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USHB6107IntroEnding Duplicative Permitting Act
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2018-11-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 785.
USHB4239IntroSECURE American Energy Act Strengthening the Economy with Critical Untapped Resources to Expand American Energy Act Accessing Strategic Resources Offshore Act or the ASTRO Act This bill addresses offshore and onshore oil and gas resources on the oute...
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2018-11-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 781.
USHB210IntroNative American Energy Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to allow the Department of the Interior, an affected Indian tribe, or a certified third-party appraiser under contract with the Indian tribe to appraise Indian land or...
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2018-10-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 775.
USSB3021PassAmerica's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 This bill designates the U.S. courthouse at 300 South Fourth Street in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as the "Diana E. Murphy United States Courthouse."
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2018-10-23
Became Public Law No: 115-270.
USSB3508PassSave Our Seas Act of 2018
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2018-10-11
Became Public Law No: 115-265.
USHB302PassSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill extends the liability insurance coverage of a state-licensed medical professional to another state when the professional provides medical services to an athlete, athletic team, or team ...
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2018-10-05
Became Public Law No: 115-254.
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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2018-10-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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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2018-10-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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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2018-10-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2249IntroRio Puerco Watershed Management Program Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to permanently reauthorize the Rio Puerco Management Committee and the Rio Puerco Watershed Management Prog...
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2018-10-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2290IntroWildfire Management Technology Advancement Act of 2018
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2018-10-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB7024IntroFederal Flood Management Act of 2018 This bill directs executive agencies, including military departments, to reduce the risk of flood losses, minimize flood impacts, and restore and preserve natural floodplains. Agencies must also: (1) evaluate the ...
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2018-10-02
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB237IntroIntegrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act Amendments of 2017 This bill reauthorizes through FY2022 and revises the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009.
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2018-09-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6944IntroClean Water Through Green Infrastructure Act 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 centers o...
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2018-09-27
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB6951IntroGet the Lead Out of Schools Act This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to promulgate a national primary drinking water regulation for schools and day care facilities that: (1) establishes a l...
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2018-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2018-09-26
Committee Hearings Held.
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.
USSB2078IntroAdvancing Conservation and Education Act This bill allows the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming (western states) to relinquish state land gran...
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2018-08-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
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
USHB4257EngrossAdvancing Conservation and Education Act This bill allows the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming (western states) to relinquish state land gran...
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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
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