US Congress Subject | Wilderness and natural areas, wildlife refuges, wild rivers, habitats

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USSB1750Intro
25%
Designates specified wilderness study areas, special management areas, a National Conservation Area, and other areas in Wyoming. The bill designates the following areas as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: c...
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2022-06-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2254Intro
25%
Designates specified segments of the following rivers and creeks in Montana as wild, scenic, or recreational rivers Smith River, Tenderfoot Creek, Gallatin River, Hyalite Creek, Taylor Creek, Madison River, Bear Creek, Boulder River, Hellroaring Cree...
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2022-06-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2334Intro
25%
A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish a grant program to provide grants on a competitive basis to eligible entities for large-scale water recycling and reuse projects, to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to m...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USHB2794Intro
25%
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, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws; location, entry, and patent...
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2022-05-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB173Intro
25%
Provides for the conservation of specified lands in Colorado. Specifically, the bill designates specified federal lands within the White River National Forest as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, the proposed Williams Fork Mo...
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2022-05-03
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Failed to report favorably.
USSB177Intro
25%
Designates specified federal land administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Taos County, New Mexico, comprising 13,103 acres in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, to be known as the Cerro de la Olla Wilderness. The Department of the I...
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2022-05-03
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USSB455Intro
25%
Designates (1) certain federal land in the Olympic National Forest in the state of Washington as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System; and (2) certain other land, identified on the same map as such proposed area...
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2022-05-03
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Failed to report favorably.
USSB1222Intro
25%
Modifies the wilderness designations of certain lands in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Utah. The bill designates approximately 326.27 acres in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest as part of the Mount Olympus Wilderness. The bill also...
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2022-05-03
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB972Intro
25%
Directs the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to establish as a national wildlife refuge the lands, waters, and interests therein acquired pursuant to this bill, to be known as the Western Riverside County National Wildlife Refuge. The FWS shall publis...
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2022-04-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 216.
USSB1320Engross
50%
Redesignates the Chiricahua National Monument in Arizona as the Chiricahua National Park.
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2022-04-04
Held at the desk.
USSB567Intro
25%
Provides for conservation or transfer of land in Nevada. Specifically, the bill transfers approximately 41,055 acres of land to be held in trust for the Moapa Band of Paiutes of the Moapa River Indian Reservation; adjusts the boundary of the Red Rock...
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2022-03-31
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB7207Intro
25%
To prohibit the importation of petroleum products from Venezuela, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7012Intro
25%
To provide appropriations for certain activities relating to Ukraine, prohibit the importation of certain petroleum products from Russia, Iran, and Venezuela, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USSB1589Intro
25%
Designates specified Bureau of Land Management land in Oregon as the Rogue Canyon and Molalla Recreation Areas and adds approximately 59,512 acres of federal land to the Wild Rogue Wilderness. The Department of the Interior, for public land, and the ...
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2022-03-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 298.
USSB609Intro
25%
Withdraws approximately 309,272 acres of federal land and interests in identified land located in the Ruby Mountains subdistrict of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in Nevada from operation under the mineral leasing laws; and approximately 39,926...
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2022-02-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 269.
USHB4716Intro
25%
Prohibits, with specified exceptions, the use or possession of body-gripping traps in the National Wildlife Refuge System. The bill imposes on persons who possess or use such traps in the system (1) for a first offense, a civil fine of up to $500 for...
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2022-01-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2551Intro
25%
Modifies the wilderness designations of certain lands in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Utah. The bill designates approximately 326.27 acres in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest as part of the Mount Olympus Wilderness. The bill also...
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2022-01-19
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4358Intro
25%
Designates a specified segment of the Little Manatee River in Florida as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. The bill withdraws the federal land within the boundaries of the designated river segment from (1) entry, appropriatio...
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2022-01-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4404Intro
25%
Designates a restored segment of the Kissimmee River in Florida as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
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2022-01-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6336Intro
25%
Establishes activities to address wildfires. The bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to establish spatial fire management plans before the end of FY2024. The bill establishes accounts in the Treasury ...
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2022-01-04
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB491Intro
25%
Designates specified segments of the main stem and the tributaries of the York River in Maine as a recreational river. The Department of the Interior may enter into cooperative agreements to provide for the long-term protection, preservation, and enh...
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2021-12-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 200.
USSB2404Intro
25%
Establishes activities to address wildfires. The bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to establish spatial fire management plans before the end of FY2024. The bill establishes accounts in the Treasury ...
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2021-12-15
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1229Intro
25%
Sets forth and revises provisions regarding special recreation permits for use by individuals and groups to engage in recreational activities on federal recreational lands and waters.
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2021-12-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USHB980Intro
25%
Withdraws specified federal land in Curry and Josephine Counties in Oregon from (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) operation under the mineral leasing and g...
