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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1776, H.R. 2175, H.R. 2489, and H.R. 3806
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 9:30 AM
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulations
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 1776 (Farr), To establish the Clear Creek National Recreation Area in San Benito and Fresno Counties, to designate the Joaquin Rocks Wilderness in such counties, to designate additional components of the national wild and scenic rivers system, and for other purposes. “Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act”
  • H.R. 2175 (Johnson of OH), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to install in the area of the World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable plaque or an inscription with the words that President Franklin D. Roosevelt prayed with the United States on June 6, 1944, the morning of D-Day. “World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2013”
  • H.R. 2489 (DeFazio), To modify the boundary of the Oregon Caves National Monument, and for other purposes. “Oregon Caves Revitalization Act of 2013”
  • H.R. 3806 (Meadows), To authorize payment of funds in accordance with the agreement entered into by the Tennessee Valley Authority, the State of North Carolina, Swain County, North Carolina, and the United States Department of the Interior. “Great Smoky Mountains National Park Agreement Act of 2013”

Archived Video Webcast:

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

Honorable Sam Farr
Member of Congress

Honorable Mark Meadows
Member of Congress

Honorable Bill Johnson
Member of Congress

Senator Wayne Allard (H.R. 1776)
Vice President for Government Relations
American Motorcycle Association

Representative Heath Schuler (H.R. 3806)
Asheville, NC
(Truth in Testimony Form)

PANEL II

Ms. Lenise Lago (H.R. 2489)
Deputy Chief of Business Operations
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Mr. Carl Rountree (H.R. 1776)
Assistant Director
National Landscape Conservation System & Community Partnerships
Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Department of the Interior

Mr. Bruce Sheaffer (H.R. 2175, H.R. 2489 and H.R. 3806)
Comptroller
National Park Service
U.S. Department of the Interior

Mr. Steve Koretoff (H.R. 1776)
California Trail Users Coalition
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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