ERIC Number: ED127072
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Mar-4
Reference Count: N/A
To Provide for an Additional Assistant Secretary of the Interior Responsible for Indian Affairs. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, 94th Congress, 2d Session on H.R.4344, H.R. 8536, and H.R.11258 (Washington, D.C., March 4, 1976). Serial No. 94-47.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.
To be appointed by the President with the advice and concent of the Senate, this new Assistant Secretary would have such duties as the Secretary of Interior assigned, with respect to the conduct of Indian affairs, and would assume the duties of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. One of his primary responsibilities would be to help guide the implementation of the national policy of Indian self-determination set forth in the Indian Self-Determination Act. This new Assistant Secretary would be able to work full time with the Indians toward the improvement of their socioeconomic conditions and to assist in the development of their full potential, which would benefit both the Indians and the nation. This document presents the texts of these bills; statements of the U.S. Representative from California, the Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Legislative Affairs, and the executive director of the National Congress of American Indians; and the correspondence from the Indian Affairs Subcommittee's chairman, the Assistant Secretary of the Interior, and the Department of the Interior's Under Secretary. (NQ)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.