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USSB436IntroSan Juan County Settlement Implementation Act This bill provides that if the Department of the Interior retires a coal preference right lease application under the Mineral Leasing Act by issuing a bidding right in exchange for the relinquishment of s...
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2018-05-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB857IntroCalifornia Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act This bill amends the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 to, among other things: establish or designate wilderness areas, off-highway vehicle recreation areas, and a national scenic area; relea...
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2018-05-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3979PassKeep America's Refuges Operational Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize through FY2022: (1) the volunteer services, community partnerships, and refuge education programs of the National Wildlife Refuge System...
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2018-04-23
Became Public Law No: 115-168.
USHB3961EngrossKissimmee River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2018 This bill amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate the segment of the Kissimmee River in Florida from the southern shore of Lake Kissimmee to its confluence with Lake Okeechobee for po...
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2018-04-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB401IntroTo designate the mountain at the Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming, as Devils Tower, and for other purposes. This bill declares that the mountain at the Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming shall be known and designated as "Devils Tower."
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2018-04-11
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 138.
USSB1181IntroGood Samaritan Search and Recovery Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to implement a process to provide eligible organizations and individuals expedited access to federal land to conduct good...
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2018-04-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 373.
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) construct and operate infrastructure and technology to deter and detect illegal border activity in high traffic areas, (2) deploy the most pra...
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2018-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 471.
USHB835EngrossTo update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion in, the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. This bill revises the title, number, and date of the map depicting the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument in Colorado...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5149IntroUnlocking Public Lands Act
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2018-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB5148IntroProtect Public Use of Public Lands Act
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2018-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB4134IntroCecil D. Andrus-White Clouds Wilderness Redesignation Act This bill amends the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act to redesignate the White Clouds Wilderness in the Sawtooth and Challis National Forests in Idaho ...
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2018-02-26
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 127.
USSB414IntroPershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct sales or exchanges of eligible lands in Pershing County, Nevada, identified as the "Checkerboard Lands Resolution Area." Interior an...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB1107EngrossPershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct sales or exchanges of eligible lands in Pershing County, Nevada, identified as the "Checkerboard Lands Resolution Area." Interior an...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB441IntroOrgan Mountains-Desert Peaks Conservation Act This bill designates specified lands in New Mexico administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of the Department of the Interior as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preserva...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB507IntroBlackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to complete a landscape assessment of the Seeley Lake Ranger District of the Lolo National Forest in Montana to: (1) assess the ecological condition o...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2206IntroProtect Public Use of Public Lands Act
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1046IntroEastern Nevada Economic Development and Land Management Improvement Act This bill amends the Lincoln County Land Act of 2000 (LCLA) to require implementation of a multispecies habitat conservation plan in Lincoln County, Nevada. Both the LCLA and the...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB1157IntroTo clarify the United States interest in certain submerged lands in the area of the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, and for other purposes. This bill states that Congress finds that the United States did not acquire any right, title, or interest in...
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2018-02-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 406.
USSB117PassAlex Diekmann Peak Designation Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill designates as the "Alex Diekmann Peak" the 9,765-foot peak located 2.2 miles west-northwest of Finger Mountain on the western boundary of the Lee Metcalf Wilderness in Montana.
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2018-01-31
Became Public Law No: 115-122. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4532IntroShash Jaa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act
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2018-01-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2354IntroANTIQUITIES Act of 2018 America's Natural Treasures of Immeasurable Quality Unite, Inspire, and Together Improve the Economies of States Act of 2018
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2018-01-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB381PassTo designate a mountain in the John Muir Wilderness of the Sierra National Forest as "Sky Point". (Sec. 2) This bill designates a specified mountain in the John Muir Wilderness of the Sierra National Forest in California as "Sky Point."
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2018-01-10
Became Public Law No: 115-109. (TXT | PDF)
USHB699PassMount Hood Cooper Spur Land Exchange Clarification Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to revise details of the Cooper Spur-Government Camp land exchange between the United States and Oregon. After the final a...
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2018-01-10
Became Public Law No: 115-110. (TXT | PDF)
USSB432EngrossCerros del Norte Conservation Act (Sec. 3) This bill designates the Cerro del Yuta Wilderness (comprising approximately 13,420 acres) and Rio San Antonio Wilderness (comprising approximately 8,120 acres) within the Rio Grande del Norte National Monum...
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2018-01-02
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB501EngrossEast Rosebud Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate specified river segments of the East Rosebud Creek in Montana as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Nothing in this b...
