Subcommittee Hearing: Legislative hearing on H.R. 644, H.R. 2459, and H.R. 3292

Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Time: 02:00 PM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324 Presiding: The Honorable Jared Huffman

On Wednesday, June 26, 2019, at 2:00 P.M. in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife (WOW) will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills:

  • H.R. 644  (Rep. Bishop), To approve the settlement of the water rights claims of the Navajo Nation in Utah, and for other purposes.“Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act”
  • H.R. 2459 (Rep. O’Halleran), To approve the settlement of water rights claims of the Hualapai Tribe and certain allottees in the State of Arizona, to authorize construction of a water project relating to those water rights claims, and for other purposes. “Hualapai Tribe Water Rights Settlement Act”
  • H.R. 3292 (Rep. Lujan) To amend the Aamodt Litigation Settlement Act, and for other purposes. “Aamodt Litigation Settlement Completion Act of 2019”

Panel I 

Mr. Alan Mikkelsen (H.R.644, H.R. 2459, and H.R. 3292) (testimony)

Senior Advisor to the Secretary 

Water and Western Resource Issues 

U.S. Department of the Interior 

Denver, CO 

Panel II 

Chairman Damon Clarke (H.R. 2459) (testimony)

Hualapai Tribe 

Peach Springs, AZ 

Mr. Thomas Buschatzke (H.R. 2459) (testimony)


Arizona Department of Water Resources 

Phoenix, AZ 

Mr. Norman Johnson (H.R. 644) (testimony)

Natural Resources Division Chief 

Utah Attorney General’s Office 

Salt Lake City, UT 

President Jonathan Nez (H.R. 644) (testimony)

Navajo Nation 

Window Rock, AZ