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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 3906, H.R. 6007 and H.R. 6096
Thursday, July 19, 2012 2:00 PM
Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
1324 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON FISHERIES, WILDLIFE, OCEANS AND INSULAR AFFAIRS
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Thursday, July 19, 2012
2:00 p.m.

LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 3906 (Bishop of NY), To amend the Atlantic Striped Bass Conservation Act to allow recreational fishing for Atlantic Striped Bass in the Block Island Sound transit zone.
  • H.R. 6007 (Hall), To exempt from the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 certain water transfers by the North Texas Municipal Water District and the Greater Texoma Utility Authority. "North Texas Zebra Mussel Barrier Act of 2012"
  • H.R. 6096 (Runyan), To reauthorize various Acts relating to Atlantic Ocean marine fisheries. "Atlantic Striped Bass Conservation Act"

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

The Honorable Pete Sessions, R-TX (H.R. 6007)
Member of Congress

Panel II

Tom Melius (H.R. 6007)
Acting Deputy Director
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Sam Rauch (H.R. 3906 and H.R. 6096)
Deputy Assistant Administrator for Regulatory Programs
National Marine Fisheries Service

Robert Beal (H.R. 3096 and H.R. 6096)
Acting Executive Director
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission

Panel III

The Honorable Phil Dyer (H.R. 6007)
Mayor
City of Plano, Texas

James Parks (H.R. 6007)
Executive Director and General Manager
North Texas Municipal Water District

Jim Hutchinson, Jr. (H.R. 3906 and H.R. 6096)
Managing Director, Recreational Fishing Alliance
President, New York Sportfishing Federation
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Greg DiDomenico (H.R. 3906 and H.R. 6096)
Executive Director
Garden State Seafood Association
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Dr. Andrew J. Pershing (H.R. 6906)
Associate Professor, University of Maine School of Marine Sciences
Research Scientist, Gulf of Maine Research Institute
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Captain Paul Forsberg (H.R. 3906)
President
Viking Fishing Fleet
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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