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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 587, H.R. 1168, H.R. 1170, H.R. 1684, H.R. 2068, H.R. 2095, S. 130, S. 304, and S. 459
Friday, July 19, 2013 9:00 AM
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 587 (Young of AK), To authorize the establishment of the Niblack and Bokan Mountain mining area road corridors in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. “Niblack and Bokan Mountain Mining Area Roads Authorization Act”
  • H.R. 1168 (Amodei), To direct the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management, to convey to the City of Carlin, Nevada, in exchange for consideration, all right, title, and interest of the United States, to any Federal land within that city that is under the jurisdiction of that agency, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 1170 (Amodei), To direct the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Land Management and the Bureau of Reclamation, to convey, by quitclaim deed, to the City of Fernley, Nevada, all right, title, and interest of the United States, to any Federal land within that city that is under the jurisdiction of either of those agencies.
  • H.R. 1684 (Lummis), To convey certain property to the State of Wyoming to consolidate the historic Ranch A, and for other purposes. “Ranch A Consolidation and Management Improvement Act”
  • H.R. 2068 (Lummis), To reauthorize the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act, and for other purposes. “Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act Reauthorization of 2013”
  • H.R. 2095 (Bishop of UT), To prohibit an increase in the lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management until a centralized database of all lands identified as suitable for disposal by Resource Management Plans for lands under the administrative jurisdiction of the Bureau is easily accessible to the public on a website of the Bureau. “Land Disposal Transparency and Efficiency Act”
  • H.R. 2337 (Polis), To provide for the conveyance of the Forest Service Lake Hill Administrative Site in Summit County, Colorado. “Lake Hill Administrative Site Affordable Housing Act”
  • H.R. 2395 (Hastings of WA), To provide for donor contribution acknowledgments to be displayed at projects authorized under the Commemorative Works Act, and for other purposes.
  • S. 130 (Enzi), A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to the Powell Recreation District in the State of Wyoming. “Powell Shooting Range Land Conveyance Act”
  • S. 304 (Cochran), A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey to the State of Mississippi 2 parcels of surplus land within the boundary of the Natchez Trace Parkway, and for other purposes. “Natchez Trace Parkway Land Conveyance Act of 2013”
  • S. 459 (Johnson of SD), A bill to modify the boundary of the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in the State of South Dakota, and for other purposes. “Minuteman Missile National Historic Site Boundary Modification Act”

Archived Video Webcast:

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

The Honorable Don Young
Member of Congress

The Honorable Cynthia Lummis
Member of Congress

The Honorable Mark Amodei
Member of Congress

The Honorable Jared Polis
Member of Congress

PANEL II

Jamie Connell
Acting Deputy Director
Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Department of the Interior

Leslie Weldon
Deputy Chief
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Steve Whitesell
Regional Director, National Capital Region
National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

Ryan M. Lance
Director, Office of State Lands and Investments
State of Wyoming

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