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USHB220EnrollTo authorize the expansion of an existing hydroelectric project, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill authorizes the licensee for the Terror Lake Hydroelectric Project in Kodiak Island, Alaska, to occupy not more than 20 acres of federal land t...
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2018-07-12
Presented to President.
USHB219EnrollSwan Lake Hydroelectric Project Boundary Correction Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of the Interior, after consulting with the U.S. Forest Service, to modify the boundary of the Swan Lake Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2911) in southea...
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2018-07-12
Presented to President.
USHB447EnrollTo extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project. (Sec. 1) This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend for up to six years the time period during which construction m...
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2018-07-12
Presented to President.
USHB446EnrollTo extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project. (Sec. 1) This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend for up to six years the time period during which construction m...
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2018-07-12
Presented to President.
USHB951EnrollTo extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project. (Sec. 1) This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to extend for up to six years the time period during which construction must commence on...
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2018-07-12
Presented to President.
USHB2292EnrollTo extend a project of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission involving the Cannonsville Dam. (Sec. 1) This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend for up to eight years the time period during which ...
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2018-07-12
Presented to President.
USHB2122EnrollTo reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving Jennings Randolph Dam. (Sec. 1) This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend for up to six yea...
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2018-07-12
Presented to President.
USHB1482IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to maintain or replace certain facilities and structures for commercial recreation services at Smith Gulch in Idaho, and for other purposes. This bill states that the authorization of the Department of Agricu...
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2018-07-11
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2786EngrossTo amend the Federal Power Act with respect to the criteria and process to qualify as a qualifying conduit hydropower facility. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Federal Power Act to revise the criteria for a facility to qualify as a qualifying conduit h...
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2018-07-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 511.
USHB5515EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2018-07-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB215EngrossA bill to authorize the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to issue an order continuing a stay of a hydroelectric license for the Mahoney Lake hydroelectric project in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill requires the Fed...
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2018-07-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB490EngrossA bill to reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the Gibson Dam. (Sec. 1) This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend for up to six yea...
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2018-07-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB724EngrossA bill to amend the Federal Power Act to modernize authorizations for necessary hydropower approvals. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Federal Power Act to authorize the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to issue a preliminary permit to a hydr...
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2018-07-03
Held at the desk.
USHB2EngrossAgriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 This bill (commonly known as the farm bill) reauthorizes through FY2023 and modifies Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, conservation, trade and international food aid, nutr...
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2018-06-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB857EngrossCalifornia Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act This bill amends the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 to, among other things: establish or designate wilderness areas, off-highway vehicle recreation areas, and a national scenic area; relea...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5291IntroOffshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act
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2018-06-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB8EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2018
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2018-06-26
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 488.
USHB3EngrossSpending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act This bill rescinds approximately $15 billion in budget authority over 2018-2028 that was proposed to be rescinded by the President under procedures included in the Impoundment Control Act of 1974....
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2018-06-20
Motion to discharge Senate Committees on Appropriations; the Budget rejected by Yea-Nay Vote. 48 - 50. Record Vote Number: 134.
USHB1967EngrossBureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to provide that provisions respecting the sales of electric power and leases of power privileges in connection with the oper...
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2018-06-13
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB2997IntroCarbon Utilization Act of 2018
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2018-06-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2979IntroSpending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act This bill rescinds approximately $15 billion in budget authority over 2018-2028 that was proposed to be rescinded by the President under procedures included in the Impoundment Control Act of 1974....
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2018-05-24
Read twice and referred concurrently to the Committees on Appropriations; the Budget pursuant to the order of January 30, 1975, as modified by the order of April 11, 1986, with instructions that the Budget Committee be authorized to report its views to the Appropriations Committee, and that the latter alone be authorized to report the bill.
