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USSB138Intro
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Exempts federal wildland firefighters in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture from certain premium pay limitations for work relating to wildfire emergencies. The bill applies retroactively to January 1, 2020.
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2022-06-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 401.
USHB2505Intro
25%
Prohibits self-bonding practices for coal reclamation, establishes limits on bonding practices associated with surface coal mining operations, and establishes requirements for coal mining operations to provide sufficient financial resources to comple...
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2022-06-09
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR1151Intro
25%
Providing for budget allocations, and for other purposes. Providing for budget allocations, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-08
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1153, H. Res. 1151 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H5361-5363; text: CR H5361-5363)
USHB7632Intro
25%
Provides funding for and expands access to water resources for Native communities (i.e., Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian communities). First, the bill provides funding for the Indian Health Service to (1) provide essential sanitation facilities to ...
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2022-05-12
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2367Intro
25%
Authorizes the National Park Service (NPS) to acquire land or interests in land in Frederick County, Maryland, for the Historic Preservation Training Center and related facilities. The NPS may acquire not more than 20 acres in the county to support t...
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2022-05-11
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB2793Engross
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Extends through FY2029 the Highlands Conservation Act, which provides for land conservation in Highlands states (i.e., Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania). The bill authorizes the Fish and Wildlife Service to add a municipality to th...
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2022-04-27
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 352.
USSB3730Intro
25%
Requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Internal Revenue Service to seek and consider the advice of small entities about a proposed or interim final rule before publishing the rule if the rule will have a significant economic impact on a ...
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2022-04-05
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB6865Engross
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Authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for the Federal Maritime Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard, including appropriations for acquiring icebreaker vessels. It also revises a variety of requirements concerning the Coast Guard's personnel, operat...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB7199Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of the Interior to reinstate pre-pandemic in-office work policies at the Department of the Interior in order to receive certain supplemental emergency relief funds, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-24
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6960Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. energy security and independence, the importation and exportation of fossil fuels, and drawdowns from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Specifically, the bill directs the President to prohibit the importation of fossil fuels from Russia...
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2022-03-21
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3822Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the President from promulgating new oil and gas regulations until after the Russian troops have withdrawn from Ukraine, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-10
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB6999Intro
25%
Requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Internal Revenue Service to seek and consider the advice of small entities about a proposed or interim final rule before publishing the rule if the rule will have a significant economic impact on a ...
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2022-03-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6884Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. energy independence, the production and importation of oil and natural gas, and the rescission of specified environmental requirements. Specifically, the bill directs the President to develop a plan for the United States to achieve ene...
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2022-03-08
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USSB753Intro
25%
Extends through FY2028 the Highlands Conservation Act, which provides for land conservation in Highlands states (i.e., Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania). The bill authorizes the Fish and Wildlife Service to add a municipality to th...
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2022-03-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 296.
USSB3714Intro
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Addresses U.S. energy independence, the production and importation of oil and natural gas, and the rescission of specified environmental requirements. Specifically, the bill directs the President to develop a plan for the United States to achieve ene...
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2022-02-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR937Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that it is the duty of the federal government to carry out specified actions, including enacting a balanced budget amendment and abolishing the Department of Education.
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2022-02-23
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB4057Intro
25%
Authorizes the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to issue regulations to implement and enforce the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, done at Cape Town, South Afric...
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2022-01-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2872Intro
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The bill requires the development of an integrated national approach to help fish, wildlife, and plants adapt to extreme weather changes and climate change. Specifically, the bill requires the President to establish an interagency National Fish, Wild...
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2022-01-19
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 18.
USHB6336Intro
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Establishes activities to address wildfires. The bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to establish spatial fire management plans before the end of FY2024. The bill establishes accounts in the Treasury ...
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2022-01-04
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB1995Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2026 and modifies use of the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, which provides funding for several things, including fisheries conservation and management, water and boating infrastructure, and recreational boating ...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 218.
USHB6275Intro
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To prohibit the use of Federal funds to administer a COVID-19 vaccine to officers and employees of the U.S. Border Patrol, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or certain Department of the Interior officers and employees or require that such off...
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2021-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USSB2404Intro
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Establishes activities to address wildfires. The bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to establish spatial fire management plans before the end of FY2024. The bill establishes accounts in the Treasury ...
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2021-12-15
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2930Engross
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Prohibits the exportation of Native American cultural items and archaeological resources that were illegally obtained; provides for the return of such items, including voluntary returns; and establishes and increases related criminal penalties. The b...
