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USSB3590IntroDrinking Water Infrastructure Act of 2020
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2020-10-23
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-284.
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.
USSB1982EngrossSave Our Seas 2.0 Act
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2020-10-19
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB5986IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities...
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2020-10-01
Committee Hearings Held.
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.
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.
USHB4611IntroOcean Pollution Reduction Act II
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5598IntroBoundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act This bill withdraws approximately 234,328 acres of federal land and waters in a specified area in the Rainy River Watershed of Superior National Forest in Minnesota from entry, approp...
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 16.
USSB914EngrossCoordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System (IOOS), which is a network of federal and regional entities that provide information about t...
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2020-09-24
To House Natural Resources Committee
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.
USSR714IntroA resolution encouraging the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to maintain and strengthen requirements under the Clean Water Act and reverse ongoing administrative actions to weaken the Clean Water Act and protections for waters of...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4664IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exclusion from gross income for certain waste water management subsidies. This bill excludes from goss income, for income tax purposes, a taxpayer subsidy provided by a state or local go...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB8348IntroNew York-New Jersey Watershed Protection Act
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2020-09-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB8292IntroFUELS Act Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act
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2020-09-18
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB8297IntroAdvanced Recycling Research and Development Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To House Science, Space, And Technology 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
USSB4431IntroEmergency Wildfire and Public Safety Act of 2020 This bill addresses wildfire preparedness and response. Among other things, the bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to select three forest landscapes on which to conduct projects to redu...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
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
USSR693IntroA resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy ("THRIVE").
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2020-09-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR1102IntroRecognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy ("THRIVE").
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2020-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB8231IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to ensure that removal and remedial actions relating to PFOS or PFOA contamination result in levels meeting or exceeding certain standards, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB7843IntroREPLANT Act Repairing Existing Public Lands by Adding Necessary Trees Act
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2020-09-11
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB7996IntroRural Equal Aid Act
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2020-09-11
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USSB4538IntroRENEW Conservation Corps Act Restore Employment in Natural and Environmental Work Conservation Corps Act
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2020-09-08
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1497IntroWater Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes funding for several grants programs that address water pollution, such as wastewater and stormwater. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 grants to states for ...
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2020-09-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 387.
USHB7991IntroBorder Water Quality Restoration and Protection Act of 2020
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2020-09-04
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB7680IntroReinforcing Utility Restoration After Losses (RURAL) Act
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7540IntroPLANT Act of 2020 Protecting Lands Against Narcotics Trafficking Act of 2020
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2020-09-03
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHR1096IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of August 25 through August 31, 2020, as "Black Breastfeeding Week" to bring national attention to the United States maternal child health crisis in the Black community and the important role that br...
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2020-09-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8049IntroStop Poisoning Florida Act
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2020-08-17
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB10IntroSouth Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act of 2019 This bill addresses harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the South Florida ecosystem. An algal bloom is a rapid growth of algae that may create toxic or hypoxic (severely low-oxygen) conditions that are h...
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2020-08-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 518.
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USHB7955Intro21st Century Buy American Act 21st Century Buy American Act This bill establishes additional criteria that must be met before federal agencies may grant exceptions or waivers to Buy American requirements. The bill also (1) requires the General Servic...
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2020-08-10
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB7978IntroEmergency Wildfire and Public Safety Act of 2020 This bill addresses wildfire preparedness and response. Among other things, the bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to select three forest landscapes on which to conduct projects to redu...
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2020-08-10
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB4470IntroRural Equal Aid Act of 2020
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2020-08-06
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4514IntroFENTANYL Results Act Fighting Emerging Narcotics Through Additional Nations to Yield Lasting Results Act
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2020-08-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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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2020-08-05
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 505.
USHB2579IntroHardrock Leasing and Reclamation Act of 2019
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2020-08-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 374.
USSB4418Intro21st Century Buy American Act 21st Century Buy American Act This bill establishes additional criteria that must be met before federal agencies may grant exceptions or waivers to Buy American requirements. The bill also (1) requires the General Servic...
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2020-08-04
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4402IntroA bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify certain activities that would have been authorized under Nationwide Permit 12 and other Nationwide Permits, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4401IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB7918IntroGet the Lead Out Act
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2020-07-31
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7575EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
Received in the Senate.
USSB4357IntroREPLANT Act Repairing Existing Public Land by Adding Necessary Trees Act
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2020-07-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4352IntroBorder Water Quality Restoration and Protection Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4362IntroEmergency Water and Energy is a Human Right Act This bill creates a grant program, administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funds to states and Indian tribes to assist low-income households that pay a high proportion of...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7450IntroPrevent Harmful Algal Blooms Act
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2020-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB4324IntroRestoring Critical Supply Chains and Intellectual Property Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7426IntroOhio River Basin Preparedness Act
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2020-07-24
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USSB933IntroBLUE GLOBE Act Bolstering Long-Term Understanding and Exploration of the Great Lakes, Oceans, Bays, and Estuaries Act This bill addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. Specifically, the bill i...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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