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USHB660EngrossBureau of Reclamation Transparency Act (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to submit to Congress, make publicly available, and biennially update an Asset Management Report that describes the Bureau of Reclamation's efforts to ma...
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2018-09-17
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 573.
USHB6510IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB1417EngrossSage-Grouse and Mule Deer Habitat Conservation and Restoration Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Interior to categorically exclude vegetative management activities that establish or improve habitat for greater sage-grouse and mule deer ...
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2018-09-07
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6013IntroMigratory Bird Framework and Hunting Opportunities for Veterans Act
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2018-09-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5515PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs...
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2018-08-13
Became Public Law No: 115-232.
USSB756EngrossSave Our Seas Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Marine Debris Act to revise the Marine Debris Program to require the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to work with: (1) other agencies to address both land- and sea-based s...
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2018-07-26
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB3916IntroFISH Act Federally Integrated Species Health Act
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2018-07-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 648.
USHB995Engross21st Century Respect Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to change the terminology used to describe the racial background or place of origin of people in regulations concerning: (1) ...
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2018-07-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 513.
USHB6354IntroSTORAGE Act of 2018 Stop Takings On Reserves Antithetical to Germane Encapsulation Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to prohibit the Department of the Interior and the Department of Commerce from designating as critical ...
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6364IntroLAMP Act of 2018 Localizing Authority of Management Plans Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6356IntroLIST Act of 2018 Less Imprecision in Species Treatment Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6355IntroPETITION Act of 2018 Providing ESA Timing Improvements That Increase Opportunities for Nonlisting Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to revise the process by which the Department of the Interior or the Department of Comme...
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6345IntroEMPOWERS Act of 2018 Ensuring Meaningful Petition Outreach While Enhancing Rights of States Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to revise the process for listing, delisting, or reclassifying a species under the Act. Before...
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB3172IntroRestore Our Parks Act
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2018-07-11
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB6087IntroRemoving Barriers to Energy Independence Act
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2018-06-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 13.
USHB6119IntroTo remove the red wolf from the list of endangered and threatened wildlife for North Carolina, and for other purposes.
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2018-06-14
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB5763IntroAlbatross and Petrel Conservation Act This bill authorizes the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to promulgate regulations to implement and enforce the Agreement on the Conservation of Al...
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2018-05-30
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB2942IntroMigratory Bird Framework and Hunting Opportunities for Veterans Act
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2018-05-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB4426IntroSustainable Energy Development Reform Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3522IntroGeospatial Data Act of 2017 This bill establishes: (1) in the Office of Management and Budget the Federal Geographic Data Committee (the committee), which shall be the lead entity in the executive branch for the development, implementation, and revie...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4395IntroGeospatial Data Act of 2017 This bill establishes: (1) in the Office of Management and Budget, the Federal Geographic Data Committee (the committee), which shall be the lead entity in the executive branch for the development, implementation, and revi...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB346EngrossNational Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to establish the National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System to monitor, issue warnings of, and protect U.S. citiz...
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2018-05-21
Held at the desk.
USHB3979PassKeep America's Refuges Operational Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize through FY2022: (1) the volunteer services, community partnerships, and refuge education programs of the National Wildlife Refuge System...
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2018-04-23
Became Public Law No: 115-168. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3400IntroRecreation Not Red-Tape Act This bill amends the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to require the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Forest Service to review the process for the issuance and renewal of special recreation permits, includin...
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2018-04-18
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.
USHB5264IntroClean Water Partnership Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to make matching grants to assist states, Washington, DC, U.S. territories, or U.S. possessions in acquiring land, water, or interests (e.g., conservation easements) if the ...
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2018-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB1625PassTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
USHB2584IntroNational Park Service Legacy Act of 2017 This bill: (1) establishes the National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund, and (2) requires specified amounts of federal mineral revenues that are not otherwise credited, covered, or deposited pursuant to f...
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2018-03-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB717IntroListing Reform Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to allow the Department of the Interior or the Department of Commerce, as appropriate, to prioritize the consideration of petitions to list a species as endangered or thr...
