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Markup on H.R. 2175, H.R. 2569, H.R. 3606, H.R. 4296, H.R. 4350, and H.R. 4742
Thursday, May 29, 2014 10:00 AM
Full Committee
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Full Committee Markup on:

  • H.R. 2175 (Johnson of Ohio), 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. 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. 3606 (McClintock), To permit certain activities to be conducted on Federal land within the Emigrant Wilderness of Stanislaus National Forest in the State of California at the level at which such activities were conducted on such land before the wilderness designation, and for other purposes. “Emigrant Wilderness Historical Use Preservation Act of 2013”
  • H.R. 4296 (Sablan), To amend Public Law 94-241 with respect to the Northern Mariana Islands.
  • H.R. 4350 (Daines), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to take lands and mineral rights on the reservation of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana and other culturally important lands into trust, and for other purposes. “Northern Cheyenne Lands Act”
  • H.R. 4742 (Hastings of Washington), A bill to improve and strengthen many provisions of the current Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. “Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act”

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Member Statements:

The Honorable Doc Hastings (H.R. 4742)
Chairman

Committee Activity:

The Committee on Natural Resources met in open session on May 29, 2014, to consider the following bills:

H.R. 2175 (Johnson of Ohio), 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”

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2175 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

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”

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2569 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 3606 (McClintock), To permit certain activities to be conducted on Federal land within the Emigrant Wilderness of Stanislaus National Forest in the State of California at the level at which such activities were conducted on such land before the wilderness designation, and for other purposes. “Emigrant Wilderness Historical Use Preservation Act of 2013”

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3606 by unanimous consent.

  • An Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute offered by Mr. McClintock.085, was AGREED TO by voice vote.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by voice vote.

The long title of the bill was amended without objection.

H.R. 4296 (Sablan), To amend Public Law 94-241 with respect to the Northern Mariana Islands.

The Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4296 by unanimous consent.

  • An Amendment offered by Mr. Sablan.075, was AGREED TO by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by unanimous consent.

H.R. 4350 (Daines), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to take lands and mineral rights on the reservation of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana and other culturally important lands into trust, and for other purposes. “Northern Cheyenne Lands Act”

The Subcommittees on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs, and Energy and Mineral Resources were discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4350 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by voice vote.

H.R. 4742 (Hastings of Washington), To improve and strengthen many provisions of the current Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. “Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act”

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 24 yeas and 17 nays.

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