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USHB5441Intro
25%
Addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pain, distress, inflammation, or lameness. Specifically, the bill expands soring regulation and enfor...
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2022-06-23
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 0 .
USSB4321Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Save Our Seas 2.0 Act to improve the administration of the Marine Debris Foundation, to amend the Marine Debris Act to improve the administration of the Marine Debris Program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,...
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2022-06-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB66PassAddresses harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the South Florida ecosystem. An algal bloom is a rapid growth of algae that may create toxic or hypoxic (severely low-oxygen) conditions that are harmful to humans, animals, aquatic ecosystems, and the ec...
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2022-06-16
Became Public Law No: 117-144. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4420Intro
25%
A bill to provide for advancements in carbon removal research, quantification, and commercialization, including by harnessing natural processes, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB4415Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize and modify the Lake Champlain Basin Program, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-16
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2773Engross
50%
Provides funding for the conservation or restoration of wildlife and plant species of greatest conservation need, including endangered or threatened species. For example, the bill provides funding for the wildlife conservation and restoration program...
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2022-06-15
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 424.
USSB3069Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2027 the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 1990.
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2022-06-15
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USSB2194Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for the Coastal Program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Among other things, the program identifies the most important natural resource problems and solutions in priority coastal ecosystems in partnership with feder...
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2022-06-15
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USHB8059Intro
25%
To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out certain activities to improve recycling and composting programs in the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-15
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB7283Intro
25%
To amend the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to make certain activities eligible for grants from the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-09
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB4244Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to prohibit the manufacture, processing, use, and distribution in commerce of commercial asbestos and mixtures and articles containing commercial asbestos, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-09
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Chemical Safety, Waste Management, Environmental Justice, and Regulatory Oversight. Hearings held.
USHB7937Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, to establish a program to facilitate coal mine reclamation and award grants to certain States and Indian Tribes to carry out coal mine r...
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2022-06-09
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB8013Intro
25%
To establish the Committee on Large-Scale Carbon Management in the Department of Energy and a Federal Carbon Removal Initiative, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-09
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHR1158Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes World Oceans Day and affirms the individual and collective duty, both nationally and internationally, to protect, conserve, maintain, and rebuild our oceans and its resources. It also expresses commitment to increasing the ...
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2022-06-08
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7879Intro
25%
To require the Comptroller General of the United States to study radiological contamination in Coldwater Creek, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7897Intro
25%
To require manufacturers of PFAS to submit analytical reference standards to the Environmental Protection Agency, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7870Intro
25%
Expands the expedited environmental review and permitting process under Title 41 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, commonly known as FAST-41, to include certain computer-related infrastructure projects. Specifically, the bill...
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2022-05-24
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7861Intro
25%
Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to issue a final rule that prohibits certain discharges of plastic pellets and other preproduction plastic into waters of the United States.
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2022-05-23
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB4279Intro
25%
A bill to increase efficiency and conservation in public water systems, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-19
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4280Intro
25%
A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to remove carbon dioxide directly from ambient air or seawater, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7847Intro
25%
To increase efficiency and conservation in public water systems, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7797Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of the Army to carry out a study relating to projects to restore the Florida Central Gulf Coastal Shellfish and Seagrass habitat, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB7810Intro
25%
To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to prohibit the manufacture, processing, use, and distribution in commerce of commercial asbestos and mixtures and articles containing commercial asbestos, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7289Intro
25%
Requires various studies and reports on the exposure, hazards, and management of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly referred to as PFAS. These substances are man-made and may have adverse human health effects. A variety of produc...
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2022-05-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7771Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of the Army and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct a study analyzing the cost to permit applicants and permit holders of complying with sections 402 and 404 of the Federal Water Pollution Cont...
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2022-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB7696Intro
25%
To establish effluent limitations guidelines and standards and water quality criteria for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB7731Intro
25%
Requires information to be provided to the public about the risks associated with the improper use of gasoline containing 15% ethanol by volume, commonly known as E 15 fuel, in certain vehicles, engines, and equipment. Specifically, the bill directs ...
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2022-05-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4161Intro
25%
A bill to establish effluent limitations guidelines and standards and water quality criteria for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB7654Intro
25%
To codify certain regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-03
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB3742Intro
25%
Requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a pilot grant program for improving recycling accessibility in communities. The EPA may award grants to states, local governments, Indian tribes, or public-private partnerships.
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2022-04-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 357.
USSB3743Intro
25%
Establishes data collection and reporting requirements concerning recycling and composting programs. For example, the Environmental Protection Agency must report on the capability of the United States to implement a national composting strategy for c...
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2022-04-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 358.
USHB7597Intro
25%
To protect firefighters from exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.
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2022-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHR1075Intro
25%
This resolution urges (1) the President to issue a proclamation recognizing Earth Day; and (2) governments and people to continue building upon the Paris Agreement and other efforts to ensure that future generations inherit a livable, sustainable, an...
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2022-04-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2372Intro
25%
Provides funding for (1) the conservation or restoration of wildlife and plant species of greatest conservation need; (2) the wildlife conservation strategies of states, territories, or the District of Columbia; and (3) wildlife conservation educatio...
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2022-04-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 354.
USHB5973Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2028 the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 1990.
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2022-04-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1146Intro
25%
Revises the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program which restores land and water adversely impacted by surface coal mines that were abandoned before August 3, 1977. A state with an approved reclamation program may enter into a memorandum of understa...
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2022-04-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 215.
USSB4076Intro
25%
A bill to protect firefighters from exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.
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2022-04-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB7266Intro
25%
Amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) to prohibit local regulations relating to the sale, distribution, labeling, application, or use of any pesticide or device subject to regulation by a state or the Environmental Pr...
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2022-04-18
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB7520Intro
25%
To direct the Corps of Engineers to develop a comprehensive plan for Lake Okeechobee and northern estuaries ecosystem restoration, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-15
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHR1048Intro
25%
Recognizing small business leadership in combating climate change.
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2022-04-07
To House Small Business Committee
USHR1049Intro
25%
Recognizing the significance of California ricelands to wildlife conservation.
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2022-04-07
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7486Intro
25%
To promote environmental literacy.
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2022-04-07
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB4041Intro
25%
A bill to promote environmental literacy.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7481Intro
25%
To prohibit the obligation or expenditure of funds relating to the Office for Environmental Justice and any other program, project, or activity relating to climate change of the Department of Justice, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7434Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Energy to remove carbon dioxide directly from ambient air or seawater, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7363Intro
25%
To amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to clarify the responsibility of landowners who do not participate in the operation of oil facilities, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-04
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB5715Intro
25%
To reauthorize the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-31
Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States held a hearing.
USHB7131Intro
25%
To promote economic growth and recovery throughout the Great Lakes region, to restore and to protect America's principal source of fresh water, which holds twenty percent of the world's freshwater, making it the largest system in the world, to foster...
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2022-03-31
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4011-4012)
USSB3957Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to make certain activities eligible for grants from the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7197Intro
25%
To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to further restrict the Secretary of the Interior from designating certain lands used for national defense-related purposes as critical habitats for any species under that Act and to broaden exclusions and ...
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2022-03-24
To House Natural Resources Committee
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