Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

Chairman
Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT]
Vice Chairman
Sen. John Barrasso [R-WY]

The chairman is always selected from the majority party. The ranking member is the most senior member of the minority party.

Democrats
8
Republicans
6
Track Committee
Official Website: http://indian.senate.gov/

Committee Members

Chairman
Jon Tester
Montana
Democrat
Vice Chairman
John Barrasso
Wyoming
Republican
Mark Begich
Alaska
Democrat
Maria Cantwell
Washington
Democrat
Michael Crapo
Idaho
Republican
Deb Fischer
Nebraska
Republican
Alan “Al” Franken
Minnesota
Democrat
Heidi Heitkamp
North Dakota
Democrat
John Hoeven
North Dakota
Republican
Tim Johnson
South Dakota
Democrat
John McCain
Arizona
Republican
Lisa Murkowski
Alaska
Republican
Brian Schatz
Hawaii
Democrat
Tom Udall
New Mexico
Democrat

Committee Bills

Browse 52 bills referred to this committee.

Recent Activity

Committee Meeting

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Meeting

Hearings to examine S.2442, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to take certain land and mineral rights on the reservation of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana and other culturally important land into trust for the benefit of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, S.2465, to require the Secretary of the Interior to take into trust 4 parcels of Federal land for the benefit of certain Indian Pueblos in the State of New Mexico, S.2479, to provide for a land conveyance in the State of Nevada, S.2480, to require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to Elko County, Nevada, and to take land into trust for certain Indian tribes, and S.2503, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to enter into the Big Sandy River-Planet Ranch Water Rights Settlement Agreement and the Hualapai Tribe Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Agreement, to provide for the lease of certain land located within Planet Ranch on the Bill Williams River in the State of Arizona to benefit the Lower Colorado River Multi-Species Conservation Program, and to provide for the settlement of specific water rights claims in the Bill Williams River watershed in the State of Arizona. (Location: SD-628)

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Jul 09, 2014 2:30 p.m.