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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 588, H.R. 716, and H.R. 819
Thursday, March 14, 2013 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
1334 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515

Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 588 (Young of AK), To provide for donor contribution acknowledgements to be displayed at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Visitor Center, and for other purposes. “Vietnam Veterans Donor Acknowledgment Act of 2013”
  • H.R. 716 (Herrera Beutler), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to the city of Vancouver, Washington, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 819 (Jones), To authorize pedestrian and motorized vehicular access in Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area, and for other purposes. “Preserving Access to Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area Act”

Witnesses and Testimony:


The Honorable Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-WA (H.R. 716)
Member of Congress

The Honorable Walter B. Jones, R-NC (H.R. 819)
Member of Congress

The Honorable Don Young, R-AK (H.R. 588)
Member of Congress


Dr. Herbert C. Frost
Associate Director, Natural Resource Stewardship and Science
National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

Jan D. Scruggs, Esq.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Elson Strahan
President & CEO
Fort Vancouver National Trust
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Warren Judge
Dare County, NC Board of Commissioners
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Derb S. Carter, Jr.
Director, Chapel Hill Office
Southern Environmental Law Center
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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