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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)
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.
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.
USHB7776Engross
50%
Authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out activities concerning water resources development projects, water supply and wastewater infrastructure, flood control, navigation, or ecosystem restoration, such as shoreline restoration. In ad...
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2022-06-09
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 399.
USSB953Intro
25%
Establishes a funding source for certain water resources development projects in western states. The bill also reauthorizes and expands existing water resources development programs, as well as establishes new programs. Specifically, the bill establi...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. 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.
USSB3429Intro
25%
Requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to convene an Alaska Salmon Research Task Force. The task force must review and report on research about the Pacific salmon in Alaska, identify applied research needed to better understand ...
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2022-05-11
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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
USHB6651Engross
50%
Requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to convene an Alaska Salmon Research Task Force. The task force must review and report on research about the Pacific salmon in Alaska, identify applied research needed to better understand ...
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2022-04-27
Received in the Senate.
USHB6865Engross
50%
Authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for the Federal Maritime Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard, including appropriations for acquiring icebreaker vessels. It also revises a variety of requirements concerning the Coast Guard's personnel, operat...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4458Intro
25%
Directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to award grants to carry out projects related to the conservation, restoration, or management of kelp forest ecosystems. NOAA shall award grants for projects that address greatest rel...
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2022-02-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 19.
USHB3540Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2025 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Chesapeake Bay Office and revises requirements concerning the office and its activities. It also authorizes the office to establish a Chesapeake Bay watershed education...
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2022-02-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4677Intro
25%
Requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to establish the New York-New Jersey Watershed Restoration Program, a nonregulatory program, to coordinate restoration and protection activities among government entities and conservation partners throughou...
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2022-02-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 18.
USSB140Intro
25%
Addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. Specifically, it expands requirements related to a study of the scientific workforce in areas of oceanic and atmospheric research and development. For e...
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2022-02-15
By Senator Cantwell from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 117-74.
USSB1289Intro
25%
Provides support for efforts to protect marine mammals. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes through FY2026 and generally revises the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program, including by renaming the program as the John H. Pres...
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2022-02-15
By Senator Cantwell from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 117-77.
USSB1894Intro
25%
Allows the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to designate and support Regional Ocean Partnerships between coastal states that share a common ocean or coastal area. Specifically, NOAA may designate a partnership as a Regional Ocea...
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2022-02-15
By Senator Cantwell from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 117-78.
USHB6680Intro
25%
To establish the Integrated Blue Economy and Blue Energy Technologies Program, and a Blue Economy Center of Excellence, to support research and development of blue energy technologies.
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2022-02-09
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB4092Intro
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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2022-01-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4057Intro
25%
Authorizes the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to issue regulations to implement and enforce the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, done at Cape Town, South Afric...
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2022-01-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2872Intro
25%
The bill requires the development of an integrated national approach to help fish, wildlife, and plants adapt to extreme weather changes and climate change. Specifically, the bill requires the President to establish an interagency National Fish, Wild...
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2022-01-19
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 18.
USSB46Intro
25%
Addresses the conservation and sustainability of coral reef ecosystems. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Coral Reef Conservation Program; directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to pr...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 223.
USSB1201Intro
25%
Sets out priorities for climate action, clean energy, energy diplomacy, reduced deforestation, and related U.S. foreign policy. The Department of State must incorporate climate action and climate diplomacy across all bureaus and U.S. missions abroad....
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2021-12-15
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.
USHB6258Intro
25%
To establish a regulatory system for sustainable offshore aquaculture in the United States exclusive economic zone, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
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.
USHB5345Intro
25%
Requires the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a Saline Lake Ecosystems in the Great Basin States Assessment and Monitoring Program. Under the program, the USGS must assess, monitor, and conserve saline lake ecosystems in the Great Basin as ...
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2021-11-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4690Intro
25%
Sets forth and revises various provisions relating to fisheries conservation and management, including to increase the adaptive capacity of fishery management to the impacts of climate change, implement working waterfront plans, establish an innovati...
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2021-11-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2806Intro
25%
Provides for programs and activities in support of forest restoration, wildfire mitigation, and energy resilience. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall select landscape-scale forest restoration projects located west of the 100th meridian to imp...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. 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.
USHB160Intro
25%
Addresses the conservation and sustainability of coral reef ecosystems. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Coral Reef Conservation Program; directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to pr...
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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2946Intro
25%
Requires the Department of the Navy to notify Congress when a vessel that is a viable candidate for artificial reefing (intentionally sinking a vessel to promote marine life) is to be stricken from the Naval Vessel Register. Specifically, the Navy mu...
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2021-10-06
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2633Intro
25%
Directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish grant programs to support living shoreline projects and research on nature-based infrastructure. NOAA must award grants to state or local governments, nonprofit organizat...
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2021-08-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2613Intro
25%
Provides support through programs and financial assistance for climate change planning, mitigation, adaptation, and resilience in U.S. territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands), the Freely ...
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2021-08-04
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2848Intro
25%
Provides support for efforts to protect marine mammals. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes through FY2026 and generally revises the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program, including by renaming the program as the John H. Pres...
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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3396Intro
25%
Requires the Department of the Interior to provide financial assistance for the conservation of butterflies and moths in North America; plant species in Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands; freshwater mussels in the United ...
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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4235Intro
25%
Directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish grant programs to support living shoreline projects and research on nature-based infrastructure. NOAA must award grants to state or local governments, nonprofit organizat...
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2021-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB4549Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energy (DOE), and independent agencies such as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The bill...
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2021-07-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 71.
USSB2377Intro
25%
Addresses energy infrastructure, clean energy supply chains, carbon capture and storage, ecosystem restoration, and western water infrastructure. Specifically, the bill establishes new programs or expands existing programs to support energy infrastru...
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2021-07-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 104.
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.
USHB2780Intro
25%
Provides support through programs and financial assistance for climate change planning, mitigation, adaptation, and resilience in U.S. territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) and the Free...
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2021-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
USHB2816Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish the Forest Service Legacy Roads and Trails Remediation Program. Specifically, under the program, the Forest Service, taking into account predicted changes in weather and hydrology related to g...
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2021-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3534Intro
25%
Provides for programs and activities in support of forest restoration, wildfire mitigation, and energy resilience. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall select landscape-scale forest restoration projects to implement on National Forest System la...
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2021-07-07
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
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.
USHB660Intro
25%
Requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish a grant program for states, tribal and local governments, and other entities to implement projects that restore a marine, estuarine, coastal, or Great Lakes habitat, or ...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3864Intro
25%
Directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide grants to certain entities, including the academic community and seafood industry, to conduct research on the conservation, restoration, or management of oysters in estuari...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB1689Intro
25%
Addresses offshore wind development in certain submerged lands off the U.S. territories and coral reef conservation. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of the Interior to study the feasibility of conducting wind lease sales on the Outer C...
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2021-06-22
Committee 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.
USHB3892Intro
25%
Funds through FY2030 and expands the National Ocean and Coastal Security Fund. The fund must be used by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to award grants for protecting, conserving, rest...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB2750Intro
25%
Addresses the protection and restoration of coastal blue carbon ecosystems, which are vegetated coastal habitats and include mangroves, tidal marshes, and other tidal or salt water wetland that have the ability to sequester and store carbon. Specific...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3817Intro
25%
Allows the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to designate and support Regional Ocean Partnerships between coastal states that share a common ocean or coastal area. Specifically, NOAA may designate a partnership as a Regional Ocea...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
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