Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on two bills

Veterans help open the Apsaalooke Warriors Complex in Crow Agency, Montana on September 1, 2015. Photo from Crow Nation News / Facebook

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is holding a legislative hearing on Wednesday.

Two bills are on the agenda. They are:
S.2417, the Tribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act. The bill authorizes the Indian Health Service to cover the cost of veterans’ copays for services rendered at the Veterans Health Administration.
S.2842, the Johnson-O'Malley Supplemental Indian Education Program Modernization Act. The bill updates the decades-old data that the Bureau of Indian Affairs uses to award grants under the Johnson O’Malley (JOM) program.

The hearing takes place immediately following a business meeting in Room 628 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. The witness list follows:
Mr. Michael S. Black
Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.

The Honorable Roger Trudell
Chairman, Santee Sioux Nation, Niobrara, NE

Ms. Carla Mann
President, National Johnson O’Malley Association, Fort Washakie, WY

Committee Notices:
Business Meeting to consider S. 1163, S. 2580 & S. 2739 (May 11, 2016)
Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 2417 & S. 2842 (May 11, 2016)

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