October 18, 2011

Business Meeting on S. 1262, the Native Culture, Language and Access for Schools Act (Native CLASS); Followed by a Legislative Hearing on Bills Pending Before the Committee

Washington D.C. –
U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka (D-Hawaii), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, will hold a business meeting followed by a legislative hearing on October 20, 2011, at 2:15 p.m., in room 628 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building. The purpose of the hearing is to learn about the legislation from the affected parties and the Administration so the Committee can determine future action to take on the bills.
Business Meeting Agenda:
S. 1262, Native Culture, Language, and Access for Success in Schools Act
Legislative Hearing Agenda:
S. 134, Mescalero Apache Tribe Leasing Authorization Act;
S. 399, Blackfeet Water Rights Settlement Act of 2011;
S. 1327, A bill to amend the Act of March 1, 1933, to transfer certain authority and resources to the Utah Dineh Corporation, and for other purposes; and
S. 1345, Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Grand Coulee Dam Equitable Compensation Settlement Act.
Contact: Emily Deimel
Contact Phone: 202-224-2251
Contact E-mail: emily_deimel@indian.senate.gov