Legislative Activity

Congressional Hearings

Click on any of the links below for additional information about each hearing, including background documents, complete witness lists, written testimonies, and archived video webcasts.

February 27, 2014

North Pacific Perspectives on Magnuson-Stevens Act ReauthorizationU.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard

February 4 and February 28, 2014 

Legislative Hearing on H.R. ____ (Hastings of WA), "Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act"U.S. House of Representatives, Natural Resources Committee

January 30, 2014 

West Coast and Western Pacific Perspectives on Magnuson-Stevens Act ReauthorizationU.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard

November 14, 2013 

Senate Hearing on Southeast Regional Perspectives on MSA ReauthorizationU.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation

Sep 11, 2013 

Oversight Hearing on "Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act"U.S. House of Representatives, Natural Resources Committee

July 23, 2013 

Senate Hearing on Magnuson-Stevens Act – Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regional PerspectivesU.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard

June 27, 2013 

Oversight Hearing on "The Management of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act"U.S. House of Representatives, Natural Resources Committee

May 21, 2013 

Oversight Hearing on "Data collection issues in relation to the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act"U.S. House of Representatives, Natural Resources Committee. Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs 

Oversight Hearing on "The reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act"U.S. House of Representatives, Natural Resources Committee

August 25, 2012 

Oversight Field Hearing on "Fishing = Jobs: How Strengthening America’s Fisheries Strengthens Our Economy"U.S. House of Representatives, Natural Resources Committee

March 22, 2012 

Oversight Hearing on "Empty Hooks: The National Ocean Policy is the Latest Threat to Access for Recreational and Commercial Fishermen"U.S. House of Representatives, Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs

December 1, 2011 

Legislative Hearing on H.R. 594, H.R. 1013, H.R. 1646, H.R. 2304, H.R. 2610, H.R. 2753, H.R. 2772, and H.R. 3061U.S. House of Representatives, Natural Resources Committee

July 26, 2011 

Oversight Hearing on "NOAA's Fishery Science: Is the Lack of Basic Science Costing Jobs?"U.S. House of Representatives, Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs