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Full Committee Markup on H.R. 86, H.R. 118, H.R. 2213, H.R. 2781, and H.R. 2888
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 10:00 AM

1324 Longworth House Office Building


COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
10:00 a.m.

FULL COMMITTEE MARKUP ON:

  • H.R. 86 (Campbell), To eliminate an unused lighthouse reservation, provide management consistency by bringing the rocks and small islands along the coast of Orange County, California, and meet the original Congressional intent of preserving Orange County's rocks and small islands, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 118 (Frelinghuysen), To authorize the addition of 100 acres to Morristown National Historical Park.
  • H.R. 2213 (Kind), To reauthorize the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act.
  • H.R. 2781 (Schrader), To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Molalla River in Oregon, as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 2888 (DeFazio), To provide for the designation of the Devil's Staircase Wilderness Area in the State of Oregon, to designate segments of Wasson and Franklin Creeks in the State of Oregon as wild or recreation rivers, and for other purposes.  "Devil's Staircase Wilderness Act of 2009"

COMMITTEE ACTION:

The Committee on Natural Resources met in open markup session on Wednesday, October 28, 2009, and considered the following bills:

H.R. 2213 (Kind), To reauthorize the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act.

The Subcommittee on Insular Affairs, Oceans and Wildlife was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2213.

An amendment in the nature of a substitute was offered by Mr. Kind.

An amendment offered by Mr. Chaffetz to the amendment in the nature of a substitute was NOT AGREED to by a roll call vote of 17 yeas and 23 nays.

The amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Kind was AGREED TO by voice vote.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 26 yeas and 16 nays.

H.R. 2888 (DeFazio), To provide for the designation of the Devil's Staircase Wilderness Area in the State of Oregon, to designate segments of Wasson and Franklin Creeks in the State of Oregon as wild or recreation rivers, and for other purposes.  "Devil's Staircase Wilderness Act of 2009"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2888.

An amendment in the nature of a substitute was offered by Mr. DeFazio.

An amendment offered by Mr. Bishop #1 to the amendment in the nature of a substitute was ruled non-germane.

The amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. DeFazio was AGREED TO by voice vote.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 25 yeas and 17 nays.

H.R. 2781 (Schrader), To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Molalla River in Oregon, as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes.

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2781.

An en bloc amendment offered by Mr. Grijalva was AGREED TO by voice vote.

An amendment offered by Mr. Bishop was ruled non-germane.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 23 yeas and 18 nays.

H.R. 86 (Campbell), To eliminate an unused lighthouse reservation, provide management consistency by bringing the rocks and small islands along the coast of Orange County, California, and meet the original Congressional intent of preserving Orange County's rocks and small islands, and for other purposes.

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 86.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by voice vote.

By unanimous consent, the long title of the bill was amended.

H.R. 118 (Frelinghuysen), To authorize the addition of 100 acres to Morristown National Historical Park.

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 118.

An amendment in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Bishop was AGREED TO by voice vote.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by voice vote.

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