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Full Committee Markup on H.R. 3824, H.R. 1129, H.R. 2383, H.R. 2875, H.R. 3351, and S. 1339
Friday, September 22, 2006 12:00 PM



COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Friday, September 22, 2006
12:00 p.m.

MARKUP ON:

  • H.R. 3824, (Pombo) To amend and reauthorize the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide greater results conserving and recovering listed species, and for other purposes. “Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act of 2005”
  • H.R. 1129 (Udall), To authorize the exchange of certain land in the State of Colorado. "Pitkin County Land Exchange Act of 2005"
  • H.R. 2383 (Nunes), To redesignate the facility of the Bureau of Reclamation located at 19550 Kelso Road in Byron, California, as the "C.W. `Bill' Jones Pumping Plant."
  • H.R. 2875 (Walden), To amend the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to provide for the conduct of projects that protect forests, and for other purposes. “Public Lands Corps Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2005”
  • H.R. 3351 (Pombo), To make technical corrections to laws relating to Native Americans, and for other purposes. “Native American Technical Corrections Act of 2005”
  • S. 1339 (Inhofe), A bill to reauthorize the Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program Act of 1994. “Junior Duck Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2005”

COMMITTEE LEGISLATIVE ACTION:

The Committee on Resources met in open markup session on Thursday, September 22, 2005, and took the following action:

H.R. 3824, To amend and reauthorize the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide greater results conserving and recovering listed species, and for other purposes. “Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act of 2005”

Motion favorably reporting HR 3824 to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a Roll Call Vote of 26 Yeas, and 12 Nays.

Amendments were offered to the following sections:

Section 1. (SHORT TITLE: TABLE OF CONTENTS.) 

A En Bloc amendment offered by Chairman Pombo was AGREED TO by voice vote.

Section 3. (DEFINITIONS.)

An Amendment offered by Mr. Tom Udall.034 was NOT AGREED TO by voice vote.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Walden was offered and WITHDRAWN.

An Amendment offered by Ms. Herseth was offered and WITHDRAWN.

Section 4. (DETERMINATIONS OF ENDANGERED SPECIES AND THREATENED SPECIES.)

An Amendment offered by Mr. Defazio.038 was NOT AGREED TO by voice vote.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Inslee.085 was NOT AGREED TO by voice vote.

Section 5. (REPEAL OF CRITICAL HABITAT REQUIREMENTS)

An Amendment offered by Mr. Peterson.040 was offered and WITHDRAWN.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Saxton.047 was NOT AGREED TO by voice vote.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Saxton.046 was offered and WITHDRAWN.

Section 8. (PROTECTIVE REGULATIONS.)

An Amendment offered by Mr. Mark Udall.055 was AGREED TO by voice vote.

Section 9. (SECRETARIAL GUIDELINES; STATE COMMENTS.)

An Amendment offered by Mr. Costa.016 was further amended by Mr. Pombo by unanimous consent and AGREED TO by voice vote.

Section 10. (RECOVERY PLANS AND LAND ACQUISITIONS.)

An Amendment offered by Mr. Saxton.045 was further amended by Mr. Pombo by unanimous consent and AGREED TO, as amended, by voice vote.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Markey.164 was NOT AGREED TO by voice vote.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Walden was offered and WITHDRAWN.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Costa.015 was furthered amended by Mr. Renzi by unanimous consent and AGREED TO, as amended, by voice vote.

Section 11. (COOPERATION WITH STATES.)

An Amendment offered by Mr. Renzi.038 was AGREED TO by voice vote.

Section 12. (INTERAGENCY COOPERATION AND CONSULTATION.)

An Amendment offered by Mr. Grijalva.016 was NOT AGREED TO by a Roll Call vote of 12 Yeas and 21 Nays.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Calvert.058 was offered and WITHDRAWN.

Section 13. (EXCEPTIONS TO PROHIBITIONS.)

An Amendment offered by Mr. Cardoza.012 was AGREED TO by voice vote.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Pombo was AGREED TO by voice vote.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Gibbons was AGREED TO by voice vote.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Flake was offered and WITHDRAWN.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Jindal was AGREED TO by voice vote.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Abercrombie was AGREED TO by voice vote.

Section 14. (PRIVATE PROPERTY CONSERVATION.)

An Amendment offered by Mr. Pombo was AGREED TO by voice vote.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Inslee.086 was NOT AGREED TO by a Roll Call Vote of 10 Yeas and 27 Nays.

Section 19. (MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.)

An Amendment offered by Mr. Pearce.017 was AGREED TO by voice vote.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Walden was AGREED TO by a Roll Call Vote of 26 Yeas and 11 Nays.

H.R. 1129, To authorize the exchange of certain land in the State of Colorado. “Pitkin County Land Exchange Act of 2005"

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Mr. Mark Udall was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

Ordered favorably reported to the House as amended by unanimous consent.

H.R. 2383, To redesignate the facility of the Bureau of Reclamation located at 19550 Kelso Road in Byron, California, as the "C.W. `Bill' Jones Pumping Plant."

Ordered favorably reported to the House, without amendment, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 2875, To amend the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to provide for the conduct of projects that protect forests, and for other purposes. “Public Lands Corps Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2005”

An Amendment offered by Mr. Walden was AGREED TO unanimous consent.

Ordered favorably reported to the House, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 3351
, To make technical corrections to laws relating to Native Americans, and for other purposes. “Native American Technical Corrections Act of 2005”

An amendment offered by Chairman Pombo was AGREED TO unanimous consent.

Ordered favorably reported to the House, as amended, by unanimous consent.

S. 1339, A bill to reauthorize the Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program Act of 1994. “Junior Duck Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2005”

Ordered favorably reported to the House, without amendment, by unanimous consent.

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