Public Lands, Forests and Mining Subcommittee legislative hearing to receive testimony on various bills.

July 26, 2017
09:45 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining will hold a legislative hearing on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at 9:45 a.m. EDT in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

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

  • S. 32, California Desert Protection and Recreation Act;
  • S. 90, Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act;
  • S.357, Santa Ana River Wash Plan Land Exchange Act;

  • S.436, San Juan County Settlement Implementation Act;

  • S.467, Mohave County Federal Land Management Act;

  • S.468, Historic Routes Preservation Act;

  • S.614, Recreation and Public Purposes Act Commercial Recreation Concessions Pilot Program Act;

  • S.785, Alaska Native Veterans Land Allotment Equity Act;
  • S.837, Southern Utah Open OHV Areas Act;

  • S.884, Small Miners Waiver Act;

  • S.941, Yellowstone Gateway Protection Act;

  • S.1149, To amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to repeal a provision limiting the export of timber harvested from land conveyed to the Kake Tribal Corporation;

  • S.1230, Water Rights Protection Act;

  • S.1271, Fowler and Boskoff Peaks Designation Act; and

  • S.1548, Oregon Wildlands Act.

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.

Archived Webcast

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Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Mike Lee

    Subcommittee Chairman
    Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining
  • Sen. Ron Wyden

    Subcommittee Ranking Member
    Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining

Witness Panel 1

  • The Honorable Orrin Hatch

    United States Senator
  • The Honorable Jon Tester

    United States Senator

Witness Panel 2

  • Mr. Glenn Casamassa

    Associate Deputy Chief, National Forest System
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Mr. John Ruhs

    Acting Deputy Director of Operations, Bureau of Land Management
    U.S. Department of the Interior