Home > newsroom > Page
Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012 (H.R. 4089)
February 29, 2012 Full Committee Markup

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 29, 2012 -

Reporting H.R. 4089 Out of Committee (Passed 27-16. View Roll Call Vote)
This bill reaffirms that fishing, hunting, and shooting are important and traditional activities that should continue on Forest Service (FS) and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands. The bill provides a clear legislative basis for protecting sportsmen and wildlife management agencies from anti-hunting and fishing litigation and administrative gridlock.

Bishop Amendment #01 – Technical Amendment (Agreed to by Voice Vote.)
This amendment made technical changes clarifying the scope of Title II.

Grijalva Amendment #052 – Furthers the Prohibitions of Certain Activities Barred in Designated Wilderness Areas (Failed 17-24. View Roll Call Vote)
This amendment restates the ban on oil and natural gas development, mining, logging or motorized recreation in Wilderness areas

Grijalva Amendment #053 – Allows for Additional Shooting Sport Restrictions (Failed 16-26. View Roll Call Vote)
This amendment would give BLM additional power to restrict shooting sports in portions of public land covered by the bill.

* For complete legislative action for the February 29, 2012 Full Committee Markup, click here.




Latest News

Bishop Statement on Senate Passage of WIIN Act

Early this morning, the Senate passed S. 612 (Sen. John Cornyn, R-TX), the “Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act” (WIIN), by a vote of 78-21. Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) issued the foll...... Read more

Bipartisan National Park Service Centennial Legislation Heads to the President’s Desk

Early this morning, the Senate passed H.R. 4680, the “National Park Service Centennial Act” (Chairman Rob Bishop, R-UT), legislation to equip the National Park Service (NPS) with tools to better manag...... Read more

Bishop Reacts to Disastrous Alaska Announcement

Today, President Obama issued Executive Order 13689 on the Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience. The order withdraws 40,300 square miles from oil and natural gas leasing using the Outer Continental ...... Read more

View All News

Calendar

No upcoming scheduled events

View All Events