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USSB3264IntroBridging the Tribal Digital Divide Act of 2020
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2020-11-18
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4625IntroNational Prescribed Fire Act of 2020
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2020-11-18
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB6395EngrossWilliam M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It...
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2020-11-18
The Speaker appointed conferees - from the Committee on Ways and Means for consideration of secs. 1276, 7103, and 7104 of the House bill, and sec. 6003 of the Senate amendment, and modifications committed to conference: Neal, Panetta, and Wenstrup.
USSB4800IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-11-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581.
USSB209PassPROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act Practical Reforms and Other Goals To Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-Determination for Indian Tribes Act of 2019 This bill replaces the Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project with the Triba...
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2020-10-21
Became Public Law No: 116-180. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5430PassUnited States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act This bill provides statutory authority for the trade agreement between the United States, Mexico, and Canada (USMCA), which replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement. Specifically, the b...
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2020-10-21
By Senator Grassley from Committee on Finance filed written report. Report No. 116-283. Additional views filed.
USSB4836IntroPublic Lands Leadership Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the Department of Justice (DOJ) from taking a certain position in the case of Bullock v. United States Bureau of Land Management. Specifically, DOJ may not argue that an individual exercising th...
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2020-10-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB982PassNot Invisible Act of 2019 This bill increases the coordination of efforts to reduce violent crime within Indian lands and against Indians. Specifically, the Department of the Interior must designate an official within the Bureau of Indian Affairs to ...
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2020-10-10
Became Public Law No: 116-166. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2795IntroWildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019 This bill provides for the conservation and restoration of habitats that facilitate the movement of certain native species (e.g., fish, wildlife, or plant species) that may be at risk due to habitat loss or...
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2020-10-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 456.
USHB8337PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies and extends expiring programs that address health care, surface transportation, agriculture, veterans benefits, and o...
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2020-10-01
Became Public Law No: 116-159. (TXT | PDF)
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4775IntroDelivering Immediate Relief to America's Families, Schools and Small Businesses Act
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2020-10-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 564.
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8263IntroTo ensure opportunities for Department of Defense participation in wildlife conservation banking programs, and for other purposes. This bill directs the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, to ensure opportunities for participation by the Department of De...
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2020-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB4589IntroEndangered Species Act Amendments of 2020
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2020-09-23
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USHB8319IntroContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies through December 11, 2020, and extends several programs. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a g...
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2020-09-23
Rule H. Res. 1129 passed House.
USSB4642IntroOil and Gas Bonding Reform and Orphaned Well Remediation Act
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2020-09-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB4617IntroEnvironmental Justice Legacy Pollution Cleanup Act of 2020 This bill provides for funding and permitting restrictions in relation to environmental cleanup and remediation of areas with public health threats. Specifically, the bill provides supplement...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2438IntroNot Invisible Act of 2020 This bill increases the coordination of efforts to reduce violent crime within Indian lands and against Indians. Specifically, the Department of the Interior must designate an official within the Bureau of Indian Affairs to ...
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2020-09-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 409.
USSB4286IntroRISE Act Research Investment to Spark the Economy Act This bill authorizes the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, the Interior, and Health and Human Services and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB8271IntroEnvironmental Justice Legacy Pollution Cleanup Act of 2020 This bill provides for funding and permitting restrictions in relation to environmental cleanup and remediation of areas with public health threats. Specifically, the bill provides supplement...
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2020-09-16
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8143IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently allow a tax deduction at the time an investment is made in property used for the mining, reclaiming, or recycling of critical minerals and metals from the United States, and for other purposes...
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2020-09-10
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USSB614IntroGrizzly Bear State Management Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to remove the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem population of grizzly bears from the list of endangered and threatened wildlife.
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2020-09-09
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USHB8170IntroWildland Firefighter Recognition Act This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management to develop a distinct wildland firefighter occupational series. The series must apply to the following positions forestry technician; range technician; other p...
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2020-09-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7781IntroEnd Polluter Welfare Act of 2020
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2748IntroSAFE Act Safeguarding America's Future and Environment Act The bill requires the development of strategies to help fish, wildlife, and plants adapt to extreme weather changes and climate change. Specifically, the bill requires the President to establ...
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2020-09-01
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 385.
USHB5552IntroMigratory Bird Protection Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the incidental taking (e.g., capturing or killing) of migratory birds by commercial activities unless the activity is authorized under a permit or is identified as posing de minimis risk to mi...
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2020-09-01
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 386.
USSB529EngrossNational Landslide Preparedness Act This bill 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 communi...
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USHB4348IntroPAW and FIN Conservation Act of 2019 Protect America's Wildlife and Fish In Need of Conservation Act of 2019 This bill nullifies the 2019 rules relating to the listing of endangered or threatened species and the designation of critical habitats. Amon...
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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 376.
USHB7547IntroLEAD Act of 2020 Lead Endangers Animals Daily Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of the Interior to issue final regulations prohibiting the discharge of any firearm using ammunition other than non-lead ammunition on all lands and waters und...
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2020-08-05
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB2579IntroHardrock Leasing and Reclamation Act of 2019
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2020-08-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 374.
USHB1957PassTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% of...
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2020-08-04
Became Public Law No: 116-152. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3879IntroSOAR Act Simplifying Outdoor Access for Recreation Act This bill 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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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2165IntroSafeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act of 2019
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2020-07-29
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4324IntroRestoring Critical Supply Chains and Intellectual Property Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB4144IntroSport Fish Restoration and Recreational Boating Safety Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USHB7613IntroEnergy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energ...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 361.
USHB7308IntroRISE Act Research Investment to Spark the Economy Act This bill authorizes the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, the Interior, and Health and Human Services and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),...
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2020-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB7612IntroDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and related agencies. The bill provides app...
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2020-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 360.
USHB6228IntroNorthern Nevada Economic Development and Conservation Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB6889IntroNorthern Nevada Economic Development, Conservation and Military Modernization Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB7385IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal to Edwin Cole "Ed" Bearss, in recognition of his contributions to preservation of American Civil War history and continued efforts to bring our Nation's history alive for new generations through his interpretive st...
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2020-06-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1776IntroCaptive Primate Safety Act
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2020-06-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2264IntroBear Protection Act of 2019
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2020-06-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7334IntroBroadband Deployment Streamlining Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to (1) streamline the process for applications to locate or modify communications facilities on public lands administered by Interior, and (2) require that such ap...
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2020-06-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2611IntroPublic Lands Telecommunications Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to establish separate special accounts for the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Bureau of Reclamatio...
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2020-06-18
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7264Intro21st Century Conservation Corps for Our Health and Our Jobs Act
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2020-06-18
To House Appropriations Committee
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