON SUPPAH
Chairman, Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation, OR

THE HONORABLE RONALD LOPEZ
Vice Chairman, Tohono O'odham Nation, Sells, AZ

THE HONORABLE ROBERT MOORE
Tribal Councilman, Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Mission, SD

MR. WILLIAM GREGORY
Tribal Prosecutor, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Harbor Springs, MI

MS. JACQUELINE JOHNSON
Executive Director, National Congress of American Indians, Washington, DC

Committee Notice:
OVERSIGHT HEARING on Tracking Sex Offenders in Indian Country: Tribal Implementation of the Adam Walsh Act (July 17, 2008)

Relevant Laws:
Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act | Violence Against Women Act of 2005

Relevant Documents:
White House Fact Sheet: The Adam Walsh Child Protection And Safety Act Of 2006 | President Signs H.R. 4472, the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006

Minnesota Supreme Court Decision:
Minnesota v Peter John Jones (March 22, 2007)

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