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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2316, H.R. 3650, H.R. 3826, H.R. 4510, H.R. 4579
Thursday, February 25, 2016 2:00 PM
Subcommittee on Federal Lands
1334 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515

Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 2316 (Rep. Raul Labrador), To generate dependable economic activity for counties and local governments containing National Forest System land by establishing a demonstration program for local, sustainable forest management, and for other purposes. “Self-Sufficient Community Lands Act
  • Hearing Memo
  • H.R. 3650 (Rep. Don Young), To authorize States to select and acquire certain National Forest System lands to be managed and operated by the State for timber production and other purposes under the laws of the State, and for other purposes. “State National Forest Management Act of 2015”
  • Hearing Memo
  •  H.R. 3826 (Rep. Greg Walden), To amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to modify provisions relating to certain land exchanges in the Mt. Hood Wilderness in the State of Oregon. “Mount Hood Cooper Spur Land Exchange Clarification Act”
  • Hearing Memo
  •  H.R. 4510 (Rep. Jared Polis), To insure adequate use and access to the existing Bolts Ditch headgate and ditch segment within the Holy Cross Wilderness in Eagle County, Colorado, and for other purposes. “Bolts Ditch Access and Use Act”
  • Hearing Memo
  •  H.R. 4579 (Rep. Chris Stewart), To withdraw certain Bureau of Land Management land in the State of Utah from all forms of public appropriation, to provide for the shared management of the withdrawn land by the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of the Air Force to facilitate enhanced weapons testing and pilot training, enhance public safety, and provide for continued public access to the withdrawn land, to provide for the exchange of certain Federal land and State land, and for other purposes.
  • Hearing Memo

Witnesses and Testimony: 

Panel I
Representative Raul Labrador, Idaho’s First District
Member of Congress

Representative Jared Polis, Colorado’s Second District
Member of Congress

Representative Greg Walden, Oregon's Second District
Member of Congress 

Representative Chris Stewart, Utah’s Second District
Member of Congress

Representative Don Young, Alaska’s At Large District
Member of Congress

Panel II

James Sample
Director, Range Planning
Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Installations)
(Disclosure Form)

Glen Casamassa
Deputy Chief, National Forest System (Acting)
U.S. Forest Service
(Disclosure Form)

Karen Mouritsen
Deputy Assistant Director, Energy, Minerals and Realty Management
Bureau of Land Management
(Disclosure Form)

Gordon Cruickshank
District 2 Commissioner, Chair
Valley County, Idaho
(Disclosure Form)

Bryce Dahlstrom
Chairman, Timber Committee
Southeast Conference
(Disclosure Form)

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