S. Rept. 115-143 1 (2017-08-02)

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                                                         Calendar No. 193
                   115TH CONGRESS                                     REPORT
                      1st Session             SENATE                  115-143




                   TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR TO ASSESS SANITA-
                   TION AND SAFETY CONDITIONS AT BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS FACILI-
                   TIES THAT WERE CONSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE AFFECTED COLUMBIA
                   RIVER TREATY TRIBES ACCESS TO TRADITIONAL FISHING GROUNDS
                   AND EXPEND FUNDS ON CONSTRUCTION OF FACILITIES AND STRUC-
                   TURES TO IMPROVE THOSE CONDITIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES


                                   AUGUST 2, 2017.-Ordered to be printed


                          Mr. HOEVEN, from the Committee on Indian Affairs,
                                       submitted the following


                                          REPORT

                                          [To accompany S. 669]

                            [Including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office]
                     The Committee on Indian Affairs, to which was referred the bill
                   (S. 669) to authorize the Secretary of Interior to assess sanitation
                   and safety conditions at Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) facilities
                   that were constructed to provide affected Columbia River Treaty
                   tribes access to traditional fishing grounds and expend funds on
                   construction of facilities and structures to improve those conditions,
                   and for other purposes, having considered the same, reports favor-
                   ably thereon without amendment and recommends that the bill do
                   pass.
                                              PURPOSE
                     The purpose of this bill, S. 669, is to improve safety and sanitary
                   conditions at 27 tribal fishing sites located along the Columbia
                   River by authorizing the BIA to assess conditions and execute im-
                   provements at the 27 In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites that
                   the BIA manages on both sides of the Columbia River.
                     This effort would be done in coordination with the four tribes
                   outlined by statute I and with whom the sites served-the Confed-
                   erated Tribes and Bands of the Yakima Nation (WA), the Nez
                   Perce Tribe (ID), the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs In-
                   dian Reservation of Oregon (OR) and the Confederated Tribes of

                   'See Pub. L. No. 100-581 (102 Stat. 2944).
                      69-010

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