November 15, 1999 9:00 a.m., Room 412, State Capitol

9:00 a.m.

Call to Order

Roll Call and Determination of Quorum

Approval of Minutes

Opening Remarks Chair Benson

9:15 a.m.

Federal Water Projects in Reservation Areas Mr. Bud Stiles and Mr. Ted Hall, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Pierre

9:45 a.m.

Legislative Update: Federal Missouri River Wildlife Mitigation Act Mr. Doug Hofer, S.D. Department of Game, Fish and Parks

10:15 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

Impacts of Tribal Gaming Operations Mr. Steven Sandven, General Counsel, Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe

11:30 a.m.

Committee Questions and Public Testimony


Lunch Break

1:30 p.m.

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement: Cooperative Efforts and Joint Agreements between Tribal and Nontribal Entities and Related Issues

-Mr. Steven Sandven, General Counsel, Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux Tribe

-Ms. Jenny Fyten, General Counsel, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe

-Ms. Sally Galluzzo, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Rapid City

3:00 p.m.


3:15 p.m.

Committee Questions and Public Testimony

3:45 p.m.

Committee Discussion and Action

4:30 p.m.



Members: Senator Robert Benson, Chair; Representative Kenneth Wetz, Vice Chair; Senators Kenneth Albers, Arnold Brown, Jim Hutmacher, and Paul Valandra; Representatives Richard Hagen, Sam Nachtigal, Bill Napoli, and J.E. "Jim" Putnam.

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