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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2687 and H.R. 7516 | Indian and Insular Affairs Subcommittee

On Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at 2:00 p.m., in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Indian and Insular Affairs will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills:

  • H.R. 2687 (Rep. Peltola), To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to exclude certain payments to aged, blind, or disabled Alaska Natives or descendants of Alaska Natives from being used to determine eligibility for certain programs, and for other purposes; and
  • H.R. 7516 (Rep. Johnson of SD), “Purchased and Referred Care Improvement Act of 2024.”

Witnesses and Testimony

The Hon. Melanie Egorin
Assistant Secretary for Legislation
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Washington, D.C. [H.R. 7516] 

The Hon. Frank White Clay
Crow Tribe of Indians
Crow Agency, MT [H.R. 7516] 

The Hon. Jarred-Michael Erickson
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation
Nespelem, WA [H.R. 7516] 

Ms. Janet Alkire
Great Plains Area Representative
National Indian Health Board
Washington, D.C. [H.R. 7516] 

Ms. Sheri Buretta
Chairman of the Board
Chugach Alaska Corporation
Anchorage, AK [Minority Witness] [H.R. 2687]