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USSB953Intro
25%
Establishes a funding source for certain water resources development projects in western states. The bill also reauthorizes and expands existing water resources development programs, as well as establishes new programs. Specifically, the bill establi...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USHB2606Intro
25%
To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 with respect to the acceptance and use of contributions for public-private partnerships, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB2518Intro
25%
Incorporates support for precision agriculture into various programs of the Department of Agriculture (USDA). Precision agriculture refers to an information- and technology-based management system used to identify, analyze, and manage variability in ...
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2022-05-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1848Intro
25%
Establishes several programs and incentives to modernize the nation's communications, drinking water, energy, transportation, health care, and other related infrastructure. For example, the bill provides incentives to make broadband internet more acc...
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2022-01-20
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB6250Intro
25%
Addresses workplace conditions and safety with a particular focus on meat and poultry processing establishments and makes other changes to agricultural programs and activities. Generally, the bill provides funding through FY2027 for hiring additional...
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2022-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSB1201Intro
25%
Sets out priorities for climate action, clean energy, energy diplomacy, reduced deforestation, and related U.S. foreign policy. The Department of State must incorporate climate action and climate diplomacy across all bureaus and U.S. missions abroad....
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2021-12-15
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.
USSB3285Intro
25%
Addresses workplace conditions and safety with a particular focus on meat and poultry processing establishments and makes other changes to agricultural programs and activities. Generally, the bill provides funding through FY2027 for hiring additional...
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2021-11-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
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
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
USSB3034Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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2021-10-20
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHR332Intro
25%
This resolution calls for the creation of a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving greenhouse gas and toxic emissions reductions needed to stay under 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming; establishing millions of high-wage union jobs and ensuring econo...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2644Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to states, local governments, or Native American nations to carry out Green New Deal projects, such as projects to clean up pollution, climate adaptation measures, or conse...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB2885Intro
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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2021-09-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2884Intro
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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2021-09-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB2424Intro
25%
Directs the Agricultural Marketing Service of the Department of Agriculture to establish a program to award grants to states or state departments of agriculture to provide support to agricultural fairs for losses sustained by such fairs due to COVID-...
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2021-09-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 93.
USSB2599Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to USDA for agricultural programs, including the Office of the Secretary, Executive Oper...
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2021-08-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 113.
USHB4502Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Labor for the Employment and Training Administration, the Employee Benef...
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2021-08-03
Received in the Senate.
USSB2461Intro
25%
Allows energy tax credits through 2023 for investments in (1) qualified biogas property, or (2) qualified manure resource recovery property. Qualified biogas property comprises a system that (1) uses anaerobic digesters or other specified processes t...
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2021-07-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3524Intro
25%
Addresses various foreign relations issues, with a focus on China. Among other things, the bill authorizes the Department of State to establish a program to help U.S. companies address supply chain issues related to China, including by relocating pro...
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2021-07-15
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 22.
USHB2789Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Department of the Interior to jointly establish a pilot program to employ veterans in positions that relate to the conservation and resource management ac...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB2049Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) annually for each of the 10 years after enactment of this bill to transmit to Congress an estimate of the sums necessary to be appropriated, in addition to the funds available from other sources, to replan...
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2021-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2225Engross
50%
Reauthorizes the National Science Foundation (NSF) through FY2026 and authorizes programs and activities at the NSF. The bill establishes requirements for the NSF, including to enter into a contract with the National Academies of Science, Engineering...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4356Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to USDA for agricultural programs, including the Office of the Secretary, Executive Oper...
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2021-07-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 57.
USSR268Intro
25%
This resolution (1) supports the designation of June 2021 as National Dairy Month, and (2) encourages the people of the United States to visit with dairy producers to learn more about agriculture and the vital role dairy producers play in our global ...
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2021-06-24
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/14/2021 CR S4521-4522)
USSB1251Engross
50%
Authorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a voluntary Greenhouse Gas Technical Assistance Provider and Third-Party Verifier Certification Program to help reduce entry barriers into voluntary environmental credit markets for farmers...
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2021-06-24
Held at the desk.
