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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 657, H.R. 696, H.R. 934, and H.R. 993
Thursday, April 18, 2013 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
1334 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515






Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 657 (Labrador), To amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to improve the management of grazing leases and permits, and for other purposes. “Grazing Improvement Act”
  • H.R. 696 (Horsford), To designate the Wovoka Wilderness and provide for certain land conveyances in Lyon County, Nevada, and for other purposes. “Lyon County Economic Development and Conservation Act”
  • H.R. 934 (McClintock), To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act related to a segment of the Lower Merced River in California, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 993 (Bishop of UT), To provide for the conveyance of certain parcels of National Forest land to the city of Fruit Heights, Utah. “Fruit Heights Land Conveyance Act”

Member Statements:

The Honorable Rob Bishop
Subcommittee Chairman

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

The Honorable Raúl R. Labrador
Member of Congress

The Honorable Steven A. Horsford
Member of Congress

The Honorable Tom McClintock
Member of Congress

PANEL II (H.R. 934 and H.R. 993)

Leslie A.C. Weldon
Deputy Chief
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Ned Farquhar
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management
Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Department of the Interior

The Honorable Todd Stevenson
Mayor
City of Fruit Heights, UT

Bryan Kelly
Director, Regulatory Affairs
Merced Irrigation District
(Truth in Testimony Form)

PANEL III
(H.R. 657 and H.R. 696)

Leslie A.C. Weldon
Associate Deputy Chief
U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Ned Farquhar
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Land and Minerals Management
Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Department of the Interior

Brenda Richards
Vice President
Public Lands Council
Idaho Cattlemen’s Association
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Clait Braun, Ph.D
Sage Grouse Research
(Truth in Testimony Form)

The Honorable George Dini
Mayor
City of Yerington, NV

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