News Release

United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 2:30 PM EDT, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a business meeting to consider:

  • S. 279, the Tribal School Federal Insurance Parity Act.
  • S. 832, A bill to nullify the Supplemental Treaty Between the United States of America and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of Indians of Middle Oregon, concluded on November 15, 1865.
  • S. 1207, the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act of 2019.

The business meeting will be immediately followed by a Committee oversight hearing titled “The President’s FY 2020 Budget Request for Indian Programs” and a legislative hearing to receive testimony on S. 1211, the AUTOS Act. 

Details

What: A committee business meeting, followed by an oversight hearing titled “The President’s FY 2020 Budget Request for Indian Programs” and a legislative hearing to receive testimony on S. 1211, the AUTOS Act

When: 2:30 PM EDT, Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Where: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Live video and written testimony for the oversight and legislative hearings will be provided here.

Witnesses

Panel I – Oversight Hearing

Mr. Matt M. Dummeruth, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington,

Panel II – Legislative Hearing

Mr. John Tahsuda III, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC

The Honorable Jamie Azure, Chairman, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, Belcourt, ND