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2018-01-02
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1PassTax Cuts and Jobs Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to reduce tax rates and modify policies, credits, and deductions for individuals and businesses. It also establishes an oil and gas leasing program for the Coastal Plain of the Ar...
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2017-12-22
Became Public Law No: 115-97.
USHB4558IntroGrand Staircase Escalante Enhancement Act
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2017-12-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1349IntroTo amend the Wilderness Act to ensure that the use of bicycles, wheelchairs, strollers, and game carts is not prohibited in Wilderness Areas, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Wilderness Act to declare that provisions of such Act prohibiti...
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 18.
USHB38EngrossConcealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 TITLE I--CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY ACT OF 2017 (Sec. 101) This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4518IntroBears Ears National Monument Expansion Act This bill expands the boundaries of the Bear Ears National Monument in Utah. The Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture USDA shall administer the lands under their jurisdictions within ...
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2017-12-07
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHR639IntroHonoring the success of the more-than-a-decade-long process by Southern California locals to create the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument. Acknowledges the three-year anniversary of the designation of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument...
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2017-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB3905EngrossMinnesota's Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act (Sec. 2) This bill declares that minerals with the National Forest System (NFS) lands in Minnesota shall not be subject to withdrawal from disposition under U.S. mineral and geothermal l...
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2017-12-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1IntroTax Cuts and Jobs Act Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Official Titles Official Titles - Senate Official Titles as Introduced An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of ...
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2017-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 269.
USSB2099IntroFederal Land Management Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA), upon request of the city of Old Town, Maine, to convey to the city without consideration lands that: (1) were conveyed by the federal government to the city u...
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2017-11-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 262.
USSB1975IntroVirginia Wilderness Additions Act of 2017 This bill adds specified additional lands in the George Washington National Forest (a part of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests in Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky) to the Rough Mounta...
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2017-10-17
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3990IntroNational Monument Creation and Protection Act This bill amends the Antiquities Act of 1906 to allow the President to declare by public proclamation an object or objects of antiquity (currently, historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures,...
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2017-10-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 17.
USSB1940IntroKeep America's Refuges Operational Act This bill amends the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize through FY2022: (1) the volunteer services, community partnerships, and national wildlife refuge education programs of the National Wildlife Refu...
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2017-10-05
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USSB1833IntroHardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2017
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2017-09-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017 This bill amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 with respect to energy efficiency for sectors such as b...
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2017-09-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB2423IntroWashington County, Utah, Public Lands Management Implementation Act (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to grant any necessary rights-of-way for the northern transportation route in Washington County, Utah, identified pursuant t...
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2017-09-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 222.
USHB2374IntroEastern Nevada Economic Development and Land Management Improvement Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Lincoln County Land Act of 2000 (LCLA) to require implementation of a multispecies habitat conservation plan in Lincoln County, Nevada. Both the LCL...
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2017-09-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 221.
USHB3686IntroDisaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2017 This bill provides emergency supplemental FY2017 appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for expenses related to the consequences of Hurricane Harvey. The funding provided by this bill is de...
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2017-09-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1194)
USSB1757IntroBuilding America's Trust Act This bill provides for strengthening the barriers along the U.S. land and maritime borders to deter illegal activity, including through U.S. Border Patrol and law enforcement enhancements and personnel increases and Natio...
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2017-09-05
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 208.
USHB2075IntroCrooked River Ranch Fire Protection Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Department of the Interior to adjust the eastern boundary of the Deschutes Canyon-Steelhead Falls Wilderness Study Area and the Deschutes Canyon Wilderness Study Area in Oregon t...
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2017-08-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 201.
USSB32IntroCalifornia Desert Protection and Recreation Act of 2017 This bill amends the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 to, among other things: establish or designate wilderness areas, a special management area, off-highway vehicle recreation areas, an...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB218EngrossKing Cove Road Land Exchange Act (Sec. 4) This bill declares that, if the state of Alaska offers to convey to the Department of the Interior 43,093 acres of state-owned land, Interior shall convey to Alaska, in exchange, 206 acres of federal land wit...
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2017-07-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1551IntroEconomic Freedom Zones Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the federal government from providing: (1) assistance (e.g., loans, loan guarantees, or purchases) to a municipality or zip code, other than the assistance provided for in this bill for an area d...
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2017-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1913EngrossClear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes the Clear Creek National Recreation Area in California to promote environmentally responsible off-highway vehicle recreation and support other public recreationa...
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2017-07-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3039IntroSan Gabriel Mountains Forever Act of 2017 This bill designates specified federal lands in Angeles National Forest in California as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System. The bill amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers...
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2017-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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