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Encyclopedia > United States House Committee on Resources

The U.S. House Committee on Resources, or Resources Committee (often referred to as simply "Resources", as in "He's on Resources") is a Congressional committee of the United States House of Representatives. A Congressional committee in the parlance of the United States Congress and politics of the United States is a legislative sub-organization that handles a specific duty (rather than the general duties of Congress, making necessary and proper laws). ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ...

Contents

Jurisdiction

  1. Fisheries and wildlife, including research, restoration, refuges, and conservation.
  2. Forest reserves and national parks created from the public domain.
  3. Forfeiture of land grants and alien ownership, including alien ownership of mineral lands.
  4. Geological Survey.
  5. International fishing agreements.
  6. Interstate compacts relating to apportionment of waters for irrigation purposes.
  7. Irrigation and reclamation, including water supply for reclamation projects and easements of public lands for irrigation projects; and acquisition of private lands when necessary to complete irrigation projects.
  8. Native Americans generally, including the care and allotment of Native American lands and general and special measures relating to claims that are paid out of Native American funds.
  9. Insular possessions of the United States generally (except those affecting the revenue and appropriations).
  10. Military parks and battlefields, national cemeteries administered by the Secretary of the Interior, parks within the District of Columbia, and the erection of monuments to thememory of individuals.
  11. Mineral land laws and claims and entries thereunder.
  12. Mineral resources of public lands.
  13. Mining interests generally.
  14. Mining schools and experimental stations.
  15. Marine affairs, including coastal zone management (except for measures relating to oil and other pollution of navigable waters).
  16. Oceanography.
  17. Petroleum conservation on public lands and conservation of the radium supply in the United States.
  18. Preservation of prehistoric ruins and objects of interest on the public domain.
  19. Public lands generally, including entry, easements, and grazing thereon.
  20. Relations of the United States with Native Americans and Native American tribes.
  21. Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline (except ratemaking).

Source: Rules of the House of Representatives One Hundred Ninth Congress


Members

Republicans

Richard William Pombo (born January 8, 1961), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 11th District of California. ... Donald Edwin (Don) Young (born June 9, 1933) has been the sole congressman from Alaska in the United States House of Representatives since 1973. ... Jim Saxton Hugh James Jim Saxton (born January 22, 1943), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1984, representing the Third Congressional District of New Jersey since 1993 (map), after the district replaced the Thirteenth District due to reapportionment. ... Elton Gallegly Elton W. Gallegly (born March 7, 1944), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1987, currently representing the 24th District of California (map). ... For the Canadian politician, see John Duncan (Canadian politician). ... Wayne Thomas Gilchrest (born April 15, 1946) is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives representing the 1st district of the State of Maryland since 1991. ... Ken Calvert (born June 8, 1953), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 44th Congressional District of California. ... Congresswoman Barbara Cubin, R-Wyoming Barbara Lynn Cubin (born November 30, American politician. ... George Radanovich George P. Radanovich (born on June 20, 1955 to a Roman Catholic family of Croatian extraction), is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1995, representing the 19th District of California. ... Rep. ... Christopher Black Cannon (born October 20, 1950) is a member of the United States House of Representatives, for the Republican Party, representing the third district of Utah (map), since 1997. ... John E. Peterson (b. ... There have been two eminent politicians named Jim Gibbons: Jim Gibbons (US_politician) Jim Gibbons (Irish politician) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Greg Walden (born January 10, 1957, in The Dalles, Oregon) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Oregon and represents that states second congressional district (map) , based in Hood River. ... Thomas G. Tancredo (born December 20, 1945), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1999, representing the 6th District of Colorado. ... John D. J.D. Hayworth Jr. ... Jeffry Flake (born December 31, 1962), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 2001, representing the 6th District of Arizona (map). ... Richard George Rick Renzi (born June 11, 1958) is an American politician and has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 2003, representing the 1st District of Arizona (map). ... Stevan E. Steve Pearce (born August 24, 1947) has represented New Mexicos second Congressional district (map) as a Republican in the United States House of Representatives since 2003. ... There is more than one person referred to as Henry Brown: Henry E. Brown, Jr. ... Thelma Drake Thelma D. Drake (born November 20, 1949) is an American politician and a member of the Republican party from the state of Virginia. ... Luis Fortuño, Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico Luis Fortuño (born October 31, 1960) is a lawyer and politician from Puerto Rico affiliated with the New Progressive Party and the United States Republican Party. ... Fifth Congressional District of Washington Cathy Anne McMorris is a Republican politician. ... Piyush Bobby Jindal (born June 10, 1971 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is a Louisiana politician. ... Louie Gohmert (born August 18, 1953, in Pittsburg, Texas) is an American politician and current Republican U.S. Representative from Texas Congressional District 1 (map). ... Musgrave (left) receives a pro-life Susan B. Anthony Award from Jane Abraham. ...

