Hearings and Business Meetings

SD-366 Senate Dirksen Building 03:30 PM

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

  • S. 182, to provide for the unencumbering of title to non-Federal land owned by the city of Anchorage, Alaska, for purposes of economic development by conveyance of the Federal reversion interest to the City
  • S. 339, to facilitate the efficient extraction of mineral resources in southeast Arizona by authorizing and directing an exchange of Federal and non-Federal land, and for other purposes
  • S. 483, to designate the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Conservation Area in the State of California, and for other purposes
  • S. 771, to provide to the Secretary of the Interior a mechanism to cancel contracts for the sale of materials CA-20139 and CA-22901, and for other purposes
  • S. 776, to establish the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness in the State of New Mexico, to provide for the conveyance of certain parcels of National Forest System land in the State, and for other purposes
  • S. 841, to designate certain Federal land in the San Juan National Forest in the State of Colorado as wilderness, and for other purposes
  • S. 1305, to provide for the conveyance of the Forest Service Lake Hill Administrative Site in Summit County, Colorado
  • S. 1341, to modify the Forest Service Recreation Residence Program as the program applies to units of the National Forest System derived from the public domain by implementing a simple, equitable, and predictable procedure for determining cabin user fees, and for other purposes
  • S. 1414, to provide for the conveyance of certain Federal land in the State of Oregon to the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
  • S. 1415, to provide for the conveyance of certain Federal land in the State of Oregon to the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians
  • S. 1479, to address the forest health, public safety, and wildlife habitat threat presented by the risk of wildfire, including catastrophic wildfire, on National Forest System land and public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management by requiring the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to expedite forest management projects relating to hazardous fuels reduction, forest health, and economic development, and for other purposes

The hearing will be webcast live on the committee's website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing is complete. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.

Opening Remarks

  • The Honorable Barbara Boxer
    U.S. Senator
  • The Honorable Tom Udall
    U.S. Senator
  • The Honorable Michael Bennet
    U.S. Senator
  • The Honorable Buck McKeon
    U.S. Representative
  • The Honorable Scott Tipton
    U.S. Representative

Witness Panel 1

  • Acting Deputy Director
    Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Deputy Chief
    U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Witness Panel 2