Public Lands, Forests, and Mining

Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining

Phone: (202) 224-4971
Fax: (202) 224-7970

Jurisdiction of the Subcommittee includes oversight and legislative responsibilities for: public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service including farming and grazing thereon, and wilderness areas; establishment of wildlife refuges on public lands and wilderness designation therein; military land withdrawals; reserved water rights; Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; territorial affairs; national mining and minerals policy and general mining laws; surface mining, reclamation and enforcement; mining education and research; Federal mineral leasing; Outer Continental Shelf leasing; Naval oil shale reserves; National Petroleum reserve -- Alaska; and deep seabed mining.

Hearings

August 2018
Date Title
8/22/18 Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining Legislative Hearing Files
May 2018
Date Title
5/9/18 Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining Oversight Hearing Files
February 2018
Date Title
2/7/18 Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining Legislative Hearing Files
July 2017
Date Title
7/26/17 Public Lands, Forests and Mining Subcommittee legislative hearing to receive testimony on various bills. Files
June 2017
Date Title
6/21/17 Subcommittee oversight hearing to examine collaborative initiatives on restoring watersheds and large landscapes across boundaries through state and federal partnerships Files
June 2016
Date Title
6/28/16 Subcommittee oversight hearing on the status of the Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service’s efforts to implement amendments to land use plans and specific management plans regarding sage grouse conservation, and those agencies’ coordination activities with affected states Files
6/21/16 Subcommittee Oversight Hearing on the Bureau of Land Management’s Planning 2.0 Initiative Files
April 2016
Date Title
4/28/16 Subcommittee oversight and legislative hearing to examine the impacts of invasive species on the productivity, value, and management of land and water resources
4/21/16 Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining Legislative Hearing Files
4/14/16 Subcommittee hearing to receive testimony on the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed rule, entitled “Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation"

Related Legislation

April 2015
Date Title
4/29/15 S. 1046 - Smart Building Acceleration Act Files
February 2014
Date Title
2/3/14 S. 1983
January 2014
Date Title
1/28/14 H.R. 2166
1/28/14 S. 1966
1/28/14 S. 1967
1/28/14 H.R. 1684
1/28/14 H. R. 3008
December 2013
Date Title
12/20/13 S. 1888
July 2013
Date Title
7/23/13 S. 1341
7/16/13 S. 1305