12.03.21

Livestream Next Week: Historic Site and Museum Bills on Tuesday

Washington, D.C. – The Natural Resources Committee is holding one livestreamed event next week.

 TUESDAY, DEC. 7

 Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands

 The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands, led by Chair Joe Neguse (D-Colo.), will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills:

  • H.R. 1117 (DeSaulnier), To amend the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park Establishment Act of 2000 to provide for additional areas to be added to the park, and for other purposes. Rosie the Riveter National Historic Site Expansion Act.
  • H.R. 3525 (Meng), To establish the Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture, and for other purposes. Commission To Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture Act.
  • H.R. 5230 (Katko), To provide a one-time grant for the operation, security, and maintenance of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center to commemorate the events, and honor the victims, of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and for other purposes. 9/11 Memorial and Museum Act.

 Witnesses

 Panel I: Congressional Panel

  • Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Calif.)
  • Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.)
  • Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.)
  • Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.)

 Panel II: Expert Witness Panel

  • Mr. Tom Butt (H.R. 1117), Mayor, City of Richmond, Calif.
  • Dr. Theodore S. Gonzalves (H.R. 3525), Acting Director, Asian Pacific American Center, Smithsonian Institution
  • Ms. Lisa Ling (H.R. 3525), Journalist
  • Dr. Russell M. Jeung (H.R. 3525), Professor, Asian American Studies and San Francisco State University and Co-Founder, Stop AAPI Hate
  • Ms. Debra Burlingame (H.R. 5230), Board Member, 9/11 Memorial & Museum

 When: 10:30 a.m. Eastern time

 Watch Live: https://youtu.be/anLmObjGAy8

Press Contact

Media Contact: David Shen

(202) 225-6065 or (202) 860-6494 mobile