U.S. Department of Interior PROGRESS Act Negotiated Rulemaking Committee

Plenary Agenda - November 14, 2022

Hosted Via ZoomGov (Committee Members), Broadcast via MS Teams (Public Access)

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Federal and Tribal Caucuses (separate meetings)
(Federal Mediators will visit both caucuses) *

1:00pm – 1:30pm Meeting Opens
  • Meeting Convened: Alternate DFO Regina Gilbert, RACA
  • Welcome and meeting overview: FMCS Team
  • Blessing: Chairman Russel (Buster) Attebery
  • Membership Update and Roll Call: Regina Gilbert, ADFO
  • Prior Meeting Minutes: Regina Gilbert, ADFO
1:30pm – 2:00pm

Committee Operating Protocols and Negotiation Process
FMCS-facilitated discussion and deliberations

  • Subcommittee Report-Out
    • Gerry Hope, Subcommittee Tribal Lead
    • Jody H. Schwarz, Attorney-Advisor, DOI
  • Committee Deliberations
2:30pm – 2:45pm Public Comment #1*
2:45pm – 3:00pm Break

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Federal and Tribal Caucuses (separate meetings)
(Federal Mediators will visit both caucuses) *

3:30pm– 4:30pm

Review of Negotiation Topics
FMCS-facilitated discussion and deliberations

  • Tribal presentation:
    • Matt Jaffe, Partner Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry, LLP
  • Committee discussion

4:30pm– 4:45pm

Public Comment #2

4:45pm – 5:00pm

Agenda Setting

  • Travel overview: Regina Gilbert, ADFO
  • Next Committee meeting
    • December 16 (virtual)
  • Confirmation of Hybrid Meetings in Washington, D.C.
    • January 30 – February 3
    • February 27 – March 3
    • March 27 – March 31
5:00pm Meeting adjourned: Regina Gilbert, ADFO

* Denotes period where meeting is in recess
* Note: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments, via email to comments@bia.gov.

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