House Committee on Appropriations

Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies

Instructions for Providing Written Public Testimony for Fiscal Year 2007




·        Testimony must be received by Thursday, March 16, 2006.



As in past years, interested parties may submit written testimony to be included in the official record.


All written testimony must comply with the following requirements.

  • Do not exceed four pages – testimony that exceeds four pages will not be accepted.
  • Type on standard 8.5 by 11 inch letter size paper.
  • Single-space type in 12 point font with one inch margins.
  • Clearly indicate your name, title, and institutional affiliation (if any) at the top of the first page.
  • Clearly state in the first paragraph the agency, program, and amount of money involved in the request.
  • Do not include color and detailed photos, since the official record will contain photographically reproduced copies of written testimony.  However, use of charts and tables and the use of appropriate bold type and bullets are acceptable, as long as they are within the four page maximum length.
  • Attach testimony to an e-mail with the topic of the testimony as the subject line and send to




  • Mail four individually stapled, unfolded copies, and one original, unstapled copy to the address below:


Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies

Committee on Appropriations

B-308 Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, D.C.  20515


Note: Due to strict safety standards and resultant delays associated with Congressional mail, the Subcommittee strongly recommends the submission of written testimony via e-mail to



If you have any questions please contact the Subcommittee at (202) 225-3081, or