Bills Pending US Congress House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee

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USHB7513Intro
25%
To establish a Commission on the Federal Regulation of Cannabis to study a prompt and plausible pathway to the Federal regulation of cannabis, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-05
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB7266Intro
25%
Amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) to prohibit local regulations relating to the sale, distribution, labeling, application, or use of any pesticide or device subject to regulation by a state or the Environmental Pr...
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2022-04-18
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHR992Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the contribution and importance of maple syrup producers and their families in the state of New Hampshire. It also supports the designation of New Hampshire Maple Weekend.
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2022-03-22
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB6936Intro
25%
To provide for the issuance of a semipostal to benefit programs that combat invasive species.
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2022-03-21
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHR932Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of a National FFA Week. It also (1) recognizes the important role of the National FFA Organization (Future Farmers of America) in developing the next generation of leaders who will change the world, and (2) ce...
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2022-02-24
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB6645Intro
25%
To promote the production of hemp and hemp products, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-18
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB6362Intro
25%
Makes the District of Columbia eligible for funding under the McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Act. (Under the Act, the Department of Agriculture provides funding to states for forestry research and graduate training at colleges and universities...
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2022-01-24
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB6000Intro
25%
Addresses pandemic preparedness and public health issues, caregiver and patient engagement, drug development, insurance coverage, and biomedical research. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must undertake research and other activities ...
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2022-01-04
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHR811Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of National Rural Mental Health Day.
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2021-12-02
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB5422Intro
25%
Expands the research and extension grant program for the macadamia tree health initiative. Under current law, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) may provide competitive grants under the initiative to support research and extension activities to com...
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2021-10-21
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB5421Intro
25%
Expands the research and extension grant program for the coffee plant health initiative. Under current law, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) may provide competitive grants under the initiative to support research and extension activities to comba...
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2021-10-21
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHCR48Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution (1) recognizes the 131 years of significant and meaningful contributions the 1890 Institutions (i.e., historically Black universities established under the Second Morrill Act of 1890) have made to the United States, (2) sup...
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2021-10-05
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHR542Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of American Grown Flower and Foliage Month.
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2021-08-13
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB4828Intro
25%
Addresses border security and related issues. For example, the bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to resume all activities to construct a border barrier system along the U.S.-Mexico border that were underway or planned prior to J...
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2021-08-13
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB4492Intro
25%
Directs the President to establish a cabinet-level interagency forum to be known as the National Biodefense Directorate. The directorate must develop a (1) national biodefense strategy and implementation plan, and (2) national strategy for combating ...
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2021-08-11
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB4079Intro
25%
To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to take certain actions related to pesticides that may affect pollinators, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB3784Intro
25%
Supports research and development for connected technologies that advance precision agriculture. In awarding grants under its sensor systems and networked systems programs, the National Science Foundation (NSF) shall consider certain research and dev...
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2021-07-15
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB3028Intro
25%
Establishes the Land Port of Entry Modernization Trust Fund and addresses other issues related to U.S. ports of entry. The bill transfers specified amounts, including a portion of certain collected customs fees, to the trust fund each year. It also r...
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2021-07-01
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB2918Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Agriculture to initiate and complete notice and comment rulemaking to implement recommendations approved by the National Organic Standards Board, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-21
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB2621Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to make grants to eligible institutions to carry out forestry education and workforce development programs to prepare students for careers in forestry. The amount of grant funds awarded each fiscal year to...
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2021-06-15
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB2613Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Agriculture to award competitive grants to land-grant colleges or universities for raising public awareness, conducting workshops, and providing technical assistance to increase agricultural producers' voluntary adoption of...
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2021-06-15
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB2313Intro
25%
Addresses the administration of the Pesticide Registration Fund under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). Under the bill, any amounts collected for FIFRA violations must be deposited to be used as part of the fund. The bi...
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2021-06-15
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHR427Intro
25%
This resolution (1) encourages the Department of Agriculture to lead efforts, in partnerships with states, localities, universities, international partners and organizations, and various farming and ranching groups, to prepare for the future transfor...
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2021-05-26
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB1821Intro
25%
Modifies requirements governing the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters. Specifically, the bill prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency or states from requiring permits under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System for dis...
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2021-05-13
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB1389Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to award competitive grants to certain institutions for research to promote the restoration of tree species affected by non-native plant pests and noxious weeds. USDA may also award competitive grants to i...
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2021-04-05
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB1363Intro
25%
Revises the goals of the Agriculture Advanced Research and Development Authority (AGARDA). Specifically, the bill expands the goals to require AGARDA to enhance the role of agriculture in innovative voluntary resilience solutions in the United States...
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2021-04-05
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHR150Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of a National FFA Week. It also (1) recognizes the important role of the National FFA Organization (Future Farmers of America) in developing the next generation of leaders who will change the world, and (2) ce...
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2021-03-09
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB388Intro
25%
Directs the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to conduct visual, x-ray, and canine preclearance quarantine inspections for high-risk invasive species and agricultural materials on persons, baggage, cargo, and any other articles desti...
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2021-02-24
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB220Intro
25%
Provides supplemental appropriations to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network. The program provides grants to connect individuals who are engaged in agriculture-related occupations with stress assistanc...
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2021-02-24
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
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