National Parks Subcommittee Hearing

May 16, 2006
02:30 PM
SD-366 Energy Committee Hearing Room
The purpose of the hearing is to receive testimony on the following bills: S. 1686, a bill to amend the Constitution Heritage Act of 1988 to provide for the operation of the National Constitution Center; S. 2417 and H.R. 4192, bills to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to designate the President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace home in Hope, Arkansas, as a National Historic Site and unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes; S. 2419 and H.R. 4882, bills to ensure the proper remembrance of Vietnam veterans and the Vietnam War by providing a deadline for the designation of a visitor center for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial; S. 2568, a bill to amend the National Trails System Act to designate the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail; S. 2627, a bill to amend the Act of August 21, 1935, to extend the authorization for the National Park System Advisory Board, and for other purposes; and S. Res. 468, a resolution supporting the continued administration of Channel Islands National Park, including Santa Rosa Island, in accordance with the laws (including regulations) and policies of the National Park Service.

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Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable Mark Pryor

    U.S. Senate
  • The Honorable Paul Sarbanes

    U.S. Senate
  • The Honorable Barbara Boxer

    U.S. Senator
  • The Honorable John Warner

    U.S. Senate

Witness Panel 2

  • Ms. Patricia Gallagher

    Executive Director
    National Capitol Planning Commission
  • Mr. Steve Martin

    Deputy Director
    National Park Service

Witness Panel 3

  • Mr. Patrick Noonan

    Chairman Emeritus
    The Conservation Fund
  • Mr. Harry Robinson, III

    Board of Directors
    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund
  • Mr. Ray Saikus

    Vietnam Veteran
    U.S. Army, 1968-69