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2021-12-07
Received in the Senate.
USSB1229Intro
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Sets forth and revises provisions regarding special recreation permits for use by individuals and groups to engage in recreational activities on federal recreational lands and waters.
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2021-12-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1874Intro
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Revises and sets forth provisions related to recreation areas and special recreation permits issued by the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for individual or group use of federal recreational lands and waters. The b...
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2021-12-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB5376Intro
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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.
USHB2026Intro
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Establishes a Highly Endangered Amphibian Species Conservation Fund and requires the Department of the Interior to use the fund to carry out a grant program for the conservation of highly endangered amphibian species. Highly endangered amphibian spec...
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2021-11-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
USHB4494Intro
25%
Authorizes the National Park Service (NPS) to acquire land or interests in land in Frederick County, Maryland, for the Historic Preservation Training Center and related facilities. The NPS may acquire not more than 20 acres in the county to support t...
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2021-11-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4274Intro
25%
Exempts federal wildland firefighters in the Department of the Interior, the Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Department of Commerce from certain premium pay limitations for work relating to wildfire emergencies. The bill applies retroactive...
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2021-10-27
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1734Intro
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Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to significantly increase the number and size of prescribed fires conducted on federal lands. Before the end of FY2023, Interior and USDA shall each have carried out a mi...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB3034Intro
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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
USHB4454Intro
25%
Directs the Department of the Interior to establish the Advisory Committee on Reconciliation in Place Names to advise the Board on Geographic Names with regard to renaming geographic features with offensive place names. The board shall rename a geogr...
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2021-10-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB570Intro
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Establishes disclosure and reporting requirements for operators of offshore oil or gas facilities after equipment failures of critical systems. Such operators must notify the Department of the Interior and the manufacturers of the equipment of such f...
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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 19.
USSB1911Intro
25%
Modifies and ratifies a specified water rights settlement agreement entered into by the United States, Montana, and the Fort Belknap Indian Community (i.e., the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes of the Fort Belknap Reservation of Montana). The bill ...
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2021-10-06
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 117-138.
USHB5305PassProvides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring programs and authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to federal agencies through ...
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2021-09-30
Became Public Law No: 117-43. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2789Intro
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Provides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring programs and authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to federal agencies through ...
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2021-09-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 135.
USHB5304Intro
25%
Provides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, suspends the debt limit, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring programs and authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to ...
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2021-09-21
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB5002Intro
25%
Removes the Architect of the Capitol and the Director of the National Park Service from the Zoning Commission for the District of Columbia. Currently, the commission consists of two federal officials and three mayoral appointees.
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2021-08-10
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB2605Intro
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Provides FY2022 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energy (DOE), and independent agencies such as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The bill...
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2021-08-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 115.
USHB3237PassProvides $1.9 billion in FY2021 emergency supplemental appropriations for the legislative branch and federal agencies to respond to the attack on the U.S. Capitol Complex that occurred on January 6, 2021. The funding provided by the bill is designate...
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2021-07-30
Became Public Law No: 117-31. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1569Intro
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Provides statutory authority for the Critically Endangered Animals Conservation Fund, which finances a grant program to protect critically endangered species. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish the fund as a s...
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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2325Intro
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Prohibits the import, export, and commerce of bear viscera or related products except for limited acts carried out solely to enforce wildlife protection laws.
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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3135Intro
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Limits the trade and possession of nonhuman primates. For example, the bill prohibits most individuals from owning a nonhuman primate as a pet.
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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1471Intro
25%
Prohibits the exportation of Native American cultural items and archaeological resources that were illegally obtained; provides for the return of such items, including voluntary returns; and establishes and increases related criminal penalties. The b...
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2021-07-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 109.
USSB2400Intro
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Directs the Department of the Interior to establish the Advisory Committee on Reconciliation in Place Names to advise the Board on Geographic Names with regard to renaming geographic features with offensive place names. The board shall rename a geogr...
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2021-07-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4549Intro
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Provides FY2022 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energy (DOE), and independent agencies such as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The bill...
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2021-07-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 71.
USSB2369Intro
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Provides funding for and expands access to water resources for Native communities (i.e., Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian communities). First, the bill provides funding for the Indian Health Service to (1) plan, design, construct, modernize, improve...
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2021-07-15
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB2789Intro
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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
USSB2311Intro
25%
A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-13
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 99.
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