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Subcommittee on National Parks, Recreation and Public Lands Legislative hearing on: H.R. 282, H.R. 3747, H.R. 4692, H.R. 5318
Thursday, September 5, 2002

washington, D.C.

Legislative hearing on:
H.R. 282, to authorize the Pyramid of Remembrance Foundation to establish a memorial in the District of Columbia or its environs to soldiers who have lost their lives during peacekeeping operations, humanitarian efforts, training, terrorist attacks, or covert operations;
H.R. 3747, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the site commonly known as Eagledale Ferry Dock at Taylor Avenue in the State of Washington for potential inclusion in the National Park System;
H.R. 4692, to amend the Act entitled `An Act to authorize the Establishment of the Andersonville National Historic Site in the State of Georgia, and for other purposes', to provide for the addition of certain donated lands to the Andersonville National Historic Site; and
H.R. 5318, (a bill to be introduced Wednesday, September 4, 2002) to provide for an exchange of certain private property in Colorado and certain Federal property in Utah.


Panel 1:

The Honorable Steve LaTourette, Representative from the 19th District of Ohio, (H.R. 282)

The Honorable Jay Inslee, Representative from the 1st District of Washington, (H.R. 3747)

The Honorable Sanford Bishop, Representative from the 2nd District of Georgia, (H.R. 4692)


Panel 2:

*Mr. John Parsons, Associate Regional Director, National Capital Region, National Park Service
*Click on bill to see testimony: (HR 282HR 3747 and HR  4692)

Mr. Jim Hughes, Deputy Director, Bureau of Land Management, (H.R. 5318)


Panel 3:

Ms. Tracey Ash, Secretary/Treasurer, Pyramid of Remembrance Foundation, Mentor, Ohio, (H.R. 282)

The Honorable Darlene Kordonowy, Mayor, Bainbridge Island, Washington, (H.R. 3747)

Mr. Clarence Moriwaki, Chair, Bainbridge Island WWII Nikkei Internment and Exclusion Memorial Committee, Bainbridge Island, Washington, (H.R. 3747)

Mr. Langdon SheffieldPresident, Friends of Andersonville, Americus, Georgia, (H.R. 4692)


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