Legislative: Hearing on Three National Monument Bills

Federal Lands Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324


  • H.R. 835 (Rep. Doug Lamborn), To update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion in, the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.
  • H.R. 857 (Rep. Paul Cook), To provide for conservation and enhanced recreation activities in the California Desert Conservation Area, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 4895 (Rep. Bennie Thompson), To establish the Medgar Evers National Monument in the State of Mississippi, and for other purposes. “Medgar Evers National Monument Act”


  1. The Honorable Bennie G. Thompson
    Member of Congress
    Mississippi's 2nd District
  2. The Honorable Doug Lamborn
    Member of Congress
    Colorado's 5th District
  3. The Honorable Paul Cook
    Member of Congress
    California's 8th District
  4. The Honorable Norm Steen
    County Commissioner
    Teller County, Colorado
  5. Randy Banis
  6. Ryan Henson
    Policy Director
    California Wilderness Coalition