House Natural Resources Legislative Hearing

  • U.S. House of Representatives 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 United States

The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands will hold a legislative hearing on H.R. 3565, H.R. 3839, H.R. 4233, H.R. 5132.

 

LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 3565 (Rep. Lois Capps), To expand the boundary of the California Coastal National Monument, and for other purposes. "California Coastal National Monument Expansion Act"
  • H.R. 3839 (Rep. Kristi Noem), To transfer administrative jurisdiction over certain Bureau of Land Management land from the Secretary of the Interior to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for inclusion in the Black Hills National Cemetery, and for other purposes. "Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act"
  • H.R. 4233 (Rep. Dana Rohrabacher), To eliminate an unused lighthouse reservation, provide management consistency by incorporating the rocks and small islands along the coast of Orange County, California, into the California Coastal National Monument managed by the Bureau of Land Management, and meet the original Congressional intent of preserving Orange County's rocks and small islands, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 5132 (Rep. Greg Walden), To adjust the eastern boundary of the Whychus-Deschutes Wilderness Study Area in the State of Oregon to facilitate fire prevention and response activities to protect adjacent private property, and for other purposes. 

 

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I:

The Honorable Lois Capps
California’s 24th District
Member of Congress

The Honorable Dana Rohrabacher
California’s 48th District
Member of Congress

The Honorable Greg Walden
Oregon’s 2nd District
Member of Congress

The Honorable Kristi Noem
South Dakota’s At-Large District
Member of Congress

Panel II:

Ms. Abbie Jossie
Acting Assistant Director, National Landscape Conservation System & Community Partnerships
Bureau of Land Management
Washington, D.C.

Mr. Richard Hoffmann
Fire Chief
Crooked River Ranch Fire and Rescue
Terrebonne, Oregon

 

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