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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
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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
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017
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2017-06-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 162.
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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2017-06-27
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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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
USSB483IntroWild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act 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; and (2) c...
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2017-03-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB962IntroPreserve Fishing on Wild and Scenic River Act This bill prohibits a person from operating an aquaculture facility unless the Department of the Interior certifies that the facility will not discharge a pollutant into a river any segment of which is a ...
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2017-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB1056IntroMolalla River Wild and Scenic Rivers Act This bill amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate specified segments of the Molalla River in Oregon as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. The bill renames the Squaw Creek in O...
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2017-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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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2017-02-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB847IntroTo preserve the name of the Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, and for other purposes. This bill declares that the wildlife refuge in Missouri that is the subject of the Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge Comprehensive Conservation Plan, as appr...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB827IntroImperial Valley Desert Conservation and Recreation Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to convey to the state of California approximately 934 acres of specified public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in San ...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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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2017-02-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB222IntroTo amend the National Marine Sanctuaries Act to prescribe an additional requirement for the designation of marine sanctuaries off the coast of Alaska, and for other purposes. This bill amends the National Marine Sanctuaries Act to prohibit the Depart...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB310IntroSouthwestern Oregon Watershed and Salmon Protection Act This bill 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...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB577IntroTo designate a peak in the State of Nevada as Maude Frazier Mountain. This bill designates the peak of Frenchman Mountain in Nevada as the "Maude Frazier Mountain."
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSJR18IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closur...
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2017-02-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHJR45IntroDisapproving the rule submitted by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior relating to management of non-Federal oil and gas rights. This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlif...
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2017-01-30
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHJR49IntroProviding 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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2017-01-30
To House Natural Resources Committee
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