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USHB4690Intro
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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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2022-09-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 18.
USSB3571Intro
25%
Promotes the remediation of abandoned hardrock mine sites by Good Samaritans. A Good Samaritan means a person that is (1) not a past or current owner or operator of the abandoned site; (2) had no role in the creation of the historic mine residue; and...
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2022-09-29
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water. Hearings held.
USSJR55Engross
50%
This joint resolution nullifies the final rule issued by the Council on Environmental Quality titled National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Regulations Revisions and published on April 20, 2022. The rule restores regulatory provisions issued ...
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2022-09-21
Star Print ordered on the joint resolution.
USHB5376PassTITLE I--COMMITTEE ON FINANCE Subtitle A--Deficit Reduction Part 1--Corporate Tax Reform (Sec. 10101) This act imposes an alternative minimum tax of 15% of the average annual adjusted financial statement income of domestic corporations (excluding Sub...
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2022-08-16
Became Public Law No: 117-169.
USSB3451PassExpands 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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2022-08-16
Became Public Law No: 117-173.
USHB3684PassAmong other provisions, this bill provides new funding for infrastructure projects, including for roads, bridges, and major projects; passenger and freight rail; highway and pedestrian safety; public transit; broadband; ports and waterways; airports;...
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2022-08-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB3743Engross
50%
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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2022-08-02
By Senator Carper from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 117-137.
USHB2021Intro
25%
Establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 21.
USHB7289Engross
50%
Requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to complete various studies and reports related to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances,...
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2022-07-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1493Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to complete a landscape assessment of the Seeley Lake Ranger District of the Lolo National Forest in Montana, designates areas in the forest for recreation and as wilderness, and otherwise revises provisio...
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2022-07-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Failed to report favorably.
USSB3046Intro
25%
Authorizes the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to enter into a contract or agreement with another entity to conduct a Root and Stem project, which is a stewardship end result contracting project that is proposed prior to comple...
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2022-07-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2187Intro
25%
Authorizes appropriations through FY2026 to the Department of Transportation (DOT) to provide parking for commercial motor vehicles on the federal-aid highway system. DOT must provide competitive grants to states, metropolitan planning organizations,...
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2022-07-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB1345Intro
25%
Requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a national mercury monitoring program. Under the program, the EPA must track and report on long-term changes of mercury concentrations in air, water, soil, and fish and wildlife. In addi...
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2022-07-13
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USSB4136Intro
25%
Authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out activities concerning water resources development projects, ecosystem restoration, flood control, water supply and wastewater infrastructure, or navigation.
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2022-06-22
By Senator Carper from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 117-124.
USSB2150Intro
25%
Directs the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to jointly establish a commission to study and make recommendations to improve federal policies relating to wildland fire prevention, mitigatio...
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2022-06-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 427.
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.
USSB2194Intro
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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.
USHB575Intro
25%
Establishes a new process for approving the construction and operation of energy infrastructure across an international border of the United States and replaces the existing process established under specified executive orders. Specifically, this bil...
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2022-06-14
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Mullin. Petition No: 117-15. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB2073Intro
25%
Places restrictions and requirements on certain mining projects until the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) determines whether such projects pose risks to human health. The bill applies to mountaintop-removal coal mining projects that use...
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2022-06-09
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1264Intro
25%
Makes vacant grazing allotments temporarily available to holders of grazing permits or leases after a natural disaster.The Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall make available to the holder of a grazing permit or l...
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2022-06-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2568Intro
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Directs the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish an Open Access Evapotranspiration (OpenET) Data Program under which the USGS shall provide for delivering satellite-based evapotranspiration data to advance the quantification of evaporation and ...
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2022-06-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB3709Intro
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Provides for vegetation management projects and timber production projects on certain National Forest System lands in Montana, South Dakota, and Wyoming. The bill directs the Forest Service to issue one or more decisions using expedited authorities f...
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2022-06-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB4231Intro
25%
A bill to support water infrastructure in Reclamation States, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
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
USHB1437Engross
50%
Directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to take actions regarding precipitation estimation. NOAA must seek to enter an agreement with the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine to conduct a study on the st...
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2022-05-12
Received in the Senate.
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.
USHB4521Engross
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Addresses U.S. technology and communications, foreign relations and national security, domestic manufacturing, education, trade, and other matters. Among other provisions, the bill provides funding for FY2022-FY2026 to support U.S. semiconductor manu...
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2022-05-05
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB173Intro
25%
Provides for the conservation of specified lands in Colorado. Specifically, the bill designates specified federal lands within the White River National Forest as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, the proposed Williams Fork Mo...
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2022-05-03
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Failed to report favorably.
USSB4112Intro
25%
A bill to address issues involving the economic statecraft of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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.
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.
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
USHB7247Intro
25%
Makes amendments to the Apex Project, Nevada Land Transfer and Authorization Act of 1989, which provided Clark County, Nevada, with the option to acquire certain federal land referred to as the Apex Site for use as sites for industries that generate ...
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2022-03-28
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7207Intro
25%
Requires the President to prohibit the importation of petroleum products from Venezuela. Petroleum product means crude oil, residual fuel oil, or any refined petroleum product, including natural gas liquid product. The President may modify or remove ...
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2022-03-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103.
USHB7012Intro
25%
To provide appropriations for certain activities relating to Ukraine, prohibit the importation of certain petroleum products from Russia, Iran, and Venezuela, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHJR73Intro
25%
This joint resolution expresses that Congress recognizes that the United States' nuclear testing program and radioactive waste disposal in the Marshall Islands caused irreparable material and intangible harm to the people of those islands, apologizes...
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2022-03-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSJR40Intro
25%
This joint resolution expresses that Congress recognizes that the United States' nuclear testing program and radioactive waste disposal in the Marshall Islands caused irreparable material and intangible harm to the people of those islands, apologizes...
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2022-03-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1583Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through September 30, 2034, activities to restore Lake Tahoe and its surrounding basin. Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake on the border of California and Nevada.
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2022-02-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 286.
USHR937Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that it is the duty of the federal government to carry out specified actions, including enacting a balanced budget amendment and abolishing the Department of Education.
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2022-02-23
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6617PassProvides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies and extends several expiring authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to federal agencies through the earlier of March 11, 2022, or the enactment of t...
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2022-02-18
Became Public Law No: 117-86.
USHB4609Intro
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Reauthorizes the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) through FY2026 and establishes programs and activities. The bill sets forth requirements for supporting basic measurement science, technology research for engineering biology, bio...
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2022-02-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 177.
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.
USSB2264Intro
25%
Provides federal housing assistance to Indians and Native Hawaiians. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes through FY2032 and otherwise revises the Indian Housing Block Grant program and the Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant program. Among other revi...
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2022-02-16
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB140Intro
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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.
USSB381Intro
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Provides statutory authority for the National Ocean Mapping, Exploration, and Characterization Council and revises several programs at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that support ocean and coastal mapping, hydrographic sur...
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2022-02-15
By Senator Cantwell from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 117-76.
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