Legislative: Civil War Defenses of Washington National Historical Park Act and Three Other Bills

Federal Lands Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018 Time: 02:00 PM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324

LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 2365 (Rep. Paul Cook of California), To convey certain Federal land in California to Apple Valley, California, Twentynine Palms, California, Barstow, California, and Victorville, California. Desert Community Lands Act.
  • H.R. 3777 (Rep. Mia B. Love of Utah), To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to convey certain National Forest System land containing the Nephi Work Center in Juab County, Utah, to Juab County. Juab County Conveyance Act of 2017.
  • H.R. 4824 (Rep. John R. Curtis of Utah), To allow certain State permitting authority to encourage expansion of broadband service to rural communities, and for other purposes. Rural Broadband Permitting Efficiency Act of 2018.
  • H.R. 5023 (Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton of D.C.), To designate the Civil War Defenses of Washington National Historical Park comprised of certain National Park System lands, and by affiliation and cooperative agreements other historically significant resources, located in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland, that were part of the Civil War defenses of Washington and related to the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1864, to study ways in which the Civil War history of both the North and South can be assembled, arrayed, and conveyed for the benefit of the public, and for other purposes. Civil War Defenses of Washington National Historical Park Act.

Witnesses

  1. Timothy Spisak
    Acting Associate Director, Energy, Minerals, and Realty Management
    Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior
  2. Lori Lamson
    Assistant Town Manager
    Town of Apple Valley, California
  3. Shirley Bloomfield
    Chief Executive Officer
    NTCA-Rural Broad Association
  4. The Honorable Byron Woodland
    County Commissioner
    Juab County, Utah
  5. Sharon Buccino
    Senior Attorney
    Natural Resources Defense Council