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2021-11-09
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1469Intro
25%
Designates specified segments of the main stem and the tributaries of the York River in Maine as a recreational river. The Department of the Interior may enter into cooperative agreements to provide for the long-term protection, preservation, and enh...
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2021-11-09
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1734Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to significantly increase the number and size of prescribed fires conducted on federal lands. Before the end of FY2023, Interior and USDA shall each have carried out a mi...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB3034Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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2021-10-20
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB1459Intro
25%
Sets forth provisions concerning the restoration, economic development, and conservation of, and recreational access to, certain public lands in California. The bill establishes the South Fork Trinity-Mad River Restoration Area, the California Public...
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2021-10-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1411Intro
25%
Conveys all interest in certain federal land to Lander County, Nevada, and designates wilderness areas in the county. After Lander County selects certain parcels for conveyance, the Department of the Interior and Forest Service must convey the parcel...
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2021-10-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1493Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to complete a landscape assessment of the Seeley Lake Ranger District of the Lolo National Forest in Montana, designates areas in the forest for recreation and as wilderness, and otherwise revises provisio...
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2021-10-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1538Intro
25%
Expands the Smith River National Recreation Area in California into Oregon and designates specified segments of the North Fork Smith River as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (NWSRS). The management emphasis for any portion of...
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2021-10-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB4454Intro
25%
Directs the Department of the Interior to establish the Advisory Committee on Reconciliation in Place Names to advise the Board on Geographic Names with regard to renaming geographic features with offensive place names. The board shall rename a geogr...
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2021-10-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSR415Intro
25%
This resolution designates the week beginning on October 10, 2021, as National Wildlife Refuge Week. The resolution acknowledges the importance of national wildlife refuges for their recreational opportunities and contribution to local economies. Fin...
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2021-10-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6993; text: CR S7004-7005)
USSB2400Intro
25%
Directs the Department of the Interior to establish the Advisory Committee on Reconciliation in Place Names to advise the Board on Geographic Names with regard to renaming geographic features with offensive place names. The board shall rename a geogr...
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2021-07-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3764Intro
25%
Establishes a variety of requirements to reduce carbon emissions and protect oceans, coastal habitats, marine mammals, and fish populations from climate change and other threats.
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2021-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 19.
USHB3442Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to significantly increase the number and size of prescribed fires conducted on federal lands. Before the end of FY2023, Interior and USDA shall each have carried out a mi...
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2021-07-09
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB4372Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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2021-07-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 58.
USHB3176Intro
25%
Designates approximately 289,000 acres of Forest Service land comprising the Shawnee National Forest in Illinois as the Shawnee Wilderness and as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
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2021-07-01
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB4334Intro
25%
To empower States to manage the development and production of oil and gas on available Federal land, to distribute revenues from oil and gas leasing on the Outer Continental Shelf to certain coastal States, to promote alternative energy development, ...
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2021-07-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB3014Intro
25%
Prohibits federal acquisition of land or declaration of a national monument in certain areas and nullifies a provision of an executive order related to conservation. In a state or county where 15% or more of the land is managed by a federal agency (1...
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2021-07-01
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB31Intro
25%
Prohibits the President from establishing or extending national monuments in Utah unless the proposed establishment or extension has been authorized by federal statute, and the President has received a notice from the Governor of Utah that the state ...
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2021-06-23
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB192Intro
25%
Designates specified river segments, primarily in Oregon, as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
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2021-06-23
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB3906Intro
25%
Establishes programs, grants, and requirements to protect and restore marine and blue carbon ecosystems, which are vegetated coastal habitats and include mangroves, tidal marshes, and other tidal or salt-water wetlands that have the capacity to seque...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USSB1686Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Agriculture and the Department of the Interior to authorize their respective local offices to determine all permissible forms of nonmotorized travel over routes within wilderness areas. Local offices must seek to accommodat...
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2021-06-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB2752Intro
25%
Establishes the Castner Range National Monument in Texas. The Department of the Interior shall continue to provide historical and adequate access to private inholdings within the monument's exterior boundaries. Interior shall manage the monument in a...
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2021-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB3780Intro
25%
Designates specified lands in the following areas of Utah as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: (1) Great Basin, (2) Grand Staircase-Escalante, (3) Moab-La Sal Canyons, (4) Henry Mountains, (5) Glen Canyon, (6) San Juan-Anasaz...
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2021-06-08
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2522Intro
25%
Designates specified federal land administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Taos County, New Mexico, comprising 13,103 acres in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, to be known as the Cerro de la Olla Wilderness. The Department of the I...
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2021-06-08
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB1951Intro
25%
Makes additional federal land available for selection under the Alaska Native Vietnam Era Veterans Land Allotment Program. The program makes Alaska Native veterans who served in the Armed Forces in Vietnam between August 5, 1964, and December 31, 197...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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