National Parks Subcommittee Hearing: to receive testimony on S.227, S.625, S.853, S.1053, S.1117, S.1168, H.R 1694 and H.R 714 (Hearing Room SD-366)

July 15, 2009
02:30 PM
SD-366 Energy Committee Hearing Room
The purpose of the hearing is to receive testimony on the following bills:
S. 227, to establish the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park and the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park;
S. 625, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish the Waco Mammoth National Monument;
S. 853, to designate additional segments and tributaries of White Clay Creek as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System;
S. 1053, to amend the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to extend the termination date;
S. 1117, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide assistance in implementing cultural heritage, conservation, and recreational activities in the Connecticut River watershed;
S. 1168 and H.R. 1694, to authorize the acquisition and protection of nationally significant battlefields and associated sites of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812;
H.R. 714, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to lease certain lands in Virgin Islands National Park.

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Witness Panel 2

  • Sharon F. Francis

    Executive Director
    Connecticut River Joint Commissions
  • Mara Farrell

    Fishkill Historical Focus