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3/25/12 from Marcia Armstrong, Siskiyou County Supervisor

George Mannina's testimony on Obama's National Ocean's Policy (Ocean Zoning where decisions are made by federal agencies). There is much testimony/discussion here about the separation of powers and the Constitutional inability of the Executive Branch to make law unless so delegated by Congress. (I have noted the specific minute range of testimonies in that regard. )

George Mannina's testimony Before the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Oversight Hearing on "Empty Hooks: The National Ocean Policy is the Latest Threat to Access for Recreational and Commercial Fishermen" March 22, 2012 testimony on Executive orders violating the separation of powers set forth in the U.S. Constitution. watch hearing webcast 27:13-32:25, 40:50-44:11, (Rep. Duncan 1:01:19-1:05:47); 1:07:30-1:11:07; 1:29:46-1:34:30; 1:34:40-1:36:36;

Reference: 2011 Presidential Executive Order 13547 to unilaterally implement a new National Ocean Policy (Lacks Congressional Authorization); Unilateral Action by the Obama Administration; Imposes Ocean/Coastal Zoning; Creates federally-dominated Regional Planning Bodies with no representation from the people being regulated.) Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force: Interim Report

Loving v. United States (94-1966), 517 U.S. 748 (1996) on separation of powers
 

Marcia Armstrong
 

 

 

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