Senate Judiciary Committee holds Executive Business Meeting for Re-Nomination of Eric Miller to the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
1/29 Executive Business Meeting
Sen. Alexander (R-TN) Introduced S.192, Community and Public Health Programs Extension Act
Includes reauthorization for SDPI at current funding until 2024.
Sen. Udall (D-NM) Introduced S.229, a bill to provide advanced appropriations to the BIA, BIE, and IHS
1/25 Referred to Committee on Budget
Provides a new budget authority for advance appropriations for each fiscal year beginning in 2020 for BIA, BIE, and IHS.
Continuing Resolution Became Law, H.J.Res 28 provides funding for the government until February 15
1/25 Became Law
Provided funding for three weeks, ending the 35 day partial government shutdown. Congress and the White House will have until February 15 to pass funding bills for the remainder of the fiscal year.
Sen. Tester (D-MT) Introduced S.257 the Tribal HUD-VASH Act of 2019
1/29 Referred to SCIA
Provides for rental assistance for homeless or at-risk Native veterans
Senate Committee on Indians Affairs Passes 12 bills for Indian Country,
Includes S.209 PROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act
1/29 Business Meeting
SCIA held a Business Meeting to consider 12 bills, which were all ordered to be reported out of Committee without amendments favorably. S.209 streamlines self-governance for DOI similar to IHS processes.