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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 3210 and H.R. 4171
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 1:00 PM
Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
1324 Longworth House Office Building


SUBCOMMITTEE ON FISHERIES, WILDLIFE, OCEANS AND INSULAR AFFAIRS
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
1:00 p.m.





LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 3210 (Cooper), To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to limit the application of that Act with respect to plants and plant products that were imported before the effective date of amendments to that Act enacted in 2008, and for other purposes. "Retailers and Entertainers Lacey Implementation and Enforcement Fairness Act"
  • H.R. 4171 (Broun), To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to repeal certain provisions relating to criminal penalties and violations of foreign laws, and for other purposes. "Freedom from Over-Criminalization and Unjust Seizures Act of 2012"

OPENING STATEMENT:

The Honorable John Fleming
Chairman

WITNESSES AND TESTIMONY:

Panel I

The Honorable Rand Paul (S. 2062)
Member of Congress
U.S. Senate

The Honorable Jim Cooper, D-TN (H.R. 3210)
Member of Congress
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Earl Blumenauer, D-OR (H.R. 3210)
Member of Congress
U.S. House of Representatives

The Honorable Paul C. Broun, R-GA (H.R. 4171)
Member of Congress
U.S. House of Representatives

Panel II

Jeff Baxter (H.R. 3210)
Musician/Producer, Former Member of Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers
Advisor to D.O.D. and I.C.
Former Chair of the Advisory Board for Ballistic Missile Defense

Barry Rutenberg (H.R. 3210)
Chairman of the Board
National Association of Home Builders
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Laurie Everill (H.R. 3210)
Regional Customs Compliance and Operations Manager
IKEA – North America
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Donna A. Harman (H.R. 3210)
President and Chief Executive Officer
American Forest and Paper Association
(Truth in Testimony Form)

The Honorable Mark Rey (H.R. 3210 and H.R. 4171)
Climate Advisers
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Adam Gardner (H.R. 3210 and H.R. 4171)
Frontman of Guster
Founder and Co-Director of Reverb
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Reed D. Rubinstein (H.R. 3210 and H.R. 4171)
Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP
U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Panel III

Eileen Sobeck (H.R. 3210 and H.R. 4171)
Deputy Assistant Director for Fish and Wildlife and Parks
Department of the Interior

Kevin Shea (H.R. 3210 and H.R. 4171)
Associate Administrator
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

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