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Legislative Hearing on H.R. 674, H.R. 4297, H.R. 5443, H.R. 6994 and H.R. 7072 | Federal Lands Subcommitee

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 | 10:00 AM

On Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at 10:00 a.m., in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Federal Lands will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills:

  • H.R. 674 (Rep. Newhouse), “Root and Stem Project Authorization Act of 2023”;
  • H.R. 4297 (Rep. Neguse), “Bolts Ditch Act”;
  • H.R. 5443 (Rep. Lee of NV), “Accelerating Appraisals and Conservation Efforts Act” or “AACE Act”; 
  • H.R. 6994 (Rep. Kim of CA), “Restoring Our Unopened Trails for Enjoyment and Safety (ROUTES) Act”; and
  • H.R. 7072 (Rep. Tiffany), “Wabeno Economic Development Act of 2024”.

Witnesses and Testimony

Panel I (Members of Congress): 

To Be Announced

Panel II (Administration Officials and Expert Witnesses): 

Mr. Greg Smith
Associate Deputy Chief – National Forest System
U.S. Forest Service
Washington, D.C. [All bills] 

The Honorable Tom Tallier
Forest County Board of Supervisors – District 8
Wabeno, Wisconsin [H.R. 7072] 

Ms. Hannah Downey
Policy Director
Property and Environment Research Center
Bozeman, Montana [H.R. 674] 

Mr. Dan Munsey
Fire Chief
San Bernardino County Fire Department
San Bernardino, California [H.R. 6994] 

Ms. Siri Roman
General Manager
Eagle River Water and Sanitation District
Vail, Colorado [H.R. 4297] [Minority Witness] 

Ms. Sandy Adomatis
The Appraisal Institute
Chicago, Illinois [H.R. 5443]
[Minority Witness]