Full Committee Markup on H.R. 2523, H.R. 3785, H.R. 4195, H.R. 4347, H.R. 4416, H.R. 4823, H.R. 4888, H.R. 5110, H.R. 5131, H.R. 5152, H.R. 5194, H.R. 5388, H.R. 5479, and H.R. 5494
Thursday, July 22, 2010 10:00 AM

1324 Longworth House Office Building


COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Thursday, July 22, 2010
10:00 a.m.

FULL COMMITTEE MARKUP ON:

  • H.R. 2523 (Heinrich), To amend the Act titled "An Act to authorize the leasing of restricted Indian lands for public, religious, educational, recreational, residential, business, and other purposes requiring the grant of long-term leases", approved August 9, 1955, to provide for Indian tribes to enter into certain leases without prior express approval from the Secretary of the Interior. "HEARTH Act"
  • H.R. 3785 (Scott of GA), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the suitability and feasibility of expanding the boundary of Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. "Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Boundary Study Act of 2009"
  • H.R. 4195 (Farr), To authorize the Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes. H.R. 4347 (Boren), To amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to provide further self-governance by Indian tribes, and for other purposes. "Department of the Interior Tribal Self-Governance Act of 2009"
  • H.R. 4416 (Miller of CA), To reauthorize the Great Ape Conservation Act, and for other purposes. "Great Ape Conservation Reauthorization Amendments Act of 2010"
  • H.R. 4823 (Kirkpatrick), To establish the Sedona-Red Rock National Scenic Area in the Coconino National Forest, Arizona, and for other purposes. "Sedona-Red Rock National Scenic Area Act of 2010"
  • H.R. 4888 (Hastings of WA), To revise the Forest Service Recreation Residence Program as it applies to units of the National Forest System derived from the public domain by implementing a simple, equitable, and predictable procedure for determining cabin user fees, and for other purposes. "Cabin Fee Act of 2010"
  • H.R. 5110 (Kirkpatrick), To modify the boundary of the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, and for other purposes. "Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Boundary Modification Act of 2010"
  • H.R. 5131 (Larson), To establish Coltsville National Historical Park in the State of Connecticut, and for other purposes. "Coltsville National Historical Park Act"
  • H.R. 5152 (Gingrey), To adjust the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to include the Wallis House and Harriston Hill, and for other purposes. "Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Boundary Adjustment Act of 2010"
  • H.R. 5194 (McKeon), To designate Mt. Andrea Lawrence, and for other purposes. "Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2010"
  • H.R. 5388 (Heinrich), To expand the boundaries of the Cibola National Forest in the State of New Mexico.
  • H.R. 5479 (Rahall), To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to provide for use of excess funds available under that Act to provide for certain benefits, and for other purposes. "CARE Act"
  • H.R. 5494 (Norton), To direct the Director of the National Park Service and the Secretary of the Interior to transfer certain properties to the District of Columbia.

COMMITTEE ACTION:

The Committee on Natural Resources met in an open markup session on Wednesday, July 22, 2010 and considered the following bills:

H.R.2523 (Heinrich), To amend the Act titled "An Act to authorize the leasing of restricted Indian lands for public, religious, educational, recreational, residential, business, and other purposes requiring the grant of long-term leases", approved August 9, 1955, to provide for Indian tribes to enter into certain leases without prior express approval from the Secretary of the Interior. "HEARTH Act"

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.4347 (Boren), To amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to provide further self-governance by Indian tribes, and for other purposes. "Department of the Interior Tribal Self-Governance Act of 2009"

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.5479 (Rahall), To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to provide for use of excess funds available under that Act to provide for certain benefits, and for other purposes. "CARE Act"

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

H.R.4888 (D. Hastings), To revise the Forest Service Recreation Residence Program as it applies to units of the National Forest System derived from the public domain by implementing a simple, equitable, and predictable procedure for determining cabin user fees, and for other purposes. "Cabin Fee Act of 2010"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4888.

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

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

H.R.4416 (G. Miller), To reauthorize the Great Ape Conservation Act, and for other purposes. "Great Ape Conservation Reauthorization Amendments Act of 2010"

The Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4416.

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

An amendment to the amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Hastings on behalf of Mr. Chaffetz was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 14 yeas and 21 nays.

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

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

H.R.3785 (D. Scott), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the suitability and feasibility of expanding the boundary of Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. "Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Boundary Study Act of 2009"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R.3785.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

H.R.4195 (Farr), To authorize the Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation to establish commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes.

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R.4195.

An en bloc amendment offered by Mr. Grijalva was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

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

H.R.4823 (Kirkpatrick), To establish the Sedona-Red Rock National Scenic Area in the Coconino National Forest, Arizona, and for other purposes. "Sedona-Red Rock National Scenic Area Act of 2010"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R.4823.

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

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

An amendment to the amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Bishop on behalf of Mr. Flake 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.5110 (Kirkpatrick), To modify the boundary of the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, and for other purposes. "Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Boundary Modification Act of 2010"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R.5110.

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

An amendment offered by Mr. Bishop to the amendment in the nature of a substitute was NOT AGREED TO by voice vote.

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

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

H.R. 5131 (Larson), To establish Coltsville National Historical Park in the State of Connecticut, and for other purposes. "Coltsville National Historical Park Act"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R.5131.

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.5388 (Heinrich), To expand the boundaries of the Cibola National Forest in the State of New Mexico.

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R.5388.

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

An amendment offered by Mr. Bishop to the amendment in the nature of a substitute was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 13 yeas and 22 nays.

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

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

H.R.5494 (Norton), To direct the Director of the National Park Service and the Secretary of the Interior to transfer certain properties to the District of Columbia.

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R.5494.

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.5152 (Gingrey), To adjust the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to include the Wallis House and Harriston Hill, and for other purposes. "Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Boundary Adjustment Act of 2010"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R.5152.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

H.R.5194 (McKeon), To designate Mt. Andrea Lawrence, and for other purposes. "Mt. Andrea Lawrence Designation Act of 2010"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R.5194.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by unanimous consent.

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