Full Committee Markup on H.R.1554, H.R. 2340, H.R. 2864, H.R. 3914, H.R. 3923, H.R. 3967, H.R. 3989, H.R. 4445, H.R. 4514, H.R. 4686, H.R. 4773, H.R. 4973, and H.Res. 1406
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 10:00 AM

1324 Longworth House Office Building


COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
10:00 a.m.

FULL COMMITTEE MARKUP ON:

  • H.R. 1554 (Boren), To take certain property in McIntosh County, Oklahoma, into trust for the benefit of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, and for other purposes. "Fountainhead Property Land Transfer Act"
  • H.R. 2340 (Young of AK), To resolve the claims of the Bering Straits Native Corporation and the State of Alaska to land adjacent to Salmon Lake in the State of Alaska and to provide for the conveyance to the Bering Straits Native Corporation of certain other public land in partial satisfaction of the land entitlement of the Corporation under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. "Salmon Lake Land Selection Resolution Act"
  • H.R. 2864 (Young of AK), To amend the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998 to authorize funds to acquire hydrographic data and provide hydrographic services specific to the Arctic for safe navigation, delineating the United States extended continental shelf, and the monitoring and description of coastal changes.
  • H.R. 3914 (Salazar), To designate certain lands in San Miguel, Ouray, and San Juan Counties, Colorado, as wilderness, and for other purposes. "San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act of 2009"
  • H.R. 3923 (Polis), To provide for the exchange of certain land located in the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forests in the State of Colorado, and for other purposes. "Sugar Loaf Fire Protection District Land Exchange Act of 2009"
  • H.R. 3967 (Cummings), To amend the National Great Black Americans Commemoration Act of 2004 to authorize appropriations through fiscal year 2015.
  • H.R. 3989 (Lummis), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of adding the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, in the State of Wyoming, as a unit of the National Park System. "Heart Mountain Relocation Center Study Act of 2009"
  • H.R. 4445 (Heinrich), To amend Public Law 95-232 to repeal a restriction on treating as Indian country certain lands held in trust for Indian pueblos in New Mexico. "Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Clarification Act"
  • H.R. 4514 (Clay), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of designating the Colonel Charles Young Home in Xenia, Ohio as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes. "Colonel Charles Young Home Study Act"
  • H.R. 4686 (Sablan), To authorize the Secretary of Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating prehistoric, historic, and limestone forest sites on Rota, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, as a unit of the National Park System. "Rota Cultural and Natural Resources Study Act"
  • H.R. 4773 (Kingston), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease certain lands within Fort Pulaski National Monument, and for other purposes. "Fort Pulaski National Monument Lease Authorization Act"
  • H.R. 4973 (Kratovil), To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize volunteer programs and community partnerships for national wildlife refuges, and for other purposes. "National Wildlife Refuge Volunteer Improvement Act of 2010"
  • H.RES. 1406 (Hastings of WA), Directing the Secretary of the Interior to transmit to the House of Representatives certain information relating to the potential designation of National Monuments.

COMMITTEE ACTION:

The Committee on Natural Resources met in an open markup session on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, and considered the following bills:

H. RES. 1406 (Hastings of WA), Directing the Secretary of the Interior to transmit to the House of Representatives certain information relating to the potential designation of National Monuments.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by voice vote.

H.R. 1554 (Boren), To take certain property in McIntosh County, Oklahoma, into trust for the benefit of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, and for other purposes. "Fountainhead Property Land Transfer Act"

An amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Boren was AGREED TO by voice vote.

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

H.R. 4445 (Heinrich), To amend Public Law 95-232 to repeal a restriction on treating as Indian country certain lands held in trust for Indian pueblos in New Mexico. "Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Clarification Act"

An amendment offered by Mr. Heinrich was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 2340 (Young of AK), To resolve the claims of the Bering Straits Native Corporation and the State of Alaska to land adjacent to Salmon Lake in the State of Alaska and to provide for the conveyance to the Bering Straits Native Corporation of certain other public land in partial satisfaction of the land entitlement of the Corporation under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. "Salmon Lake Land Selection Resolution Act"

An amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Young was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 3914 (Salazar), To designate certain lands in San Miguel, Ouray, and San Juan Counties, Colorado, as wilderness, and for other purposes. "San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act of 2009"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3914.

An amendment in the nature of a substitute was offered by Mr. Grijalva.

An amendment to the amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Bishop.100 was AGREED TO by voice vote.

An amendment to the amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Bishop.099 was AGREED TO by voice vote.

The amendment in the nature of a substitute, as amended, was AGREED TO by voice vote.

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

H.R. 3923 (Polis), To provide for the exchange of certain land located in the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forests in the State of Colorado, and for other purposes. "Sugar Loaf Fire Protection District Land Exchange Act of 2009"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3923.

An amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Grijalva was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 3967 (Cummings), To amend the National Great Black Americans Commemoration Act of 2004 to authorize appropriations through fiscal year 2015.

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3967.

An amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Chaffetz was offered and withdrawn.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by voice vote.

H.R. 4514 (Clay), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of designating the Colonel Charles Young Home in Xenia, Ohio as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes. "Colonel Charles Young Home Study Act"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4514.

An amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Grijalva was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 4686 (Sablan), To authorize the Secretary of Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating prehistoric, historic, and limestone forest sites on Rota, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, as a unit of the National Park System. "Rota Cultural and Natural Resources Study Act"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4686.

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. 3989 (Lummis), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of adding the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, in the State of Wyoming, as a unit of the National Park System. "Heart Mountain Relocation Center Study Act of 2009"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3989.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

H.R. 4773 (Kingston), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease certain lands within Fort Pulaski National Monument, and for other purposes. "Fort Pulaski National Monument Lease Authorization Act"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4773.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

H.R. 4973 (Kratovil), To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize volunteer programs and community partnerships for national wildlife refuges, and for other purposes. "National Wildlife Refuge Volunteer Improvement Act of 2010"

The Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4973.

An amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Kratovil was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 2864 (Young of AK), To amend the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998 to authorize funds to acquire hydrographic data and provide hydrographic services specific to the Arctic for safe navigation, delineating the United States extended continental shelf, and the monitoring and description of coastal changes.

The Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2864.

An amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Young was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

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