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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 638, H.R. 1300, and H.R. 1328
Thursday, April 25, 2013 1:00 PM
Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
1334 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515

Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 638 (Fleming), To amend the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to require that any new national wildlife refuge may not be established except as expressly authorized by statute. “National Wildlife Refuge Review Act of 2013.”
  • H.R. 1300 (Runyan), To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the volunteer programs and community partnerships for the benefit of national wildlife refuges, and for other purposes.
  • H. R. 1384 (Sablan), To provide for the issuance of a Wildlife Refuge System Conservation Semipostal Stamp. “Wildlife Refuge System Conservation Semipostal Stamp Act of 2013.”

Member Statements:

The Honorable John Fleming
Subcommittee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:


The Honorable John D. Dingell
Member of Congress


Jim Kurth
National Wildlife Refuge System
U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Mary Harper
Board of Directors
Friends of the Forsythe NWR
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Ed Graham
Board of Directors
South Eastern Wildlife and Environment Education Association
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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