Full Committee Markup on H.R. 1672, H.R. 2062, H.R. 2288, H.R. 3388, H.R. 3603, H.R. 3644, H.R. 3759, H.R. 3804, and H.R. 3940
Wednesday, November 18, 2009 10:00 AM

1324 Longworth House Office Building


COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
10:00 a.m.

FULL COMMITTEE MARKUP ON:

  • H.R. 1672 (Larsen), To reauthorize the Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative Act to promote the protection of the resources of the Northwest Straits, and for other purposes.  "Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative Reauthorization Act of 2009"
  • H.R. 2062 (DeFazio), To amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to provide for penalties and enforcement for intentionally taking protected avian species, and for other purposes.  "Migratory Bird Treaty Act Penalty and Enforcement Act of 2009"
  • H.R. 2288 (Salazar), To amend Public Law 106-392 to maintain annual base funding for the Upper Colorado and San Juan fish recovery programs through fiscal year 2023.  "Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Improvement Act of 2009"
  • H.R. 3388 (Forbes), To modify the boundary of Petersburg National Battlefield in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and for other purposes.  "Petersburg National Battlefield Boundary Modification Act"
  • H.R. 3603 (Marshall), To rename the Ocmulgee National Monument.
  • H.R. 3644 (Capps), To direct the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish education and watershed programs which advance environmental literacy, including preparedness and adaptability for the likely impacts of climate change in coastal watershed regions.  "Bay-Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Regional Program and National Environmental Literacy Grant Program Act"
  • H.R. 3759 (DeFazio), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant economy-related contract extensions of a certain timber contracts between the Secretary of the Interior and timber purchasers, and for other purposes.  "BLM Contract Extension Act"
  • H.R. 3804 (Tonko), To make technical corrections to various Acts affecting the National Park Service, to extend, amend, or establish certain National Park Service authorities, and for other purposes.  "National Park Service Authorities and Corrections Act of 2009"
  • H.R. 3940 (Bordallo), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to extend grants and other assistance to facilitate a political status public education program for the people of Guam.  

COMMITTEE ACTION:

The Committee on Natural Resources met in an open markup session on Wednesday, November 18, 2009, and considered the following bills:

H.R. 3644 (Capps), To direct the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish education and watershed programs which advance environmental literacy, including preparedness and adaptability for the likely impacts of climate change in coastal watershed regions.  "Bay-Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Regional Program and National Environmental Literacy Grant Program Act"

The Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3644.

An amendment in the nature of a substitute was offered by Mrs. Capps.

An amendment to the amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Cassidy #2 was WITHDRAWN.

An amendment to the amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Cassidy #1 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 11 yeas and 16 nays.

The amendment in the nature of a substitute was AGREED TO by voice vote.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 22 yeas and 13 nays.

H.R. 3804 (Tonko), To make technical corrections to various Acts affecting the National Park Service, to extend, amend, or establish certain National Park Service authorities, and for other purposes.  "National Park Service Authorities and Corrections Act of 2009"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3804.

An amendment offered by Mr. Broun #1 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 15 yeas and 21 nays.

An amendment offered by Mr. Hastings on behalf of Mr. Bishop #2 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 15 yeas and 20 nays.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by voice vote.

H.R. 1672 (Larsen), To reauthorize the Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative Act to promote the protection of the resources of the Northwest Straits, and for other purposes.  "Northwest Straits Marine Conservation Initiative Reauthorization Act of 2009"

The Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1672.

An amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Ms. Bordallo was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 2062 (DeFazio), To amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to provide for penalties and enforcement for intentionally taking protected avian species, and for other purposes.  "Migratory Bird Treaty Act Penalty and Enforcement Act of 2009"

The Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2062.

An amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. DeFazio was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 3940 (Bordallo), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to extend grants and other assistance to facilitate a political status public education program for the people of Guam.

The Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3940.

An amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Ms. Bordallo was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 3603 (Marshall), To rename the Ocmulgee National Monument.

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3603.

An amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Grijalva was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 3759 (DeFazio), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant economy-related contract extensions of a certain timber contracts between the Secretary of the Interior and timber purchasers, and for other purposes.  "BLM Contract Extension Act"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3759.

An amendment offered by Mr. Grijalva was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 3388 (Forbes), To modify the boundary of Petersburg National Battlefield in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and for other purposes.  "Petersburg National Battlefield Boundary Modification Act"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3388.

An amendment offered by Mr. Grijalva was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

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