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STRC considers letter to BIA/FBI re: Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force

Wednesday, September 11, 2019/Categories: Legislative Branch/Tags:

The Legislature's State-Tribal Relations Committee will hold a conference call on Monday, September 16, at 2 p.m. to discuss sending a letter to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Federal Bureau of Investigations regarding their participation in the Montana Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force.

Members of the STRC will attend the meeting by phone. Members of the public may attend in person in Room 317 of the Capitol in Helena. Written comments may also be submitted to the committee staff in advance.

Members of the STRC include Representatives Jade Bahr (D-Billings); Alan Doane (R-Bloomfield); Dale Mortensen (R-Billings); Vice Chair Rae Peppers (D-Lame Deer); Joe Read (R-Ronan); and Sharon Stewart-Peregoy (D-Crow Agency); as well as Senators Jen Gross (D-Billings); Dan Salomon (R-Ronan); Chair Jason Small (R-Busby); and Frank Smith (D-Poplar).

The meeting will be live streamed at http://leg.mt.gov.

For more information about the meeting, visit the committee’s website or contact Hope Stockwell, committee staff.

Committee Website: www.leg.mt.gov/tribal
Committee Staff: hstockwell@mt.gov or 406-444-9280

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