Published July 25, 2017
WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, July 26 at 2:30 PM EDT, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA) will hold a business meeting to consider:
· S. 1285, the Oregon Tribal Economic Development Act; and
· H.R. 984, the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017.
The business meeting with be immediately followed by a committee oversight hearing on “The GAO Reports on Human Trafficking of American Indian and Alaska Natives in the United States.”
WHAT: A committee business meeting, followed by an oversight hearing.
WHEN: 2:30 PM EDT, Wednesday, July 26, 2017
WHERE: 628 Senate Dirksen Office Building
Live video and written witness testimony will be provided at indian.senate.gov.
MS. GRETTA L. GOODWIN, PH.D., Director, Homeland Security and Justice Issues, U.S. Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC
MR. TRACY TOULOU, Director, Office of Tribal Justice, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC
MR. JASON THOMPSON, Acting Deputy Director – Justice Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, DC
MS. NICOLE MATTHEWS, Executive Director, Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition, St. Paul, Minneapolis
MS. ALISON E. KEAR, Executive Director, Covenant House Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska
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