Legislative Hearing on H.R. 205 and H.R. 2362
Thursday, November 3, 2011 2:00 PM
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs
1324 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE AFFAIRS
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Thursday, November 3, 2011
2:00 p.m.

LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 205 (Heinrich), To amend the Act titled "An Act to authorize the leasing of restricted Indian lands for public, religious, educational, recreational, residential, business, and other purposes requiring the grant of long-term leases", approved August 9, 1955, to provide for Indian tribes to enter into certain leases without prior express approval from the Secretary of the Interior. “HEARTH Act of 2011”
  • H.R. 2362 (Cole), To facilitate economic development by Indian tribes and encourage investment by Turkish enterprises. “Indian Tribal Trade and Investment Demonstration Project Act of 2011”

OPENING STATEMENT:

The Honorable Don Young
Chairman

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

The Honorable Tom Cole, R-OK
Member of Congress

The Honorable Martin Heinrich, D-NM
Member of Congress

Panel II

Michael S. Black (H.R. 205, HR 2362)
Director
Bureau of Indian Affairs

The Honorable John L. Berrey (H.R. 2362)
Chairman
Business Committee
Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma

The Honorable Floyd Tortalita (H.R. 205)
(Pueblo of Acoma)
Vice Chairman
National American Indian Housing Council

Lincoln McCurdy (H.R. 2362)
President
Turkish Coalition of America
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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