US SB487 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on February 25 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-02-25 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Pending: Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Provides funding for FY2021 to the Department of Agriculture, the Department of the Interior, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Commerce primarily for federal land management and other conservation purposes. The funding provided by this bill is designated as emergency spending, which is exempt from discretionary spending limits. The bill also establishes the Outfitters and Guides Relief Fund; expands the Every Kid Outdoors Program to include fifth and sixth grade students and home-schooled learners 11 and 12 years of age, who shall be provided free access to federal lands and waters under the program; establishes the Forest Service Legacy Roads and Trails Remediation Program; establishes the 21st Century Civilian Conservation Corps program to support youth and workforce development programs; provides for the temporary waiver of ski area permit and rental fees; provides for the temporary waiver of outdoor recreation land use permit fees; provides for the use of the Reforestation Trust Fund for the reforestation of certain National Forest System lands, Bureau of Land Management lands, and Bureau of Indian Affairs lands; establishes the Reforest America Grant Program; and extends through FY2030 and revises the Conservation Stewardship Program, including to provide additional funding for conservation activities related to climate stewardship practices.

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Title

21st Century Conservation Corps Act

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-25SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Same As/Similar To

HB1162 (Related) 2021-02-18 - Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

Subjects

Agricultural conservation and pollution
Air quality
Appropriations
Birds
Climate change and greenhouse gases
Congressional oversight
Department of Agriculture
Department of Commerce
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Labor
Department of the Interior
Disaster relief and insurance
Ecology
Elementary and secondary education
Employment and training programs
Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
Environmental health
Executive agency funding and structure
Fires
Fishes
Floods and storm protection
Forests, forestry, trees
Government trust funds
Indian lands and resources rights
Land use and conservation
Licensing and registrations
Outdoor recreation
Parks, recreation areas, trails
Poverty and welfare assistance
Public lands and natural resources
Roads and highways
Rural conditions and development
Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
Sports and recreation facilities
Urban and suburban affairs and development
User charges and fees
Water quality
Water use and supply
Watersheds
Wetlands
Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats
Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
Youth employment and child labor

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