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USHB1107IntroPershing 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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2017-09-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 243.
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.
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017
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2017-09-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1833IntroHardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2017
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2017-09-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2374IntroEastern 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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2017-09-14
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 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to adjust the eastern boundary of the Deschutes Canyon-Steelhead Falls Wilderness Study Area in Oregon to exclude approximately 832 acres, as depicted on the ma...
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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
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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.
USHB381EngrossTo 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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2017-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 148.
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.
USSB117IntroAlex Diekmann Peak Designation Act of 2017 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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2017-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 124.
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
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
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.
USHB699EngrossMount 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. 72.
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
USSB501IntroEast 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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2017-05-03
An errata sheet on written report No. 115-42 was printed. (text: 115S.Rept.42 errata)
USSB432IntroCerros 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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2017-05-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 54.
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
USSB973IntroTennessee Wilderness Act This bill designates specified federal lands in Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee as wilderness and as additions to the National Wilderness Preservation System.
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2017-04-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB948IntroAmerica's Red Rock Wilderness Act of 2017 This bill 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) H...
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2017-04-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB49IntroAmerican Energy Independence and Job Creation Act This bill directs the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to implement a competitive leasing program for the exploration, development, and production of the oil and gas resources on the Coastal Plain, Arc...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USSB936IntroNorthern 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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2017-04-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2104IntroMorley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area Boundary Modification Act of 2017
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2017-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB2032IntroCorolla Wild Horses Protection Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to enter into an agreement within 180 days with the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, Currituck County, North Carolina, and the state of North Carolina to provide for the mana...
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2017-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2044IntroAmerica's Red Rock Wilderness Act This bill 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 Mou...
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2017-04-19
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1889IntroUdall-Eisenhower Arctic Wilderness Act This bill designates approximately 1,559,538 acres of land within Alaska in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
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2017-04-11
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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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2017-04-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1728IntroTo modify the boundaries of the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, and for other purposes.
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2017-04-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB820IntroA bill to designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness. This bill amends the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to designate approximately 1,559,538 acres of land within Alaska in the Arctic Nationa...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHJR69PassProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to "Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wi...
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2017-04-03
Became Public Law No: 115-20. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1535IntroLower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act 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 Wild and Sce...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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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2017-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1438IntroRefuge From Cruel Trapping Act This bill amends the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to prohibit the use or possession of body-gripping traps in the National Wildlife Refuge System. The bill imposes on persons who possess or...
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2017-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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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2017-03-15
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1308IntroFrank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area Designation Act This bill designates approximately 99,653 acres of Forest Service land in Oregon as the "Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area."
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2017-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB1285IntroWild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 2017 This bill 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; a...
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2017-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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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2017-03-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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