Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on the following bills:

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Date: 07/09/2014 02:30 PM
Location: 628 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Type: Legislative Hearing

S. 2442, A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to take certain land and mineral rights on the reservation of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana and other culturally important land into trust for the benefit of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, and for other purposes; S. 2465, A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to take into trust 4 parcels of Federal land for the benefit of certain Indian Pueblos in the State of New Mexico; S. 2479, A bill to provide for a land conveyance in the State of Nevada; S. 2480, A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to Elko County, Nevada, and to take land into trust for certain Indian tribes, and for other purposes; and S. 2503, A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to enter into the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Water Rights Settlement Agreement and the Hualapai Tribe Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Agreement, to provide for the lease of certain land located within Planet Ranch on the Bill Williams River in the State of Arizona to benefit the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program, and to provide for the settlement of specific water rights claims in the Bill Williams River watershed in the State of Arizona.

Witnesses:

 

The Honorable John Walsh
Senator-United States Senate

The Honorable Jeff Flake
Senator-United States Senate

Panel 1

Mr. Michael S. Black
Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs-U.S. Department of the Interior
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Panel 2

The Honorable Llevando Fisher
Chairman-Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
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The Honorable Aletha Tom
Chairwoman-Moapa Band of Paiute Indians
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The Honorable Arlan Melendez
Chairman-Reno-Sparks Indian Colony
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The Honorable Sherry J. Counts
Chairwoman-Hualapai Tribe
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Mr. Michael Canfield
President and CEO-Indian Pueblos Marketing, Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
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