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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 5003, H.R. 5040, H.R. 5074, H.R. 5162, H.R. 5167, H.R. 3411, H.R. 4846, H.R. 3326
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 2:00 PM
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Legislative Hearing on:

  • ​H.R. 5003 (Gingrey), To adjust the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to include the Wallis House and Harriston Hill, and for other purposes. “Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Boundary Adjustment Act of 2014”  
  • H.R. 5040 (Labrador), To require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to Idaho County in the State of Idaho, and for other purposes. “Idaho County Shooting Range Land Conveyance Act” 
  • H.R. 5074 (Tipton), To amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to improve the transparency and oversight of land conveyances involving the sale, exchange, or other disposal of National Forest System lands or public lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management or the acquisition of non-Federal lands for inclusion in the National Forest System or administration as public lands, and for other purposes. “Land Adjacency Notification and Disclosure Act” 
  • H.R. 5162 (Goodlatte), To amend the Act entitled "An Act to allow a certain parcel of land in Rockingham County, Virginia, to be used for a child care center" to remove the use restriction, and for other purposes. 
  • H.R. 5167 (Young of AK), To direct the Administrator of General Services, on behalf of the Secretary of the Interior, to convey certain Federal property located in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska to the Olgoonik Corporation, an Alaska Native Corporation established under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. 
  • H.R. 3411 (Gohmert), To provide for an exchange of land between the United States Department of Agriculture and the Sabine River Authority of Texas. “Sabine National Forest Land Exchange Act of 2013”
  • H.R. 4846 (Polis), To adjust the boundary of the Arapaho National Forest, Colorado, and for other purposes. “Arapaho National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of 2014”
  • H.R. 3326 (Huffman), To provide for an exchange of land between the United States and the Trinity Public Utilities District of Trinity County, California, involving a parcel of National Forest System land in Shasta-Trinity National Forest. “Trinity County Land Exchange Act of 2013” 

Archived Video Webcast:

Member Statements:

The Honorable Rob Bishop
Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

The Honorable Jared Polis
Member of Congress

Ms. Leslie A.C. Weldon (HR 3326, HR 3411, HR 4846 and HR 5074)
Deputy Chief
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Ms. Karen Mouritsen (HR 5040, HR 5074 and HR 5167)
Deputy Assistant Director for Energy, Minerals and Realty Management
Bureau of Land Management
Department of the Interior

Mr. William Shaddox (HR 5003 and HR 5162)
Chief of Land Resources
National Park Service
Department of the Interior

Mr. Paul Hauser  (HR 3326)
General Manager
Trinity Public Utilities District
Weaverville, CA
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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