WATER AND POWER SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING: To consider pending legislation

February 27, 2014
02:30 PM
SD-366 Senate Dirksen Building

The purpose of this hearing will be to hear testimony on the following measures:

  • S. 1419, the Marine and Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Act of 2013
  • S. 1771, the Crooked River Collaborative Water Security Act of 2013
  • S. 1800, the Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act
  • S. 1946, a bill to amend the Reclamation Safety of Dams Act of 1978 to modify the authorization of appropriations
  • S. 1965, a bill to amend the East Bench Irrigation District Water Contract Extension Act to permit the Secretary of the Interior to extend the contract for certain water services
  • S. 2010 and H.R. 1963, the Bureau of Reclamation Conduit Hydropower Development Equity and Jobs Act
  • S. 2019, SECURE Water Amendments Act of 2014
  • S. 2034, the Reclamation Title Transfer Act of 2014
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Opening Remarks

  • The Honorable Jeff Merkley

    U.S. Senator

Witness Panel 1

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Charles Stern

    Specialist in Natural Resources Policy
    Congressional Research Service
  • Dr. Belinda Batten

    Director, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center
    Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
  • Mr. Andy Duyck

    Chair, Washington County Commission
    Hillsboro, OR