Democrats

Nick Joe Rahall II (born May 20, 1949), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since he was first elected to Congress in 1976. ... George Miller (born March 3, 1945) is an Australian film and television screenwriter, film director and producer. ... Edward John Markey (born July 11, 1946), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1976, representing the 7th District of Massachusetts (map). ... Dale Edward Kildee (born September 16, 1929), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Michigan since 1977. ... Congressman Peter DeFazio Peter Anthony DeFazio (born May 27, 1947) is a Democratic U.S. representative from Oregon, representing that states fourth congressional district (map) in Eugene. ... Eni Faauaa Hunkin Faleomavaega, Jr. ... Neil A. Abercrombie (born June 26, 1938) is an American politician and elder statesman of the Democratic Party of Hawaii. ... // Early Life Solomon Porfirio Ortiz was born in Robstown, Nueces County, Texas on June 3, 1937. ... Frank Pallone, Jr. ... Donna Marie Christian-Christensen, also known as Donna Christian-Green (born September 19, 1945), is the non-voting Delegate from the United States Virgin Islands to the United States House of Representatives. ... Ronald James Kind (born March 16, 1963) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... First Congressional District of Washington Jay Robert Inslee (born February 9, 1951) is an American politician, currently serving as U.S. Representative from Washingtons First Congressional District (north of Seattle, including parts of King, Snohomish, and Kitsap counties). ... Grace Flores Napolitano (born December 4, 1936), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1999, representing the 38th District of California. ... Thomas Stewart Tom Udall (born May 18, 1948) is an American politician who has represented New Mexicos third Congressional district (map) as a member of the United States House of Representatives since 1999. ... Udall poses with an eagle, which was brought to his office to highlight his efforts at protecting the species. ... U.S. Representative Raúl Grijalva Raúl M. Grijalva (born February 19, 1948), is an American politician. ... Cardoza (left) meets with a constituent from Patterson, California during a town hall meeting. ... Madeleine Bordallo (born May 31, 1933) is the Delegate from Guam to the United States House of Representatives. ... Jim Costa (born April 13, 1952) is a Democratic politician from the U.S. state of California. ... Charles J. (Charlie) Melancon (pronounced Meh-lahn-son) (born October 3, 1947 in Napoleonville, Louisiana) is a Democrat who was elected to represent Louisianas Third Congressional District (map) in a December 4, 2004 runoff election. ... David Daniel Dan Boren (born August 2, 1973) is a Democratic U.S. politician from the state of Oklahoma, representing Oklahomas 2nd congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives (map). ... Stephanie Herseth (born December 3, 1970) is an American lawyer and Democratic politician, currently serving as the sole member of the House of Representatives from South Dakota. ...

Subcommittees

  • Office of Native American & Insular Affairs
  • Subcommittee on Energy & Mineral Resources
  • Subcommittee on Fisheries & Oceans
  • Subcommittee on Forests & Forest Health
  • Subcommittee on National Parks
  • Subcommittee on Water & Power

Chairpersons

House Committee on Resources
Name Term of Chair
Don Young (R-AK) 1995 - 2001
Richard Pombo (R-CA) 2001 - 2007

Donald Edwin (Don) Young (born June 9, 1933) has been the sole congressman from Alaska in the United States House of Representatives since 1973. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Richard William Pombo (born January 8, 1961), American politician, is a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Californias 11th congressional district since 1993. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 2007 (MMVII) will be a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

History

Historical information of the Committee on Resources and its predecessor committees 1807-2002 54MB


External link

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