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The Weekly Preview (Sept 15 – 19, 2008) - House Natural Resources Committee

On the House Floor:

On Monday, the House of Representatives is expected to consider under suspension of the rules the following 4 bills under the jurisdiction of the House Natural Resources Committee:

o   H.R. 5350 (Bobby Scott): To authorize the Secretary of Commerce to sell or exchange certain National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration property located in Norfolk, Virginia, and for other purposes.

o   H.R. 3437 (Salazar): To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to carry out the Jackson Gulch rehabilitation project in the State of Colorado. “Jackson Gulch Rehabilitation Act of 2008”

o   H.R. 2535 (Nunes): To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility and suitability of constructing a storage reservoir, outlet works, and a delivery system for the Tule River Indian Tribe of California to provide a water supply for domestic, municipal, industrial, and agricultural purposes, and for other purposes. “Tule River Tribe Water Development Act”

o   H.R. 5293 (Heller): To approve the settlement of the water rights claims of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation in Nevada, to require the Secretary of the Interior to carry out the settlement, and for other purposes. “Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation Water Rights Settlement Act”

·         During the week, the House of Representatives is expected to consider the following bill, subject to a rule:

o   H.R. ____ (Rahall/Gene Green/George Miller): “Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act”

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Energy Committee Reports 54 Bills

September 11th, 2008

In a business meeting, the Senate Energy Committee today unanimously voice voted its approval of 53 legislative measures and, on an 18-5 vote, agreed to report an original bill regarding the possession of firearms in national parks and wildlife refuges. Here are the bills:
 
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The Weekly Preview (Sep 8 – 12, 2008) House Natural Resources Committee

This Week on the House Floor:

The House of Representatives is expected to consider the following bill, subject to a rule, under the jurisdiction of the House Natural Resources Committee:

H.R. 3667 (Welch): To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate a segment of the Missisquoi and Trout Rivers in the State of Vermont for study for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
“Missisquoi and Trout Rivers Wild and Scenic Rivers Study Act”

This Week’s Hearings:
 
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The Weekly Preview (July 21 – 25) - House Natural Resources Committee

The Weekly Preview (July 21 – 25) - House Natural Resources Committee
This Week’s Hearings and Markups:

Can’t make it to our hearings or markups in person? Stay connected with our live and archived video and audio webcasts, available at http://resourcescommittee.house.gov.

On Monday, the Subcommittee on Water and Power will hold an oversight field hearing on the "Federal Response to the California Drought Emergency."  On June 4, 2008, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger released a Proclamation and issued an Executive Order declaring a drought for the State of California.  The following week, Governor Schwarzenegger declared a State of Emergency in nine Central Valley counties.  While the Governor made a disaster declaration for the nine counties, either the President or the Secretary of Agriculture must make a Federal disaster declaration for Supplemental Crop Revenue Assistance payments to be made.

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The Week Ahead (July 21-25) - Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

The Week Ahead (July 21-25) - U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

July 18th, 2008

* On Monday, July 21, the Subcommittee on National Parks will receive testimony at a FIELD hearing regarding the All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory of all species within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Witnesses include Dale Ditmanson, park superintendent, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, National Park Service, Department of the Interior; Glen Bogart, principal, Pi Beta Phi Elementary, Gatlinburg, TN;  Peter White, professor of biology & director of the North Carolina botanical garden, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC; Dr. Tim Watkins, program officer, National Geographic Society, Research, Conservation and Exploration.  (Alumni Hall, Highsmith Union, University of North Carolina Asheville, One University Heights, Asheville, NC at 9:30 a.m.)
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The Weekly Preview (July 14 – 18, 2008) - House Natural Resources Committee

The Weekly Preview (July 14 – 18, 2008) - House Natural Resources Committee

Can’t make it to our hearings or markups in person? Stay connected with our live and archived video and audio webcasts, available at http://resourcescommittee.house.gov.

On the House Floor:

On Monday, the House of Representatives is expected to consider under suspension of the rules the following 3 bills under the jurisdiction of the House Natural Resources Committee:

 

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