Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife and Oceans Legislative Hearing on H.R. 6537, and H.R. 6204
Thursday, July 24, 2008 10:00 AM



SUBCOMMITTEE ON FISHERIES, WILDLIFE AND OCEANS
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Thursday, September 24, 2008
10:00 a.m.

LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 6537, To reauthorize and amend the National Marine Sanctuaries Act to establish a National Marine Sanctuary System, to strengthen and clarify management authorities, and for other purposes. "Sanctuary Enhancement Act of 2008"
  • H.R. 6204, To expand the boundaries of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve and for other purposes. "Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve Boundary Modification Act "

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

The Honorable Bart Stupak (MI-1)

The Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-18)

The Honorable Thaddeus McCotter (MI-11)

Panel 2

The Honorable John H. Dunnigan
Assistant Administrator for Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management
National Ocean Service
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Vikki Spruill
President and CEO
The Ocean Conservancy

Scott B. Gudes
Vice President
Government Relations
National Marine Manufactures Association

Timothy J. Sullivan
Executive Director and CEO
The Mariners’ Museum

Stephen Kroll
Chair
Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council
Diving Representative

Rick Marks
Principal
Hoffman, Silver, Gilman & Blasco

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