House Natural Resources Subcommittee Legislative and Oversight Hearings Announcement

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May 06, 2013 5:55 PM

We wanted to let our members and supporters know about the House Natural Resources Subcommittee meetings happening this week that are related to public lands. First up this week is an Oversight Hearing on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation will hold an oversight hearing on "Impediments to Public Recreation on Public Lands." On Thursday, May 9th, the Subcommittee will hold a hearing  that will discuss legislation aimed at access for  hunting and fishing on public la

House Natural Resources Subcommittee Legislative and Oversight Hearings Announcement

Dear BRC Action Alert Subscriber,

We wanted to let our members and supporters know about the House Natural Resources Subcommittee meetings happening this week that are related to public lands.

First up this week is an Oversight Hearing on Tuesday, May 7, 2013. The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation will hold an oversight hearing on "Impediments to Public Recreation on Public Lands."

On Thursday, May 9th, the Subcommittee will hold a hearing that will discuss legislation aimed at access for  hunting and fishing on public lands and designation of a 55,000-acre national monument in southeastern New Mexico.

We've pasted information for both hearings below. You can also check out the proceedings on the legislative hearing website. The live video webcasts begin approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of each meeting. 

Thanks to all our members and contributors. And as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact BRC.

Ric Foster
Public Lands Department Manager
BlueRibbon Coalition
208-237-1008 ext 102


May 3, 2013

*** Hearing Notice ***

MEMORANDUM

To: Members, Committee on Natural Resources
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

From: The Honorable Rob Bishop, Chairman
Subject: Oversight Hearing- May 7, 2013

       On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 10 a.m. in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation will hold an oversight hearing entitled: "Impediments to Public Recreation on Public Lands."

       Witnesses are by invitation only.

       If you need further information, please contact Jim Streeter, Staff Director, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation, at (202) 226-7736 or Bryson Wong, Clerk, at (202) 226-7736.


May 2, 2013

*** Hearing Notice ***

MEMORANDUM

To: Members, Committee on Natural Resources,
Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

From: The Honorable Rob Bishop, Chairman

Subject: Legislative Hearing - May 9, 2013

On Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills:

  • H.R. ___ (Benishek), To direct Federal public land management officials to exercise their authority under existing law to facilitate use of and access to Federal public lands for fishing, sport hunting, and recreational shooting, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 586 (Young), To provide for certain improvements to the Denali National Park and Preserve in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. "Denali National Park Improvement Act" 
  • H.R. 995 (Pearce), To establish a monument in Dona Ana County, New Mexico, and for other purposes. "Organ Mountains National Monument Establishment Act" 
  • H.R. 1411 (Huffman), To include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands in the California Coastal National Monument as a part of the National Landscape Conservation System, and for other purposes. "California Coastal National Monument Expansion Act of 2013"

Witnesses are by invitation only.

If you need further information, please contact Jim Streeter, Staff Director, Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation, at (202) 226-7736 or Bryson Wong, Clerk, at (202) 226-7736.

 


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