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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1192, H.R. 503, H.R. 712, H.R. 3366, H.R. 3802, H.R. 1501, H.R. 1744, H.R. 2569, and H.R. 3222
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
1334 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 1192 (McClintock), To redesignate Mammoth Peak in Yosemite National Park as "Mount Jessie Benton Frémont".
  • H.R. 503 (Roe), To authorize the National Desert Storm Memorial Association to establish the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial as a commemorative work in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. “National Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Memorial Act”
  • H.R. 712 (Frelinghuysen), To extend the authorization of the Highlands Conservation Act through fiscal year 2024.
  • H.R. 3366 (Walden), To provide for the release of the property interests retained by the United States in certain land conveyed in 1954 by the United States, acting through the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, to the State of Oregon for the establishment of the Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center of Oregon State University in Hermiston, Oregon.
  • H.R. 3802 (Lynch), To extend the legislative authority of the Adams Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in honor of former President John Adams and his legacy, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 1501 (Jeffries), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument in Fort Greene Park, in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, as a unit of the National Park System. “Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument Preservation Act”
  • H.R. 1744 (Horsford), To provide for the implementation of the multispecies habitat conservation plan for the Virgin River, Nevada, and Lincoln County, Nevada, to extend the authority to purchase certain parcels of public land, and for other purposes. “Multispecies Habitat Conservation Plan Implementation Act”
  • H.R. 2569 (Welch), To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Missisquoi River and the Trout River in the State of Vermont, as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. “Upper Missisquoi and Trout Wild and Scenic Rivers Act”
  • H.R. 3222 (Meng), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of sites associated with the 1657 signing of the Flushing Remonstrance in Queens, New York, and for other purposes. “Flushing Remonstrance Study Act”

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

The Honorable David P. Roe
Member of Congress

The Honorable Rodney Frelinghuysen
Member of Congress

The Honorable Hakeem Jeffries
Member of Congress

The Honorable Peter Welch
Member of Congress

The Honorable Grace Meng
Member of Congress

The Honorable Greg Walden
Member of Congress

The Honorable Stephen Lynch
Member of Congress

PANEL II

Mr. Victor Knox (H.R. 503, H.R. 1192, H.R. 1501, H.R. 2569, H.R. 3222 and H.R. 3802)
Associate Director
Park Planning, Facilities and Lands
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

Mr. Michael Nedd (H.R. 1744 and H.R. 3366)
Assistant Director for Energy, Minerals and Realty Management
Bureau of Land Management
United States Department of the Interior

Mr. Scott C. Stump (H.R. 503)
President
National Desert Storm War Memorial Association
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Mr. Aaron Baker (H.R. 1744)
City Liaison Officer
City of Mesquite, NV

Ms. Mary Ellen Ardouny (H.R. 1192)
President and CEO
The Corps Network
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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