Legislative: Hybrid WOW Legislative Hearing – November 16, 2021
On Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. EST, in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building and Cisco WebEx online video conferencing, the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills:
- H.R. 59 (Rep. Don Young, R-AK), To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide flexibility for fishery managers and stability for fishermen, and for other purposes. Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act.
- H.R. 4690 (Rep. Jared Huffman, D-CA), To reauthorize and amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, and for other purposes. Sustaining America’s Fisheries for the Future Act of 2021.
- H.R. 5770 (Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-MI), To improve the management of forage fish. Forage Fish Conservation Act of 2021.
Panel I: Congressional Witnesses
Representative Debbie Dingell (H.R. 5770)
Michigan, 12th Congressional District
Panel II: Administration and Government Witnesses
Ms. Janet Coit (testimony)
Assistant Administrator, National Marine Fisheries Service
Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere Deputy NOAA Administrator
Mr. Marc Gorelnik (testimony)
Chair of Council Coordination Committee Chair of Pacific Fishery Management Council
Panel III: Expert Witnesses
Ms. Mary Peltola (testimony)
Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
Mr. William J. Aila (testimony)
Hawaiian Homes Commission
Dr. Willy Goldsmith (testimony)
American Saltwater Guides Association
Mr. Shannon Carroll (testimony)
Associate Director of Public Policy Trident Seafoods
For hearing materials and schedules, please visit U.S. House of Representatives, Committee Repository at http://docs.house.gov/.