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USHB6106IntroCommon Sense Permitting Act
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2018-09-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 743.
USSB1586EngrossGreat Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2017 This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to update at least once every seven years its environmental sensitivity index products for each coastal area of the Great L...
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2018-09-10
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USSB1417EngrossSage-Grouse and Mule Deer Habitat Conservation and Restoration Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Interior to categorically exclude vegetative management activities that establish or improve habitat for greater sage-grouse and mule deer ...
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2018-09-07
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6088IntroSPEED Act Streamlining Permitting Efficiencies in Energy Development Act
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2018-09-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 714.
USHB4606EngrossEnsuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act This bill amends the Natural Gas Act to state that an application under the Natural Gas Act for the importation or exportation of natural gas that does not exceed 0.14 billion cubic feet per day shall...
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2018-09-06
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2602IntroUSE IT Act Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies This bill amends the Clean Air Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish: (1) a competitive prize program for certain technology projects that capture...
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2018-09-04
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 115-328.
USSB1030IntroA bill to require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to submit to Congress a report on certain hydropower projects. This bill directs the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to submit to Congress a report on hydropower projects that: id...
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2018-07-31
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 115-310.
USSB756EngrossSave Our Seas Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Marine Debris Act to revise the Marine Debris Program to require the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to work with: (1) other agencies to address both land- and sea-based s...
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2018-07-26
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB3272IntroHaiti and Armenia Reforestation Act of 2018
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2018-07-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6503IntroHaiti and Armenia Reforestation Act of 2018
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2018-07-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6468IntroImproving Science in Chemical Assessments Act
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2018-07-24
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 13.
USHB6457IntroCarbon Utilization Act of 2018
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2018-07-19
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB3906EngrossInnovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act of 2018 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide grants to eligible higher education institutions and research institutions to establish and maintain between three and five cente...
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2018-07-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB200EngrossStrengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2022 the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). Revisions are made to: (1) requirements for...
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2018-07-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6364IntroLAMP Act of 2018 Localizing Authority of Management Plans Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA) to revise requirements governing cooperative management agreements to manage areas established for the conservation of end...
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6107IntroEnding Duplicative Permitting Act
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2018-06-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 13.
USHB857EngrossCalifornia 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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2018-06-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2997IntroCarbon Utilization Act of 2018
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2018-06-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB5763IntroAlbatross and Petrel Conservation Act This bill authorizes the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to promulgate regulations to implement and enforce the Agreement on the Conservation of Al...
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2018-05-30
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB2155PassEconomic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act TITLE I--IMPROVING CONSUMER ACCESS TO MORTGAGE CREDIT (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to allow a depository institution or credit union with assets below a sp...
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2018-05-24
Became Public Law No: 115-174.
USHB2908IntroClimate Change National Security Strategy Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4096IntroCarbon Capture Prize Act The bill directs the Department of Energy to carry out a competition to award prizes for technology that reduces the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, including through emissions reductions or capturing or sequester...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3661IntroHABS Act of 2017 Harmful Algal Blooms Solutions Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB3665IntroSouth Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4586IntroGeoengineering Research Evaluation Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB5031IntroChallenges & Prizes for Climate Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB2830IntroMethane Emissions Mitigation Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB2923IntroGulf States Coordination Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHR802IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of World Water Day.
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB5604IntroHealthy Environment for Children Act This bill prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency from reducing, consolidating, or terminating the offices and activities (e.g., intramural grants, extramural grants, and research) of the National Center for...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4426IntroSustainable Energy Development Reform Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB5212IntroGREENER Fuels Act Growing Renewable Energy through Existing and New Environmentally Responsible Fuels Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB5745IntroFossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB2261IntroMarine Oil Spill Prevention Act This bill address issues related to preventing and responding to oil spills. This bill amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 to extend the moratorium on oil and gas leasing in certain areas in the Gulf ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB2719IntroCoastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act of 2009 to require the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to conduct and update at least once every s...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB3247IntroProtect United States Security in the Arctic Act of 2017 This bill instructs the President to submit to Congress a strategy to protect U.S. interests in the Arctic region. Such strategy shall include goals to: improve telecommunications, navigation, ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB2882IntroOcean Acidification Innovation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act of 2009 to authorize a federal agency with a representative serving on the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Acidification to car...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4417IntroHarmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2017 This bill amends the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 1998 to reauthorize for FY2019-FY2023 the national harmful algal bloom and hypoxia program an...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB3604IntroNational Flood Research and Education Center Act This bill establishes within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) a National Flood Research and Education Center (NFREC), which shall consist of: (1) an office within NOAA; (2) on...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB1756IntroRebuild America Now Act
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2018-05-15
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB1405IntroFederal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill reauthorizes through FY2021 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and specified FAA programs. The bill revises requirements for the airport improvement program and pilot progra...
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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 407.
USHB4EngrossFAA Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 401.
USHB5411IntroAIPM Act of 2018 Areawide Integrated Pest Management Act of 2018 This bill amends the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 to expand the Department of Agriculture (USDA) Integrated Research, Education, and Extension Comp...
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2018-04-30
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB3144EngrossTo provide for operations of the Federal Columbia River Power System pursuant to a certain operation plan for a specified period of time, and for other purposes. (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Bureau of Reclamation, the Bonneville Power Administrati...
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2018-04-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5606IntroClimate Change Education Act
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2018-04-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2740IntroClimate Change Education Act
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2018-04-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2722IntroEnvironmental Justice Right to Know Act of 2018
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2018-04-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5548IntroWater, Cosmetics, and Unwanted Pharmaceuticals Study Act This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out a study on the presence of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in sources of drin...
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2018-04-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB520IntroNational Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act This bill addresses the mine permitting process. Under the bill, projects that provide minerals vital to job creation, energy infrastructure, American economic competitiveness, and national secu...
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2018-04-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 482.
USHB5378IntroRAPID Act Reducing Antiquated Permitting for Infrastructure Deployments Act
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2018-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
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