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Full Committee Legislative Hearing on H.R. 5023, H.R. 4384, and H.R. 5468
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 10:00 AM

1324 Longworth House Office Building


COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
10:00 a.m.

LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 5023 (Grijalva), To prescribe procedures for effective consultation and coordination by Federal agencies with federally recognized Indian tribes regarding Federal Government activities that impact tribal lands and interests to ensure that meaningful tribal input is an integral part of the Federal decision-making process.  "Requirements, Expectations, and Standard Procedures for Executive Consultation with Tribes Act, RESPECT Act"
  • H.R. 4384 (Matheson), To establish the Utah Navajo Trust Fund Commission, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 5468 (McKeon), To take certain Federal lands in Mono County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Bridgeport Indian Colony.  "Bridgeport Indian Colony Land Trust, Health, and Economic Development Act of 2010"

WITNESSES & TESTIMONY:

Panel I

The Honorable Jim Matheson (UT-02)
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (CA-25)
U.S. House of Representatives

Panel II

Paul Tsosie
Chief of Staff
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs
Department of the Interior
Washington, D.C.

Panel III

The Honorable Ned Norris
Chairman
Tohono O’odham Nation
Sells, Arizona

The Honorable McCoy Oatman
Chairman
Nez Pierce Tribe
Lapwai, Idaho

Robert A. Williams Jr.
Professor of Law and American Indian Studies
James E. Rogers College of Law
The University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

Panel IV

The Honorable Joe Shirley, Jr.
President
The Navajo Nation
Window Rock, Arizona

Janet Slowman Chee
Teec Nos Pos, Arizona

Mark Maryboy
Montezuma Creek, Utah

The Honorable Joseph Art Sam
Chairman
Bridgeport Indian Colony
Bridgeport, California

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