Full Committee Hearing to Receive Testimony on Pending Legislation

October 31, 2019
10:00 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The hearing will be held on Thursday, October 31, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. EDT in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

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

  • S. 1665, the Simplifying Outdoor Access for Recreation Act (Heinrich);
  • S. 1723, the Ski Area Fee Retention Act (Gardner); and
  • S. 1967, the Recreation Not Red Tape Act (Wyden). 

The hearing will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after the hearing concludes. Witness testimony will be available on the website at the start of the hearing.

Archived Webcast

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Opening Remarks

  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski

    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
  • Sen. Joe Manchin

    Ranking Member
    Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

Witness Panel 1

  • Mr. Chris French

    Deputy Chief, National Forest System
    U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Ms. Nikki Haskett

    Acting Assistant Director for National Conservation Lands & Community Partnerships
    Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior
  • Mr. Aaron Bannon

    Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability Director
    National Outdoor Leadership School
  • Mr. Lee Davis

    Executive Director - Outdoor Economy Initiative
    University Outreach & Engagement, Oregon State University
  • Mr. Brendan McGuire

    Vice President, Public Affairs
    Vail Resorts Management Company