Legislative: Hearing on Federal Lands Bills

Subcommittee on Federal Lands Date: Thursday, June 23, 2016 Time: 02:00 PM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324

On Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 2:00 p.m., in Room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a legislative hearing on the following bills:

  • H.R. 2167 (Rep. Raul Grijalva), To amend the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to expand the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Secretary of the Interior to provide service opportunities for young Americans, to help restore natural, cultural, historic, archaeological, recreational, and scenic resources of the United States, to train a new generation of public land managers and enthusiasts, to promote the value of public service, and for other purposes. “Public Lands Service Corps Act of 2015”;
  • H.R. 2333 (Rep. Lynn Jenkins), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain property related to the Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort Scott, Kansas;
  • H.R. 4387 (Rep. Doug LaMalfa), To establish the Tule Lake National Historic Site in the State of California, and for other purposes. “Tule Lake National Historic Site Establishment Act of 2016”; and
  • H.R. 5114 (Rep. Martha McSally), To establish the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps to place youth and veterans in the United States in national service positions to protect, restore, and enhance the great outdoors of the United States, and for other purposes. “21st Century Conservation Service Corps Act of 2016”

Witnesses

  1. Ms. Mary Ellen Sprenkel
    President and CEO
    The Corps Network
    Washington, D.C.
  2. Mr. Michael Reynolds
    Associate Director for Workforce and Inclusion
    National Park Service
    Washington, D.C.
  3. Mr. Nick Macy
    Owner
    Macy's Flying Service
    Tulelake, CA
  4. Mr. Kevin Heiner
    Regional Director
    Southwest Conservation Corps
    Durango, CO