Markup on H.R. 1308, H.R. 2798, H.R. 2824, H.R. 3008, H.R. 3188, and H.R. 3189
Thursday, November 14, 2013 10:00 AM
Full Committee
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Full Committee Markup on:

  • H.R. 1308 (Hastings of WA), To amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to reduce predation on endangered Columbia River salmon and other nonlisted species, and for other purposes. "The Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act"
  • H.R. 2798 (Latta), To amend Public Law 106-206 to direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to require annual permits and assess annual fees for commercial filming activities on Federal land for film crews of 5 persons or fewer.
  • H.R. 2824 (Johnson of OH), To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to stop the ongoing waste by the Department of the Interior of taxpayer resources and implement the final rule on excess spoil, mining waste, and buffers for perennial and intermittent streams, and for other purposes. "Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America"
  • H.R. 3008 (Capps), To provide for the conveyance of a small parcel of National Forest System land in Los Padres National Forest in California, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 3188 (McClintock), To expedite the planning and implementation of salvage timber sales as part of Forest Service and Department of the Interior restoration and rehabilitation activities for lands within the Stanislaus National Forest and Yosemite National Park and Bureau of Land Management lands adversely impacted by the 2013 Rim Fire in California. "Yosemite Rim Fire Emergency Salvage Act"
  • H.R. 3189 (Tipton), To prohibit the conditioning of any permit, lease, or other use agreement on the transfer, relinquishment, or other impairment of any water right to the United States by the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture. "Water Rights Protection Act"

Committee Action:

The Committee on Natural Resources met in open session on November 14, 2013, to consider the following bills:

H.R. 1308 (Hastings of Washington), To amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to reduce predation on endangered Columbia River salmon and other nonlisted species, and for other purposes. "Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act"

The Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1308 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by a vote of 22 yeas and 16 nays.

H.R. 2798 (Latta), To amend Public Law 106-206 to direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to require annual permits and assess annual fees for commercial filming activities on Federal land for film crews of 5 persons or fewer.

The Subcommittees on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation, and Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs were discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2798 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by a vote of 19 yeas and 15 nays.

H.R. 2824 (Johnson of Ohio), To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to stop the ongoing waste by the Department of the Interior of taxpayer resources and implement the final rule on excess spoil, mining waste, and buffers for perennial and intermittent streams, and for other purposes. "Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2824 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives by a vote of 24 yeas and 15 nays.

H.R. 3008 (Capps), To provide for the conveyance of a small parcel of National Forest System land in Los Padres National Forest in California, and for other purposes.

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3008 by unanimous consent. Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by voice vote.

H.R. 3188 (McClintock), To expedite the planning and implementation of salvage timber sales as part of Forest Service and Department of the Interior restoration and rehabilitation activities for lands within the Stanislaus National Forest and Yosemite National Park and Bureau of Land Management lands adversely impacted by the 2013 Rim Fire in California. "Yosemite Rim Fire Emergency Salvage Act"

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3188 by unanimous consent. Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a vote of 16 yeas and 15 nays.

H.R. 3189 (Tipton), To prohibit the conditioning of any permit, lease, or other use agreement on the transfer, relinquishment, or other impairment of any water right to the United States by the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture. "Water Rights Protection Act"

The Subcommittee on Water and Power was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3189 by unanimous consent. Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a vote of 19 yeas and 14 nays.

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