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Reauthorizing Certain Provisions Relating to Indian Tribal Justice Systems

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REAUTHORIZING CERTAIN PROVISIONS RELATING TO INDIAN TRIBAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS

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Mr. McCAIN. Mr. President, today I have introduced the Indian Tribal Justice Systems Act of 2005, originally introduced as a component of the Native American Omnibus Act of 2005. I am pleased to be joined by the vice chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, BYRON DORGAN, on this bill.

The Indian tribal justice systems amendments extends the authorization for the Indian Tribal Justice Technical and Legal Assistance Act through fiscal year 2010, and extends the Indian Tribal Justice Act for 3 more years.

Mr. President, I look forward to working with my respective colleagues on both sides of the aisle to enact this legislation.

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