Subcommittee on National Parks Hearing - Miscellaneous Parks Bills

July 28, 2005
10:00 AM
SD-366 Energy Committee Hearing Room
To receive testimony on the following bills: S. 584 and H.R. 432, bills to require the Secretary of the Interior to allow the continued occupancy and use of certain land and improvements within Rocky Mountain National Park; S. 652, a bill to provide financial assistance for the rehabilitation of the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the development of an exhibit to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Franklin; S. 958, a bill to amend the National Trails System Act to designate the Star-Spangled Banner Trail in the States of Maryland and Virginia and the District of Columbia as a National Historic Trail; S. 1154, a bill to extend the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission, to provide improved visitor services at the park, and for other purposes; S. 1166, a bill to extend the authorization of the Kalaupapa National Historical Park Advisory Commission; and S. 1346, a bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of maritime sites in the State of Michigan.

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Opening Remarks

  • Ms. Debbie Stabenow

    U.S. Senate
  • The Honorable Susan Collins

    U.S. Senate
  • Rick Santorum

    The Honorable

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Steve Martin

    Deputy Director
    National Park Service

Witness Panel 2

  • Dr. Steve Belko

    Michigan Lighthouse Project
  • Dr. Dennis Wint

    President and CEO
    The Franklin Institute
  • Dr. Ralph Eshelman

  • Mrs. Betty Dick