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Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Oceans and Wildlife Hearing on: H.R. 2304, H.R. 4248, H.R. 4517, Markup on: H.R. 4337,
Thursday, September 17, 1998

washington, D.C.

  • Hearing on: 
    H.R. 2304, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to make technical corrections to a map relating to the Coastal Barrier Resources System. 
    H.R. 4248, to authorize the use of receipts from the sale of the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamps to promote additional stamp purchases. 
    H.R. 4517, to assist in the conservation of neotropical migratory birds by supporting and providing financial resources for the conservation programs of nations within the range of neotropical migratory birds and projects of persons with demonstrated expertise in the conservation of these species. 
  • Markup on: 
    H.R. 4337, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide financial assistance to the State of Maryland for a pilot program to develop measures to eradicate or control nutria and restore marshland damaged by nutria. The Nutria Eradication and Control Pilot Program, was passed by voice vote, without amendment, and ordered favorably reported to the Full Committee.

The Honorable Randy "Duke" Cunningham (R-CA) 
Member of Congress


Mr. Daniel M. Ashe 
Assistant Director for Refuges and Wildlife 
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


Ms. Jacqueline Savitz 
Executive Director 
Coast Alliance

Mr. Scott Sutherland 
Director of Governmental Affairs 
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.

Dr. Peter Stangel 
Director of Neotropical Migratory Birds 
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Dr. Daniel P. Beard 
Senior Vice President 
National Audubon Society


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