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USSB490EnrollA 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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2018-07-19
Presented to President.
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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2018-07-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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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2018-07-18
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House requests a conference.
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 .
USHB6237EngrossMatthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019
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2018-07-16
Received in the Senate.
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.
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.
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.
USHB1320IntroNuclear 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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2018-07-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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
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
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2018-06-26
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 488.
USSB186IntroFair 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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2018-06-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 469.
USHB6103IntroNational Commission of the Federal Response to Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico Act of 2018 This bill establishes a National Commission of the Federal Response to Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico to examine the federal preparedness, response, and rec...
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2018-06-14
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
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
USHB2507Intro21st Century Power Grid Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB2296IntroAdvancing CCUS Technology Act This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to carry out research and develop technology to improve the conversion, use, and storage of carbon dioxide from fossil fuels. It als...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHR334IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding grid modernization. Urges the United States to promote and advance the modernization of its energy delivery infrastructure and bolster the reliability, affordability, diversity, efficienc...
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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
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
USHB5610IntroBEST Act of 2018 Better Energy Storage Technology Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3958IntroSecuring Energy Infrastructure Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB4035IntroDOE Loan Guarantee Program Repeal Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB5745IntroFossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2018
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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
USHB4120IntroGrid Cybersecurity Research and Development Act This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop an initiative to mitigate the consequences on the electric grid from the results of cyberattacks by increasing cybersecurity capabilities of ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB1109EngrossTo 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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2018-05-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 420.
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.
USHB5819IntroBURMA Act of 2018 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USSB1756IntroRebuild America Now Act
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2018-05-15
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB5817IntroTo extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project.
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2018-05-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB79IntroSecuring Energy Infrastructure Act This bill establishes a two-year pilot program within the Department of Energy's (DOE) national laboratories to identify the security vulnerabilities of certain entities in the energy sector, and research and test t...
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2018-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 410.
USSB2826IntroFair Trade with China Enforcement Act
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2018-05-10
To Senate Finance Committee
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.
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.
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