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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 623, H.R. 740, H.R. 841, H.R. 931, H.R. 1306, and H.R. 1410
Thursday, May 16, 2013 2:00 PM
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515

Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 623 (Young of AK), To provide for the conveyance of certain property located in Anchorage, Alaska, from the United States to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. “Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act”
  • H.R. 740 (Young of AK), To provide for the settlement of certain claims under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and for other purposes. “Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act”
  • H.R. 841 (Schrader), To amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to make technical corrections, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 931 (Schrader), To provide for the addition of certain real property to the reservation of the Siletz Tribe in the State of Oregon.
  • H.R. 1306 (Young of AK), To provide for the partial settlement of certain claims under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. “Southeast Alaska Native Land Conveyance Act”
  • H.R. 1410 (Franks), To prohibit gaming activities on certain Indian lands in Arizona until the expiration of certain gaming compacts. “Keep the Promise Act of 2013”

Member Statements:

The Honorable Don Young
Subcommittee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:


Michael Black (H.R. 841, H.R. 931, and H.R. 1410)
Bureau of Indian Affairs
U.S. Department of the Interior

Robert McSwain (H.R. 623)
Deputy Director for Management Operations
Department of Health and Human Services

Jim Peña (H.R. 740 and H.R. 1306)
Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System
U.S. Forest Service
Department of Agriculture


Andy Teuber (H.R. 623)
Board Chair and President
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Reyn Leno (H.R. 841)
Tribal Council Chair
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde

Delores Pigsley (H.R. 931)
Tribal Chairman
Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon

Byron Mallott (H.R. 740 & H.R. 1306)
Member, Board of Directors
Sealaska Corporation
(Truth in Testimony Form)


Diane Enos (H.R. 1410)
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Ned Norris, Jr. (H.R. 1410)
Tohono O'odham Nation

Jimmie Rosenbruch (H.R. 740)
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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