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USHB1389IntroTo amend the Plant Protection Act for purposes of mitigating the threat of invasive species, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-05
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB587IntroRevises requirements under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program for the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant in San Diego, California. Currently, the plant must meet standards established under the NPDES permit ...
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2021-03-24
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 54 - 2.
USHB1144IntroProvides support for the restoration and protection of the Puget Sound, an estuary in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Washington. Specifically, the bill establishes a Puget Sound Recovery National Program Office within the Environmental Protection...
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2021-03-24
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 54 - 3.
USHB2008IntroTo amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to nonpoint source management, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-24
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB692IntroSets forth requirements for determining the venue for judicial review of an agency action under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA). Specifically, the bill requires a proceeding for judicial review of an agency's compliance with NEPA...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB959IntroTo end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB939IntroExempts wildfire mitigation activities conducted within 300 feet of a road from all laws governing environmental review of proposed agency actions or protection of endangered or threatened species. Mitigation activities are those that are conducted b...
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2021-03-09
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB943IntroTo address social determinants of maternal health with respect to pregnant and postpartum individuals, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-09
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB940IntroRevises requirements related to vegetation management practices and forest management activities. The bill redefines hazard trees as trees that come within 50 feet (rather than 10 feet, as under current law) of an electric power line. Hazard trees ar...
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2021-03-09
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB869IntroAuthorizes the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, the Interior, Health and Human Services, and Transportation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Science Foundation, and Environmental Protect...
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2021-03-03
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB803EngrossProvides for the preservation, conservation, and recreational use of public lands, including in Arizona, California, Maine, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, Washington, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In Colorado, the bill designates wilderness, potent...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1437IntroTo amend the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017 to direct the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide comprehensive and regularly updated Federal precipitation information, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Environment
USSB487IntroA bill to make supplemental appropriations for the Departments of Agriculture, the Interior, Homeland Security, Labor, and Commerce for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB486IntroA bill to amend the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to establish the Rural Innovation and Partnership Administration and to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to establish the Rural Future Partnership Fund to i...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1325IntroTo direct the Secretary of the Interior to issue an oil and gas leasing program under section 18 of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1388IntroTo require the Secretary of Labor to establish a program to provide grants for job guarantee programs.
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2021-02-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1376IntroTo eliminate lead-based pipe and tap hazards in housing, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB405IntroProvides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB423IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program to protect vulnerable mothers and babies from climate change risks, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1317IntroProvides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-02-24
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB431IntroEstablishes national goals to reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions and improve the resilience of the transportation system. Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish minimum standards for s...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB361IntroModifies the time limit from 150 days to 90 days to file a petition for judicial review of a permit, license, or approval for a highway or public transportation capital project.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB362IntroA bill to amend the FAST Act to improve the Federal permitting process, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB381IntroProvides 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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2021-02-23
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB565IntroAddresses 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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2021-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB346IntroA bill to end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB629IntroRequires the President, before a national monument may be designated on public land, to obtain congressional approval and certify compliance with environmental review requirements. The bill bars the President from declaring any area of the exclusive ...
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2021-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB348IntroA bill to provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and to reform the immigrant visa system, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1177IntroTo provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and to reform the immigrant visa system, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB59IntroRevises provisions related to fishery management activities and otherwise sets forth new requirements related to fisheries. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) must publish every three years a plan to conduct stock assessments ...
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB160IntroAddresses 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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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB273IntroProhibits a person from shipping, transporting, offering for sale, selling, or purchasing a genetically altered finfish (e.g., salmon), or a food product containing those fish, in commerce; having custody, control, or possession of those fish or food...
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB577IntroProvides 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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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB522IntroTo amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require annual lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico region of the outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB456IntroDelays hydraulic fracturing of oil or gas resources on certain federal lands in California. On December 12, 2019, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a record of decision for the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for t...
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB1113IntroRevises requirements for exemptions from the renewable fuel standard (RFS) given to small refineries of crude oil. The existing RFS requires transportation fuel to contain a minimum volume of renewable fuel. The bill establishes an annual deadline fo...
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2021-02-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1187IntroRequires an issuer of securities to annually disclose to shareholders certain environmental, social, and governance metrics and their connection to the long-term business strategy of the issuer. The bill also establishes the Sustainable Finance Advis...
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2021-02-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1126IntroProvides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-02-18
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB878IntroSets forth provisions concerning the restoration, economic development, and conservation of, and recreational access to, certain public lands in California. The bill establishes the South Fork Trinity-Mad River Restoration Area, the California Public...
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB1162IntroProvides funding for FY2021 to the Department of Agriculture, the Department of the Interior, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Commerce primarily for federal land management and other conservation pu...
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2021-02-18
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB1146IntroRevises 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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2021-02-18
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR126IntroThis resolution expresses support for (1) the designation of International Flower Workers' Day to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to practices that respect labor rights in other countries, and (2) the elimination of exploitative labor practices as a ...
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2021-02-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB957IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program to protect vulnerable mothers and babies from climate change risks, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-09
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB867IntroTo reauthorize the high-speed rail corridor development program, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USSB289IntroAuthorizes the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, the Interior, Health and Human Services, and Transportation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Science Foundation, and Environmental Protect...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB277IntroAddresses transfers between Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana of water that contains invasive species. The bill exempts certain water transfers between public water supplies in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana from prohibitions on illegal trade of plants ...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB931IntroAddresses transfers between Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana of water that contains invasive species. The bill exempts certain water transfers between public water supplies in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana from prohibitions on illegal trade of plants ...
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2021-02-08
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB862IntroAuthorizes the Environmental Protection Agency to award grants for developing climate action plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or other air pollutants at ports or port facilities or implementing plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at one ...
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2021-02-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB491IntroRequires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a California New River restoration program for the New River. The river starts in Mexicali, Mexico, flows north into the United States through Calexico, passes through the Imperial Valle...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB712IntroTo direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to enter into appropriate arrangements with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to provide for a report on the health impacts of air traffic noise and pollut...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
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