Subcommittee Hearing: Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2795 and H.R. 3742

Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019 Time: 02:00 PM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324 Presiding: The Honorable Jared Huffman

On Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. in room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife (WOW) will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills:

  • H.R. 2795 (Rep. Don Beyer) To establish National Wildlife Corridors to provide for the protection and restoration of certain native fish, wildlife, and plant species, and for other purposes. “Wildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019”
  • H.R. 3742 (Rep. Debbie Dingell) To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make supplemental funds available for management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need as determined by State fish and wildlife agencies, and for other purposes.‘‘Recovering America’s Wildlife Act of 2019’’ or “RAWA”

Witness List:

Panel I: Congressional Sponsors

Rep. Don Beyer

Virginia, 8th District

Rep. Debbie Dingell

Michigan, 12th District

Panel II: Administration

Mr. Stephen Guertin (testimony)

Deputy Director for Policy

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Washington, DC

Panel III: Experts

Marnie Urso (testimony)

Policy Director

Audubon Great Lakes 

Collin O'Mara (testimony)

President and CEO

National Wildlife Federation

Gloria Tom (testimony)


Navajo Nation Department of Fish and Wildlife

Jennifer Fielder (testimony)


American Lands Council