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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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2018-09-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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2018-09-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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2018-09-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 717.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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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2018-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management 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.
USHB6001IntroFair Trade with China Enforcement Act
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2018-06-08
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
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
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.
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