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USSB117EnrollAlex 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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2018-01-19
Presented to President.
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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2018-01-17
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.
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.
USHB4532IntroShash Jaa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act
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2018-01-09
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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
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
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. TITLE I--TAX REFORM FOR INDIVIDUALS Subtitle A--Simplification and Reform of Rates...
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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.
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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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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 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 state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms. ...
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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.
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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.
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.
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
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2017-09-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1194)
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.
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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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
USSB733IntroSportsmen's Act TITLE I--NATIONAL POLICY (Sec. 101) This bill states U.S. policy that federal departments and agencies must: facilitate the expansion and enhancement of hunting, noncommercial fishing, and recreational shooting opportunities on federa...
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2017-06-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 154.
USSB213IntroJay S. Hammond Wilderness Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill designates approximately 2.6 million acres of National Wilderness Preservation System land in the Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in Alaska as the "Jay S. Hammond Wilderness Area."
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2017-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 145.
USSB1012IntroNew Mexico Drought Preparedness Act of 2017 This bill directs the Bureau of Reclamation to carry out a water acquisition program in specified basins in New Mexico, under which the bureau shall: (1) make acquisitions of water by lease or purchase of w...
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2017-06-14
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USHB2424IntroTo require the Secretary of the Interior to issue new resource management plans applicable to the Beaver Dam Wash National Conservation Area and the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area and a new amendment to the St. George Field Office Resource Man...
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2017-05-23
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2218IntroTennessee Wilderness Act of 2017 This bill designates specified federal lands in Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee as wilderness and as additions to existing components of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
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2017-05-19
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHR244IntroExpressing support for Japan to end its whaling in all forms and to strengthen measures to conserve whale populations. Urges the United States to: (1) continue to be a global leader in whale conservation and protection, and (2) promote international ...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
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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2017-05-18
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2261IntroMarine Oil Spill Prevention Act
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2017-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USSB513IntroFrank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area Designation Act (Sec. 4) This bill designates approximately 99,653 acres of Forest Service land in Oregon as the "Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area." The specia...
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2017-05-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 84.
USSB590IntroA bill to 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. (Sec. 1) This bill states that the authorization of the Depa...
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2017-05-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 85.
USHB2284IntroNational Monument Designation Transparency and Accountability Act This bill requires the President, before a national monument can be designated on public land, to obtain congressional approval, certify compliance with the National Environmental Poli...
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2017-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB1095IntroA bill to ensure that the Secretary of the Interior collaborates fully with State and local authorities and certain nonprofit entities in managing the Corolla Wild Horse population on Federal land. This bill instructs the Department of the Interior t...
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2017-05-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2323IntroSan Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act This bill establishes the San Gabriel National Recreation Area in California as a unit of the National Park System, consisting of approximately 51,107 acres of identified federal lands and int...
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2017-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB689EngrossBolts Ditch Access and Use Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to permit by special use authorization nonmotorized access and use of the Bolts Ditch headgate and the Bolts Ditch within the Holy Cross Wilderness in Colorado fo...
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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 71.
USSB285IntroBolts Ditch Access and Use Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to permit by special use authorization nonmotorized access and use of the Bolts Ditch headgate and the Bolts Ditch within the Holy Cross Wilderness in Colorado fo...
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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 66.
USSB225IntroMount 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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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 65.
USSB617IntroLower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate specified segments of the Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook in Connecticut as components of the National Wil...
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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 68.
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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2017-05-04
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1053IntroA bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to issue new resource management plans applicable to the Beaver Dam Wash National Conservation Area and the Red Cliffs National Conservation Area and a new amendment to the St. George Field Office Resou...
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2017-05-04
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB287IntroA bill to update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion in, the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. (Sec. 1) This bill revises the title, number, and date of the map depicting the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monu...
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2017-05-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 52.
USHB2135IntroNorthern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act This bill designates specified National Forest System lands, National Park System lands, and public lands in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming as wilderness and as components or additions to exi...
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2017-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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