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Legislative Hearing on Five Bills

Federal Lands

Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 2:30 PM 1334 Longworth House Office Building

Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 2591 (Rep. Austin Scott), To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to modernize the funding of wildlife conservation, and for other purposes. “Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act of 2017”
  • Hearing Memo
  • H.R. 4429 (Rep. Jack Bergman), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to reissue a rule relating to extension of the expiration dates for double-crested cormorant depredation orders, and for other purposes. “Cormorant Control Act”
  • Hearing Memo
  • H.R. 4609 (Rep. Scott Tipton), To provide for the conveyance of a Forest Service site in Dolores County, Colorado, to be used for a fire station. “West Fork Fire Station Act of 2017”
  • Hearing Memo
  • H.R. 4647 (Rep. Jeff Fortenberry), To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make supplemental funds available for management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need as determined by State fish and wildlife agencies, and for other purposes. “Recovering America's Wildlife Act”
  • Hearing Memo
  • H.R. 4851 (Rep. Andre Carson), To establish the Kennedy–King National Historic Site in the State of Indiana, and for other purposes. “Kennedy–King Establishment Act of 2018”
  • Hearing Memo


The Honorable Jeff Fortenberry
Member of Congress, Nebraska’s 1st District

The Honorable Austin Scott
Member of Congress, Georgia’s 8th District

Mr. Bob Ziehmer 
(H.R. 2591 and H.R. 4647)
Senior Director of Conservation
Bass Pro Shops
Springfield, MO

The Honorable Jack Bergman
Member of Congress, Michigan’s 1st District

Mr. Randy Claramunt (H.R. 4429)
Lake Huron Basin Coordinator
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Bay City, MI

The Honorable Scott Tipton
Member of Congress, Colorado’s 3rd District

The Honorable Floyd Cook (H.R. 4609)
County Commissioner
Dolores County, Colorado
Dove Creek, CO

The Honorable Andre Carson
Member of Congress, Indiana’s 7th District

The Honorable Gregory Porter (H.R. 4851)
Indiana State Representative
Kennedy King Memorial Initiative, Chair
Indianapolis, IN

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