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
USHB2241Intro
25%
Requires the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture, in coordination with other relevant federal agencies, to enter into an interagency agreement establishing a Civilian Climate Corps, to be operated in accordance with the National and Community...
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2021-06-15
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2186Intro
25%
Revises the limits for the Department of Agriculture (USDA) conservation loan guarantee program. The bill replaces the existing 80% limit on the portion of a loan that USDA may guarantee with limits that range from 80%-90%, depending on the principal...
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2021-06-15
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2562Intro
25%
Requires various activities to alleviate a shortage of tree seedlings. Specifically, the Forest Service must implement a national strategy to address the shortage by expanding the capacity of governmental and private nurseries. In addition, the Depar...
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2021-06-14
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2534Intro
25%
Provides funding and incentives for states, Indian tribes, local governments, and other entities to carry out climate stewardship practices, including farm and ranch conservation practices, reforestation projects, and wetland restoration projects. Fo...
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2021-06-08
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB3341Intro
25%
Addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, innovation, and resiliency programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). It also sets forth requirements for the operation of railroad freight cars in ...
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2021-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB2919Intro
25%
Establishes a program to address the economy, racial justice, and climate change. The President must establish a board to advise the President and the heads of federal departments and agencies regarding the implementation of this bill. The President,...
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2021-05-03
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USSB1475Intro
25%
Prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency from issuing permits under the Clean Air Act for any carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide, water vapor, or methane emissions resulting from biological processes associated with livestock production.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1525Intro
25%
Establishes a program to address the economy, racial justice, and climate change. The President must establish a board to advise the President and the heads of federal departments and agencies regarding the implementation of this bill. The President,...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1458Intro
25%
Modifies the federal crop insurance program to address the planting of cover crops following prevented planting. Specifically, the bill allows a producer that is prevented from planting its first crop to plant a second crop and receive an indemnity e...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1393Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide a variety of assistance to address historical discrimination and disparities in the agricultural sector. For example, the bill establishes an equity commission in USDA to examine discrimination ...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2803Intro
25%
To address the impact of climate change on agriculture, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USHB2756Intro
25%
Directs the National Agricultural Statistics Service of the Department of Agriculture to carry out a study and make recommendations regarding conservation practices on leased agricultural land. The study must (1) address issues such as participation ...
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2021-04-22
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2757Intro
25%
Requires the Natural Resources Conservation Service within the Department of Agriculture to consider climate benefits, such as reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, in reviews or revisions of its conservation practice standards. (These standards pr...
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2021-04-22
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB1337Intro
25%
A bill to address the impact of climate change on agriculture, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1356Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to create permanent payments within the environmental quality incentives program for soil health practices and carbon sequestration monitoring, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB2820Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a voluntary Greenhouse Gas Technical Assistance Provider and Third-Party Verifier Certification Program to help reduce entry barriers into voluntary environmental credit markets for farmers...
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2021-04-22
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB1264Intro
25%
Makes vacant grazing allotments temporarily available to holders of grazing permits or leases after a natural disaster.The Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall make available to the holder of a grazing permit or l...
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2021-04-21
[Hearing: Jun 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2656Intro
25%
Establishes a U.S. Green Bank to finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects at the state and local level by capitalizing regional, state, and municipal green banks. The Department of the Treasury must issue green bonds to provide the b...
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2021-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USSB1244Intro
25%
Establishes a Civilian Climate Corps Program and generally revises benefits provided to national service program participants. The bill establishes a Civilian Climate Corps to operate (1) a national climate service program; and (2) a national climate...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2670Intro
25%
Establishes a Civilian Climate Corps Program and generally revises benefits provided to national service program participants. The bill establishes a Civilian Climate Corps to operate (1) a national climate service program; and (2) a national climate...
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2021-04-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR166Intro
25%
This resolution calls for the creation of a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving greenhouse gas and toxic emissions reductions needed to stay under 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming; establishing millions of high-wage union jobs and ensuring econo...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1208Intro
25%
Establishes a U.S. Green Bank to finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects at the state and local level by capitalizing regional, state, and municipal green banks. The Department of the Treasury must issue green bonds to provide the b...
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2021-04-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1189Intro
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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2021-04-15
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
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