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Legislative Hearing on H.R. ____ and H.R. 2852
Thursday, September 22, 2011 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands
1324 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FORESTS AND PUBLIC LANDS
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Thursday, September 22, 2011
10:00 a.m.





  • Official hearing transcript
  • Press Release - Witnesses: Forested Counties and Schools to Gain Stable Revenue Stream, Jobs Through Active Forest Management (9/22/2011)
  • Committee Action - Draft Secure Rural Schools Proposal Will Create Jobs and Restore Healthy, Active Forest Management (9/15/2011)

LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. ____, To increase employment and educational opportunities in, and improve the economic stability of, counties containing Federal forest lands, while also reducing the cost of managing such lands, by providing such counties a dependable source of revenue from such lands. "National Forest County Revenue, Schools, and Jobs Act of 2011"
  • H.R. 2852 (R. Bishop), To authorize Western States to make selections of public land within their borders in lieu of receiving 5 percent of the proceeds of the sale of public land lying within said States provided by their respective enabling Acts. "Action Plan for Public Lands and Education Act of 2011"

OPENING STATEMENTS:

The Honorable Rob Bishop
Chairman

The Honorable Doc Hastings
Full Committee Chairman

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

Harris Sherman
Under Secretary of Agriculture
for Natural Resources and Environment
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Steve Swanson
President & CEO
Swanson Group, Inc.
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Ron Walter
Commissioner
Chelan County

Andy Stahl
Executive Director
Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Dave Alberswerth
Senior Policy Advisor
The Wilderness Society
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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