Legislative: Hybrid WOW Legislative Hearing – July 21, 2022

Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Date: Thursday, July 21, 2022 Time: 09:00 AM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324 Presiding: The Honorable Jared Huffman, Chair

On Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. ET, in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building and via Cisco WebEx, the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife will hold a hybrid legislative hearing on the following bills: 

  • H.R. 4951 (Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-OR) To prohibit the use of M-44 devices, commonly known as "cyanide bombs", on public land, and for other purposes. Canyon’s Law
  • H.R. 7918 (Rep. William Keating, D-MA) To require the Secretary of Commerce to establish the Sea Turtle Rescue Assistance Grant Program. Sea Turtle Rescue Assistance Act of 2022.  
  • H.R. 7975 (Rep. Tim Walberg, R-MI) To provide for the issuance of a Great Lakes Restoration Semipostal Stamp. Great Lakes Restoration Semipostal Stamp Act of 2022
  • H.R. 8090 (Rep. Katie Porter, D-CA) To reauthorize funding for the Reclamation Climate Change and Water Program.

For hearing materials and schedules, please visit U.S. House of Representatives, Committee Repository at http://docs.house.gov/.  

Witness List

Dr. Charles Innis, VMD, DABVP(RA) (H.R. 7918) (testimony)

Director of Animal Health

New England Aquarium

Boston, MA

Dr. Mark Mansfield, MD (H.R. 4951) (testimony)

Family Physician

Canyon’s Father

Pocatello, ID

Adel Hagekhalil, PE, BCEE (H.R. 8090) (testimony)

General Manager

Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

Joseph D. Robison (H.R. 7975) (testimony)

Southeast Regional Supervisor – Wildlife Division

Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Detroit, MI