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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 69, H.R. 2646, and H.R. ___
Thursday, April 3, 2014 2:00 PM
Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
1334 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 69 (Bordallo), To strengthen enforcement mechanisms to stop illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, to amend the Tuna Conventions Act of 1950 to implement the Antigua Convention, and for other purposes. “Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2013”
  • H.R. 2646 (Herrera Beutler), To direct the Secretary of Commerce to issue a fishing capacity reduction loan to refinance the existing loan funding the Pacific Coast groundfish fishing capacity reduction program. “REFI Pacific Act”
  • H.R. ___ (DeFazio), To prevent, deter, and eliminate illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing through port State measures. “Pirate Fishing Elimination Act”

Member Statements

The Honorable John Fleming
Subcommittee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

Ambassador David A. Balton (H.R. 69 and H.R. ____)
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Fisheries
Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
Department of State

Mr. Russell Smith (H.R. 69, H.R. 2646, and H.R. ____)
Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Fisheries
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Department of Commerce

PANEL II

Mr. Brad Pettinger (H.R. 2646)
Director
Oregon Trawl Commission
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Mr. James Gerald Neva (H.R. 2646)
Manager
Port of Ilwaco
Ilwaco, Washington
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Ambassador Mark P. Lagon (H.R. 69 and H.R. ____)
Chair of the International Relations and Security, MSFS Program
and Professor in the Practice of International Affairs
Georgetown University
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Mr. Mike Kraft (H.R. 69 and H.R. ____)
VP Corporate Social Responsibility
Bumble Bee Foods
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Mr. James P. “Bud” Walsh (H.R. 69 and H.R. ____)
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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