Senators to unveil law and order reform bill
A comprehensive bill addressing law and order in Indian Country will be unveiled today.

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee developed the bill. It covers a wide range of issues, from domestic violence to detention centers to the Indian Civil Rights Act.

Sen. Byron Dorgan, (D-North Dakota) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), the chair and vice chair of the committee, are introducing the bill. Co-sponsors include Sen. Pete Domenici (R-New Mexico), Sen. Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota) and Sen. John Thune (R-South Dakota).

The bill will be unveiled at a press conference today at 2:30pm in Room S-115 of the U.S. Capitol.

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