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U.S. SENATE AND HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEES relating to national parks
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U.S. House of Representatives

The Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation consists of 26 Members, 14 Republicans and 12 Democrats.

(clicking on blue type takes to representatives' websites.) This list needs updating as of 07/27/2017--ed.

Jurisdiction of the Subcommittee:

·         The National Environmental Policy Act in general.

·         Measures and matters related to the National Park System and its units, including Federal reserved water rights.

·         The National Wilderness Preservation System.

·         Wild and Scenic Rivers System, National Trails System, national heritage areas and other national units established for protection, conservation, preservation or recreational development, other than coastal barriers.

·         Military parks and battlefields, national cemeteries administered by the Secretary of the Interior, parks in and within the vicinity of the District of Columbia and the erection of monuments to the memory of individuals.

·         Federal and non-Federal outdoor recreation plans, programs and administration including the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 and the Outdoor Recreation Act of 1963.

·         Preservation of prehistoric ruins and objects of interest on the public domain and other historic preservation programs and activities, including national monuments, historic sites and programs for international cooperation in the field of historic preservation.

·         Matters concerning the following agencies and programs: Urban Parks and Recreation Recovery Program, Historic American Buildings Survey, Historic American Engineering Record, and U.S. Holocaust Memorial.

·         Public lands generally, including measures or matters relating to entry, easements, withdrawals, grazing and Federal reserved water rights.

·         Forfeiture of land grants and alien ownership, including alien ownership of mineral lands.

·         Cooperative efforts to encourage, enhance and improve international programs for the protection of the environment and the conservation of natural resources otherwise within the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee.

·         Forest reservations, including management thereof, created from the public domain.

·         Public forest lands generally, including measures or matters related to entry, easements, withdrawals, grazing and Federal reserved water rights.

·         General and continuing oversight and investigative authority over activities, policies and programs within the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee.


U. S. Senate

Senate Subcommittee on National Parks

Phone: (202) 224-4971

Fax: (202) 228-0539

Jurisdiction of the Subcommittee includes oversight and legislative responsibilities for: National Park System; Wild and Scenic Rivers System; National Trails System; national recreation areas; national monuments; historic sites; military parks and battlefields; Land and Water Conservation Fund; historic preservation; outdoor recreation resources; and preservation of prehistoric ruins and objects of interest on the public domain.

Democratic Subcommittee Members: This list needs updating as of 07/27/2017--ed.

Senator Mark Udall (Chairman) (CO)--123 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515
Senator Mary L. Landrieu (D, LA)
Senator Bernard Sanders (I) (D, VT)
Senator Debbie Stabenow (D, MI)
Senator Al Franken (D, MN)
Senator Joe Manchin (D, WV)
Senator Christopher A. Coons (D, DE)

Republican Subcommittee Members:

Senator Rand Paul (R, KY)
Senator John Barrasso (R, WY)
Senator Daniel Coats (R, IN)
Senator Rob Portman (R, OH)
Senator Dean Heller (R, NV)
Senator Bob Corker (R, TN)

 Ex Officio Subcommittee Members: 

Senator Jeff Bingaman (D, NM)

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R, AK)


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