Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming) speaks at the Senate Indian Affairs Committee's first business meeting and hearing of the 114th Congress on January 28. Also pictured, from left to right: Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minnesota). Photo by Indianz.Com

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee has scheduled a business meeting and oversight hearing on Wednesday.

Three bills are on the agenda for the business meeting. They are:
S.230, A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation of Alaska.
S.321 A bill to allow the Miami Nation to revoke its charter under the Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act.
S.501, A bill to make technical corrections to a water rights settlement between the Navajo Nation and the state of New Mexico.

The business meeting starts at 2:30pm but will not be webcast. It will be immediately followed by an oversight hearing on the fiscal year 2016 budget request for Indian programs.

A witness list for the hearing hasn't been posted online.

Committee Notices;
Business Meeting to Consider S. 230, S. 321, and S. 501 (February 25, 2015)
Oversight Hearing on "The President's FY2016 Budget Request for Indian Programs." (February 25, 2015)

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