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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1825, H.R. 586, H.R. 995, and H.R. 1411
Thursday, May 9, 2013 10:00 AM
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation
1324 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515


Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 1825 (Benishek), To direct Federal public land management officials to exercise their authority under existing law to facilitate use of and access to Federal public lands for fishing, sport hunting, and recreational shooting, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 586 (Young of AK), To provide for certain improvements to the Denali National Park and Preserve in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. “Denali National Park Improvement Act”
  • H.R. 995 (Pearce), To establish a monument in Dona Ana County, New Mexico, and for other purposes. “Organ Mountains National Monument Establishment Act”
  • H.R. 1411 (Huffman), To include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands in the California Coastal National Monument as a part of the National Landscape Conservation System, and for other purposes. “California Coastal National Monument Expansion Act of 2013”

Archived Video Webcast:

Witnesses and Testimony:

PANEL I

The Honorable Dan Benishek
Member of Congress

The Honorable Don Young
Member of Congress

The Honorable Jared Huffman
Member of Congress

The Honorable Steve Pearce
Member of Congress

PANEL II

Carl Rountree
Director, National Landscape Conservation System
Bureau of Land Management
U.S. Department of the Interior

William P. Horn
Director of Federal Affairs
U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Susan Recce
Director, Division of Conservation, Wildlife and Natural Resources
National Rifle Association
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Melissa Simpson
Director of Governmental Affairs and Science Based Conservation
Safari Club International
(Truth in Testimony Form)

Scott Schneider
President and CEO
Visit Mendocino County
(Truth in Testimony Form)

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