Hearings and Business Meetings

09:30 AM

The hearing will be held on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., in room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

The purpose of the hearing is to receive testimony on the following bills:

S. 1049 and H.R. 2166, to direct the Secretary of the Interior and Secretary of Agriculture to expedite access to certain Federal lands under the administrative jurisdiction of each Secretary for good Samaritan search-and-recovery missions, and for other purposes;

S. 1437,  to provide for the release of the reversionary interest held by the United States in certain land conveyed in 1954 by the United States, acting through the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, to the State of Oregon for the establishment of the Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center of Oregon State University in Hermiston, Oregon;

S. 1554, to direct the heads of Federal public land management agencies to prepare reports on the availability of public access and egress to Federal public land for hunting, fishing, and other recreational purposes, to amend the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to provide funding for recreational public access to Federal land, and for other purposes;

S. 1605, for the relief of Michael G. Faber;

S. 1640, to facilitate planning, permitting, administration, implementation, and monitoring of pinyon-juniper dominated landscape restoration projects within Lincoln County, Nevada, and for other purposes;

S. 1888 and H.R. 1241, to facilitate a land exchange involving certain National Forest System land in the Inyo National Forest, and for other purposes;

S. 2123, to authorize the exchange of certain Federal land and non-Federal land in the State of Minnesota;

S. 2616, to require the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to Idaho County in the State of Idaho, and for other purposes;

H.R. 1684, to convey certain property to the State of Wyoming to consolidate the historic Ranch A, and for other purposes; and,

H.R. 3008, to provide for the conveyance of a small parcel of National Forest System land in Los Padres National Forest in California, and for other purposes.

Witness Panel 1

  • Assistant Director, Renewable Resources and Planning Bureau of Land Management
    Department of the Interior
  • Acting Associate Deputy Chief, Forest Service
    Department of Agriculture