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Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans Legislative Hearing on: H.R. 3433, H.R. 3479, H.R. 4027, H.R. 4158,
Thursday, May 13, 2004

washington, D.C.


Legislative Hearing on:
H.R. 3433To transfer federal lands between the Secretary of Agriculture and the 
Secretary of the Interior

H.R. 3479Brown Tree Snake Control and Eradication Act of 2003
H.R. 4027, to make available to the University of Miami property for use by the 
University for a Marine Life Science Center

H.R. 4158for the conveyance to the Government of Mexico of a decommissioned 
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ship

OPENING STATEMENTS

Subcommittee Chairman Wayne T. Gilchrest (R-MD)

PANEL I

The Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-18)
Member, U.S. House of Representatives
(Testifying on H.R. 4027)

The Honorable Jo Ann Emerson (MO-08)
Member, U.S. House of Representatives
(Testifying on H.R. 3433)

The Honorable Ed Case (HI-02)
Member, U.S. House of Representatives
(Testifying on H.R. 3479)

PANEL II

Dr. James Tate, Jr.
Science Advisor to the Secretary
Department of the Interior
(Testifying on H.R. 3479)

Mr. William Hartwig
Assistant Director of the National Wildlife Refuge System
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
(Testifying on H.R. 3433)

Mr. William Clay
Deputy Administrator of Wildlife Services
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Department of Agriculture
(Testifying on H.R. 3479)

Mr. Christopher Pyron
Deputy Chief, Business Operations
U.S. Forest Service
(Testifying on H.R. 3433)

Mr. Jay Blaire
Associate Dean for Administration
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
University of Miami
(Testifying on H.R. 4027)

PANEL III

The Honorable Felix P. Camacho
Governor of Guam
(Testifying on H.R. 3479)

The Honorable Vicente (Ben) C. Pangelinan
Speaker of the 27th Guam Legislature
(Testifying on H.R. 3479)

The Honorable Pedro A. Tenorio
Resident Representative to the United States
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
(Testifying on H.R. 3479)

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