Summary: S.1281 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (10/09/1997)

Indian Employment and Training Improvement Act of 1997 - Amends the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Demonstration Act of 1992 to, among other things: (1) allow Indian tribal governments to use a specified percentage of the funds made available under the Act for the creation of employment opportunities, including providing private sector training placement; (2) transfer lead agency responsibility for demonstration projects from the Bureau of Indian Affairs to the Office of Self-Governance of the Department of the Interior; and (3) revise the requirement regarding the assignment of Federal personnel to State Indian economic development programs to provide for Federal personnel assignments to Indian tribes with such programs.

Sets forth requirements concerning: (1) Indian tribal government consolidated advisory committees; and (2) Alaska regional consortia.