Public Lands and Forests

Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests

Phone: (202) 224-4971
Fax: (202) 224-7970

Jurisdiction of the Subcommittee includes oversight and legislative responsibilities for: public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service including farming and grazing thereon, and wilderness areas; establishment of wildlife refuges on public lands and wilderness designation therein; military land withdrawals; reserved water rights; Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; territorial affairs; national mining and minerals policy and general mining laws; surface mining, reclamation and enforcement; mining education and research; Federal mineral leasing; Outer Continental Shelf leasing; Naval oil shale reserves; National Petroleum reserve -- Alaska; and deep seabed mining.

Related Legislation

February 2012
Date Title
2/15/12 S. 2110
2/7/12 H.R. 306
2/1/12 S. 2056
December 2011
Date Title
12/16/11 S. 2015
12/15/11 S. 2001
November 2011
Date Title
11/17/11 S. 1906
11/17/11 S. 1891
11/17/11 S. 1883
11/10/11 S. 1844
11/2/11 S. 1775