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2018-02-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 421.
USHB4429IntroCormorant Control Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to reissue the final rule that was published on May 28, 2014, relating to the extension and revision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of certain depredation orders allowing f...
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2018-02-15
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1809EngrossJuvenile Justice Reform Act of 2017 TITLE I--DECLARATION OF FINDINGS, PURPOSE, AND DEFINITIONS (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (JJDPA) to revise an existing finding to specify that the increase ...
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2018-02-06
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 303.
USHB2504EngrossTo ensure fair treatment in licensing requirements for the export of certain echinoderms. (Sec. 1) This bill: (1) exempts exporters of sea urchins and sea cucumbers that are designated as food for humans or animals or taken for recreational purposes ...
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2018-02-06
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1778IntroTo provide that an order by the Secretary of the Interior imposing a moratorium on Federal coal leasing shall not take effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill provides that an order by the D...
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2018-02-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 410.
USHB2987Intro21st Century Conservation Service Corps Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to replace provisions that established the Public Lands Corps with provisions establishing the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) to:...
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2018-01-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4568IntroEnhancing Geothermal Production on Federal Lands Act This bill amends the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970 to allow the Department of the Interior to award noncompetitive leases on up to 640 acres of certain federal land for geothermal development. Inter...
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2018-01-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 375.
USHB424IntroGray Wolf State Management Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of the Interior to reissue two rules that removed protections under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 for the gray wolf populations located in Wyoming and the western ...
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2018-01-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 361.
USHJR36EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to "Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation". This joint resoluti...
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2018-01-04
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4667EngrossFurther Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements, 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year endi...
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2018-01-04
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 291.
USHB228PassIndian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Demonstration Act of 1992 to rename the Act to the Indian Employment, Training and Related Servi...
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2017-12-18
Became Public Law No: 115-93. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1675IntroNational Landslide Preparedness Act This bill: (1) directs the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a National Landslide Hazards Reduction Program to identify and understand landslide hazards and risks, reduce losses from landslides, protect co...
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB254EngrossEsther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to revise a grant program administered by the Administration for Native Americans at the Department of Health and Human Serv...
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2017-11-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB2176IntroSAFE Act Safeguarding America's Future and Environment Act
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2017-11-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB4490IntroSAFE Act Safeguarding America's Future and Environment Act This bill requires the President to establish an interagency National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy Joint Implementation Working Group to adopt the 2013 National Fish...
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2017-11-30
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB2130IntroOutdoor Economy Act This bill establishes the Outdoor Recreation Advisory Committee within the Department of the Interior to study and develop recommendations relating to increasing public access to public land, addressing maintenance needs, reducing...
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2017-11-15
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2128IntroGeospatial Data Act of 2017 This bill establishes: (1) in the Office of Management and Budget, the Federal Geographic Data Committee (the committee), which shall be the lead entity in the executive branch for the development, implementation, and revi...
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2017-11-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4252IntroGeothermal Production Expansion Act of 2017 This bill amends the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970 to allow the Department of the Interior to award noncompetitive leases on up to 640 acres of federal land for geothermal development if: (1) the land is ava...
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2017-11-14
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB1176IntroKeep America's Waterfronts Working Act This bill amends the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to direct the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish a Working Waterfront Grant Program. Under the program, NOAA may award gr...
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2017-11-02
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2936EngrossResilient Federal Forests Act of 2017 This bill shall apply whenever the Department concerned, either the Department of Agriculture for National Forest System (NFS) lands or the Department of the Interior for public lands, prepares an environmental a...
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2017-11-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2068IntroWildfire Prevention and Mitigation Act of 2017 This bill prohibits any further consultation from being required by the Departments of Agriculture (USDA) or the Interior after the approval of land and resource management plans for National Forest Syst...
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2017-11-02
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB4126IntroTransparency in Energy Production Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to publicly disclose the amounts of fossil fuel production, including amounts of gas released (as by flaring), and renewable energy production on public l...
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2017-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
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