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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1437, H.R. 1792, H.R. 2950, H.R. 2982, H.R. 4051, H.R. 4094, H.R. 4587 and H.R. 4596 | Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife and Fisheries

On Thursday, July 27, 2023, at 10:15 a.m. in room 1334 Longworth House Office Building, the Committee on Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife and Fisheries will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills:

  • H.R. 1437 (Rep. Rose),Black Vulture Relief Act of 2023”;
  • H.R. 1792 (Rep. Radewagen), “South Pacific Tuna Treaty Act of 2023”;
  • H.R. 2950 (Rep. Huffman), “Coastal Habitat Conservation Act of 2023”;
  • H.R. 2982 (Rep. Tonko), “New York-New Jersey Watershed Protection Act”;
  • H.R. 4051 (Rep. Wittman), “SHARKED Act”;
  • H.R. 4094 (Rep. Curtis), “Great Salt Lake Stewardship Act”;
  • H.R. 4587 (Rep. Rutherford) “Red Snapper Act”; and
  • H.R. 4596 (Rep. Boebert), ‘‘Upper Colorado and San Juan River Basins Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Reauthorization Act of 2023’’.

Witnesses and Testimony

Panel I: 

The Honorable Rob Wittman
Representative from the First District of Virginia 

The Honorable Amata Radewagen
Representative from American Samoa 

The Honorable John Curtis
Representative from the Third District of Utah 

The Honorable Lauren Boebert
Representative from the Third District of Colorado 

The Honorable John Rutherford
Representative from the Fifth District of Florida 

The Honorable Paul Tonko
Representative from the Twentieth District of New York 

The Honorable John Rose
Representative from the Sixth District of Tennessee 

The Honorable Jared Huffman
Representative from the Second District of California

Panel II: 

Dr. Kelly Kryc
Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Fisheries
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Washington, DC 

Mr. Stephen Guertin
Deputy Director for Program Management and Policy
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Washington, DC

Panel III: 

Mr. William Gibbons-Fly
Executive Director
American Tunaboat Association
San Diego, CA [H.R.1792] 

Mr. Jack Graham
Afishianado Charters
Nags Head, NC [H.R. 4051] 

Ms. Jessica McCawley
Director of the Division of Marine Fisheries Management
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Tallahassee, FL [H.R. 4587] 

Mr. Gene Shawcroft
General Manager of the Central Utah Water Conservancy District
Orem, UT [H.R.4094] 

Mr. Steve Wolff
General Manager
Southwestern Water Conservation District
Durango, CO [H.R. 4596] 

Mr. Charlie Besher
Property Rights and Environmental Management Committee Chair
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
Patton, MO [H.R. 1437]

Ms. Genevieve Genest
Donor Relations Manager
Galveston Bay Foundation
Kemah, TX [H.R. 2950] [minority witness] 

Mr. Seth Atkinson
Quillback Consulting
Santa Cruz, CA [H.R. 4587] [minority witness]