Legislative: Hearing on Federal Land Bills

Subcommittee on Federal Lands Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324

LEGISLATIVE HEARING ON:

  • H.R. 5706, the World War II Pacific Sites Establishment Act (Rep. Colleen Hanabusa of Hawaii), To establish the Pearl Harbor National Memorial in the State of Hawai’i and the Honouliuli National Historic Site in the State of Hawai’i, and for other purposes.

  • H.R. 6108, the Preserving America’s Battlefields Ac(Rep. Jody Hice of Georgia), To provide for partnerships among State and local governments, regional entities, and the private sector to preserve, conserve, and enhance the visitor experience at nationally significant battlefields of the American Revolution, War of 1812, and Civil War, and for other purposes. 

  • H.R. 6118 (Rep. David Rouzer of North Carolina), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to annually designate at least one city in the United States as an ‘American World War II Heritage City’, and for other purposes.

  • H.R. 6365, the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo Land Claims Act of 2018 (Rep. Steven Pearce of New Mexico), A bill to establish the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Land Grant-Merced Claims Commission and other Federal policies for the restoration of land for hardships resulting from the incomplete and inequitable implementation of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, to affirm Land Grand-Merced property rights protected by the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, and for other purposes. 

  • H.R. 6682, the Protection and Transparency for Adjacent Landowners Act (Rep. Scott Tipton of Colorado), A bill to amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to improve the transparency and oversight of land conveyances involving disposal or acquisition of National Forest System Lands or Bureau of Land Management public lands, to provide protections and certainty for private landowners related to resurveying such public lands, and for other purposes. 

Witnesses

  1. Mr. Scott Tipton
    Member of Congress
    Colorado’s 3rd District
  2. Mr. John L. Nau III
    Chairman Emeritus
    American Battlefield Trust
    Houston, TX
  3. The Honorable Jody B. Hice
    Member of Congress
    Georgia’s 10th District
  4. Mr. Wilbur D. Jones, Jr.
    Chairman
    World War II Wilmington Home Front Heritage Coalition
    Wilmington, N.C.
  5. The Honorable David Rouzer
    Member of Congress
    North Carolina’s 7th District
  6. The Honorable Stevan Pearce
    Member of Congress
    New Mexico’s 2nd District
  7. The Honorable Colleen Hanabusa
    Member of Congress
    Hawaii’s 1st District