Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs Oversight Hearing on "Per Capita Act and Federal Treatment of Trust Per Capita Distributions"
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs
SUBCOMMITTEE ON INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE AFFAIRS
OVERSIGHT HEARING ON:
The Honorable Don Young
The Honorable Doc Hastings
WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:
Christy J. Jacobs
The Honorable Athena Sanchey Yallup
The Honorable Ron Suppah
The Honorable John E. Sirois
The hearing will examine a reportedly new precedent set by the Obama Administration’s Treasury Department to start taxing certain benefits of individual Indian tribal members, including many who are jobless and rely on public assistance. The hearing was requested by several large tribes and will be of interest to those actively engaged in developing their trust natural resources which provide benefits for tribal members.
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