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Full Committee Markup on H.R. 415, H.R. 1286, H.R. 1210, H.R. 6041, H.R.1907, and H.R. 3227
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 11:00 AM



COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
11:00 a.m.

MARKUP ON:

  • Committee Resolution dealing with an emergency withdrawal of certain federal lands near Grand Canyon National Park.
  • H.R.415 (Frank): To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Taunton River in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers.
  • H.R.1286 (Hinchey): To amend the National Trails System Act to designate the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail. “Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail Designation Act
  • H.R.1210 (Matheson): To authorize the exchange of certain land in Grand, San Juan, and Uintah Counties, Utah, and for other purposes. “Utah Recreational Land Exchange Act of 2007”
  • H.R.6041 (Reyes): To redesignate the Rio Grande American Canal in El Paso, Texas, as the "Travis C. Johnson Canal".
  • H.R.1907 (Saxton): To authorize the acquisition of land and interests in land from willing sellers to improve the conservation of, and to enhance the ecological values and functions of, coastal and estuarine areas to benefit both the environment and the economies of coastal communities, and for other purposes. “Coastal and Estuarine Land Protection Act”
  • H.R.3227 (Doc Hastings): To direct the Secretary of the Interior to continue stocking fish in certain lakes in the North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake National Recreation Area, and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area.

COMMITTEE LEGISLATIVE ACTION:

Committee Resolution dealing with an emergency withdrawal of certain federal lands near Grand Canyon National Park.

The Committee Resolution was AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 20 Yeas and 2 Nays.

H.R.415 (Frank): To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Taunton River in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers.

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 415.

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute was offered by Mr. Grijalva.

An En Bloc Amendment (Bishop.719, Bishop.720, Bishop.721, Bishop.723 and Bishop.724) offered by Mr. Bishop to the Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute was NOT AGREED TO by voice vote.

Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Mr. Grijalva was AGREED TO by voice vote.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by voice vote.

H.R.1210 (Matheson): To authorize the exchange of certain land in Grand, San Juan, and Uintah Counties, Utah, and for other purposes. "Utah Recreational Land Exchange Act of 2007"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1210.

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Mr. Rahall was AGREED TO by voice vote.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by voice vote.

H.R.1286 (Hinchey): To amend the National Trails System Act to designate the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail. "Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail Designation Act"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1286.

An Amendment offered by Mr. Grijalva (on behalf of Mr. Hinchey) was AGREED TO by voice vote.

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

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by voice vote.

H.R.1907 (Saxton): To authorize the acquisition of land and interests in land from willing sellers to improve the conservation of, and to enhance the ecological values and functions of, coastal and estuarine areas to benefit both the environment and the economies of coastal communities, and for other purposes. "Coastal and Estuarine Land Protection Act"

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Mr. Saxton was AGREED TO by voice vote.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by voice vote.

H.R.3227
(Doc Hastings): To direct the Secretary of the Interior to continue stocking fish in certain lakes in the North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake National Recreation Area, and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area.

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3227.

An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Mr. Grijalva was AGREED TO by voice vote.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by voice vote.

H.R.6041 (Reyes): To redesignate the Rio Grande American Canal in El Paso, Texas, as the "Travis C. Johnson Canal".

The Subcommittee on Water and Power was discharged from further consideration of H.R.6041.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by voice vote.

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