USHB2326IntroClimate Solutions Commission Act of 2017 This bill establishes a bipartisan National Climate Solutions Commission that must: undertake a comprehensive review of economically viable actions or policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the United ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB2853IntroAgriculture Environmental Stewardship Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow energy tax credits through 2021 for investments in: (1) qualified biogas property, or (2) qualified manure resource recovery property. The bill also...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB5042IntroJob Creation through Energy Efficient Manufacturing Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB5586IntroClean Energy Victory Bond Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3419IntroFUEL Reform Act Farewell to Unnecessary Energy Lifelines Reform Act of 2017 This bill repeals title IX (Energy) of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, which authorized various energy programs that are administered by the Department of...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB2479IntroLeading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act This bill authorizes appropriations for the nation's infrastructure, including appropriations for: secure broadband internet access, with a prioritization on expanding broadband access in unserved are...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3314Intro100 by '50 Act This bill calls for the United States to aggressively reduce carbon pollution as rapidly as practicable and achieve 100% clean and renewable energy by 2050. It provides financial support (e.g., grant programs and loans) for clean and r...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHR194IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that any comprehensive plan to reform our national energy policy must promote American energy security and develop the abundant resources of the United States. Expresses the sense of the House of R...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB5387IntroConsortia-Led Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Networks Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce to carry out a grant program for establishing consortia to enhance U.S. economic, environmental, and energy security by promoting domestic rese...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3275IntroWater and Energy Sustainability through Technology Act This bill addresses the link between energy and water systems (energy-water nexus), including: (1) the water needed to produce energy; (2) the energy needed to transport, reclaim, treat, store, a...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3671IntroOff Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act This bill transitions away from fossil fuel sources of energy to clean energy sources (e.g., energy efficiency, energy conservation, and renewable energy). By 2027: (1) 80% of electricity sold must be generate...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USSB1336IntroRIVER Act Reliable Investment in Vital Energy Reauthorization Act This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to reauthorize through FY2027 and extend eligibility for the program of hydroelectric production incentives and incentive payments to the...
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2018-05-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 417.
USSB1142IntroJ. Bennett Johnston Waterway Hydropower Extension Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend by six years the time period during which construction must commence on the Red River Lock and...
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2018-05-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB930IntroWestern Area Power Administration Transparency Act This bill directs the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) to establish a pilot project to provide increased transparency for its customers. WAPA must publicly display on its website specific inf...
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2018-05-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1030IntroA bill to require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to submit to Congress a report on certain hydropower projects. This bill directs the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to submit to Congress a report on hydropower projects that: id...
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2018-05-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1756IntroRebuild America Now Act
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2018-05-15
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB589EngrossDepartment of Energy Research and Innovation Act TITLE I--LABORATORY MODERNIZATION AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER Laboratory Modernization and Technology Transfer Act (Sec. 102) This bill instructs the Department of Energy (DOE) to permit specified National...
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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 405.
USHB5535IntroEnergy Diplomacy Act of 2018
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2018-05-09
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2503IntroDepartment of Energy Research and Innovation Act TITLE I--LABORATORY MODERNIZATION AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER Laboratory Modernization and Technology Transfer Act (Sec. 102) This bill instructs the Department of Energy (DOE) to permit specified National...
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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 404.
USSB995IntroSpokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Equitable Compensation Act This bill establishes the Spokane Tribe of Indians Recovery Trust Fund to compensate the Spokane Business Council for the use of tribal lands for the generation of hydropo...
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2018-05-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 397.
USHB5571IntroProtecting American Solar Jobs Act
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2018-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB3144EngrossTo provide for operations of the Federal Columbia River Power System pursuant to a certain operation plan for a specified period of time, and for other purposes. (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Bureau of Reclamation, the Bonneville Power Administrati...
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2018-04-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5592IntroDepartment of State Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-04-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB146EngrossEastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act This bill takes specified lands and easements in Monroe County, Tennessee, into trust for the use and benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. These lands include the Sequoyah Museum, ...
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2018-04-17
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB3288IntroNorthern Border Regional Commission Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill provides that the share of the administrative expenses of the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission, the Southwest Border Regional Commission, or the Northern Border Regional ...
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2018-04-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB520IntroNational Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act This bill addresses the mine permitting process. Under the bill, projects that provide minerals vital to job creation, energy infrastructure, American economic competitiveness, and national secu...
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2018-04-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 482.
USSB2612IntroConsortia-Led Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Networks Act
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2018-03-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2508IntroNorthern Border Regional Commission Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-03-07
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2457EngrossJ. Bennett Johnston Waterway Hydropower Extension Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), upon request, to extend by six years the time period during which construction must commence on the Red River...
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2018-02-28
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
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