Home > newsroom > Page
Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act (H.R. 2834)
November 17, 2011 Full Committee Markup

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 17, 2011 -

Reporting H.R. 2834 Out of Committee (Passed 29-14. View Roll Call Vote)
This bill establishes that fishing, hunting, and shooting are important traditional activities that have a key place on our National Forests and public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

Grijalva Amendment #001 – Prohibits Hunting, Fishing and Shooting in Wilderness Areas (Failed 14-27. View Roll Call Vote)
This amendment would remove the section of the bill that protects hunting, fishing and shooting sports activities in Wilderness Areas.

Grijalva Amendment #002 – Weakens Protection for Hunting, Fishing, and Shooting on Federal Lands (Failed 16-27. View Roll Call Vote)
This amendment would remove the section of the bill that strengthens protection for hunting, fishing and shooting sports under federal land management laws.

* For complete legislative action for the November 17, 2011 Full Committee Markup, click here.

Latest News

Committee Chairmen: EPA Releases Burdensome and Duplicative CERCLA Financial Assurance Rules

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released proposed requirements for risk management and financial assurance under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability ...... Read more

GO Act Increases Opportunity for Recreation on Federal Lands

Today, the Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a legislative hearing on three bills, including H.R. 5129 (Rep. Doug LaMalfa), the “Guides and Outfitters Act” (GO Act). The GO Act streamlines the recrea...... Read more

Obama Administration’s Closing Acts on ESA Deliver Big for Radical Left Litigants

Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced the completion of initial reviews of three Endangered Species Act (ESA) petitions, including one setting the clock to potentially re-list ...... Read more

View All News


Examining Decades of Data Manipulation at the United States Geological Survey
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations | 1324 Longworth House Office Building Washington D.C. 20515
View All Events