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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 412, H.R. 585, H.R. 664, H.R. 1495, H.R. 1497, H.R. 1513, H.R. 2166, and H.R. 2192
Thursday, June 6, 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. 412 (Tsongas), To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the mainstem of the Nashua River and its tributaries in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for study for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes. “Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Study Act”
  • H.R. 585 (Young of AK), To provide for the unencumbering of title to non-Federal land owned by the city of Anchorage, Alaska, for purposes of economic development by conveyance of the Federal reversion interest to the City. “Anchorage Land Conveyance Act of 2013”
  • H.R. 664 (Maffei), To establish the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in Auburn, New York, and the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, Maryland, and for other purposes. “Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks Act”
  • H.R. 1495 (Gosar), To prohibit the further extension or establishment of national monuments in Arizona except by express authorization of Congress. “Arizona Land Sovereignty Act”
  • H.R. 1497 (Hunter), To amend title 36, United States Code, to ensure that memorials commemorating the service of the United States Armed Forces may contain religious symbols, and for other purposes. “War Memorial Protection Act”
  • H.R. 1513 (Perry), To revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station and certain land along Plum Run in Cumberland Township, to limit the means by which property within such revised boundaries may be acquired, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 2166 (Heck), To direct the Secretary of the Interior and Secretary of Agriculture to expedite access to certain Federal lands under the administrative jurisdiction of each Secretary for good Samaritan search-and-recovery missions, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 2192 (Nunes), To amend the Act popularly known as the Antiquities Act of 1906 to require certain procedures for designating national monuments, and for other purposes.

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

Honorable Paul A. Gosar
Member of Congress

Honorable Don Young
Member of Congress

Honorable Devin G. Nunes
Member of Congress

Honorable Scott Perry
Member of Congress

Honorable Joseph J. Heck
Member of Congress

Honorable Daniel B. Maffei
Member of Congress

Honorable Donna F. Edwards
Member of Congress

Honorable Niki Tsongas
Member of Congress

PANEL II

Mike Nedd
Assistant Director, Minerals and Realty Management
Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Department of the Interior

Cam Sholly
Associate Director, Visitor and Resource Protection
National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

Travis Brown
Montana Stock Grower’s Association
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Elizabeth Ainsley Campbell
Executive Director
Nashua River Watershed Association
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Pastor Daren Jaime
Peoples AME Zion Church
Harriet Tubman House
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Jodi Goldberg
Representing the Goldberg Family
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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