Subcommittee Hearing: Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insulars Affairs Legislative Hearing

Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Time: 10:00 AM

WHAT: Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Legislative Hearing on:

  • H.R. 3109 (Young of AK), to assist Alaskan Native Handicrafts.
  • H.R. 3409 (Fincher), To amend the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to require that any expansion of a national wildlife refuge must be expressly authorized by statute. “the National Wildlife Refuge Expansion Limitation Act”
  • H.R. 5026 (Gosar), To prohibit closing or repurposing any propagation fish hatchery or aquatic species propagation program of the Department of the Interior unless such action is expressly authorized by an Act of Congress, and for other purposes. “the Fish Hatchery Protection Act”
  • H.R. 5069 (Fleming), To amend the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Act to increase in the price of Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamps to fund the acquisition of conservation easements for migratory birds, and for other purposes. “the Federal Duck Stamp Act”

WHERE: 1334 Longworth House Office Building, US Capitol Complex, Washington DC
WHEN: 10:00AM, Wednesday, July 23, 2014


Panel I:

Mr. Steve Guertin
Deputy Director
U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
(H.R. 3109, H.R. 3409, H.R. 5026, H.R. 5069)

The Honorable Robert E. Mansell
Arizona Game and Fish Commission
(H.R. 5026)

Panel II:

The Honorable Hildy Angius
Mohave County Board of Supervisors
(H.R. 5026)

Ms. Jacqueline Pata
Vice Chair
Sealaska Corporation
(H.R. 3109)

Mr. Paul Schmidt
Chief Conservation Officer
Ducks Unlimited
(H.R. 5069)

Mr. Martin Clifford Cornell III
Grant Administrator
Friends of Brazoria Wildlife Refuges
(H.R. 3409, H.R. 5069)