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USSB245EngrossIndian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017 TITLE I--INDIAN TRIBAL ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF-DETERMINATION ACT AMENDMENTS (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to direct the Department of the I...
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2018-11-15
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USSB669EngrossColumbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to assess sanitation and safety conditions on land set aside to provide Columbia River Treaty tribes access to tra...
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2018-11-15
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USSB685IntroClean Water for Rural Communities Act This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior to carry out the projects entitled: (1) the "Dry-Redwater Regional Water Authority System" in accordance with the Dry-Redwater Regional Water System Feasibility...
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2018-11-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 659.
USHB3117IntroTransparency and Honesty in Energy Regulations Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of the Interior, and the Council on Environmental Quality from considering the social c...
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2018-11-02
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 115-999, Part I.
USHB7087IntroOhio River Basin Preparedness Act
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2018-10-26
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB210IntroNative American Energy Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to allow the Department of the Interior, an affected Indian tribe, or a certified third-party appraiser under contract with the Indian tribe to appraise Indian land or...
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2018-10-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 775.
USSB3021PassAmerica's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 This bill designates the U.S. courthouse at 300 South Fourth Street in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as the "Diana E. Murphy United States Courthouse."
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2018-10-23
Became Public Law No: 115-270.
USHB1551PassOrrin G. Hatch Music Modernization Act (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for the production of electricity from advanced nuclear power facilities, to: (1) establish requirements for the allocation of ...
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2018-10-11
Became Public Law No: 115-264.
USSB995EngrossSpokane 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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2018-10-10
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USSB3566IntroAdvancing Carbon Capture in Energy Generation Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for advanced coal projects, to: (1) lower the carbon dioxide sequestration requirement to 60% for certain electrical generati...
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2018-10-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2736IntroAsia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018
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2018-10-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 616.
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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2018-10-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB589PassDepartment 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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2018-09-28
Became Public Law No: 115-246.
USHB1109PassTo amend section 203 of the Federal Power Act. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Federal Power Act with respect to the prohibition regarding mergers or consolidations by a public utility. Any merger or consolidation of a public utility whose value exceed...
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2018-09-28
Became Public Law No: 115-247.
USHB6949IntroCHP Support Act This bill amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to redesignate the Department of Energy's Clean Energy Application Centers as the CHP Technical Assistance Partnership Program. The program must encourage deployment of combined ...
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2018-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1320EngrossNuclear Utilization of Keynote Energy Act This bill revises the functions of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) by establishing new transparency and accountability measures on the commission's budget and fee structure and developing the regulato...
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2018-09-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5895PassEnergy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 (Sec. 3) Specifies that, unless this bill expressly provides otherwise, references to "this Act" included in a division shall be treated as ...
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2018-09-21
Became Public Law No: 115-244.
USHB5556IntroEnvironmental Compliance Cost Transparency Act of 2018 This bill requires the Bonneville Power Administration, the Western Area Power Administration, the Southwestern Power Administration, and the Southeastern Power Administration to include in month...
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2018-09-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 742.
USSB1934IntroAlaska Remote Generator Reliability and Protection Act
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2018-09-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 576.
USSB3422IntroNuclear Energy Leadership Act
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2018-09-06
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB186EngrossFair RATES Act Fair Ratepayer Accountability, Transparency, and Efficiency Standards Act This bill amends the Federal Power Act to permit a party to seek a rehearing and subsequent judicial review of any rate change filed by a public utility that tak...
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2018-09-05
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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2018-09-05
Conference held.
USSB1142EngrossJ. Bennett Johnston Waterway Hydropower Extension Act of 2018 (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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2018-08-24
Held at the desk.
USSB3376IntroAdvancing Grid Storage Act of 2018
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2018-08-23
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1959IntroCentral Coast Heritage Protection Act This bill designates specified lands in the Bakersfield Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and in the Lost Padres National Forest in California as wilderness areas and as components of the Nation...
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2018-08-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB3361IntroFair Trade with China Enforcement Act
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2018-08-21
To Senate Finance Committee
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.
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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2018-07-31
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 115-309.
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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2018-07-31
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 115-310.
USSB490PassA 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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2018-07-27
Became Public Law No: 115-219.
USSB2503EngrossDepartment 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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2018-07-24
Held at the desk.
USHB447PassTo 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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2018-07-23
Became Public Law No: 115-203.
USHB446PassTo 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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2018-07-23
Became Public Law No: 115-202.
USHB951PassTo 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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2018-07-23
Became Public Law No: 115-204.
USHB2292PassTo 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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2018-07-23
Became Public Law No: 115-206.
USHB2122PassTo 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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2018-07-23
Became Public Law No: 115-205.
USHB219PassSwan 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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2018-07-20
Became Public Law No: 115-200.
USHB220PassTo 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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2018-07-20
Became Public Law No: 115-201.
USHB6457IntroCarbon Utilization Act of 2018
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2018-07-19
To House Agriculture Committee
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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2018-07-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 645.
USHB3128IntroTo amend section 111 of the Clean Air Act to clarify when a physical change in, or change in the method of operation of, a stationary source constitutes a modification, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Clean Air Act to provide that a modi...
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2018-07-17
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 13 - 9 .
USHB6237EngrossIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 Stop Terrorist Use of Virtual Currencies Act
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2018-07-16
Received in the Senate.
USHB6385IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2019 Provides FY2019 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. Provides appropriations to the State Department for: Administ...
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2018-07-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 642.
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.
USSB3153IntroMatthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019
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2018-07-11
By Senator Burr from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 115-298. Additional views filed.
USHR986IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day. Expresses support for the designation of Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day. (A journeyman lineman is a person who builds and maintains electrical power systems.)
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2018-07-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
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.
USHB5240IntroEnhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act
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2018-06-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 615.
USHB8EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2018 This bill reauthorizes, deauthorizes, and modifies various projects under the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 and the National Dam Safety Program Act and provides for specified studies. The bill extends...
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2018-06-26
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 488.
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