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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)
USHB3952Intro
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Sets forth the responsibilities of the Chief Scientist of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The President, in appointing the Chief Scientist, shall give due consideration to any recommendations for appointments which may be ...
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2022-06-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 284.
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.
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.
USHR1163Intro
25%
Expressing the need for protecting and conserving at least 50 percent of the lands and oceans in the United States and encouraging diplomatic efforts to achieve this goal worldwide.
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2022-06-09
To House Natural Resources Committee
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.
USSB497PassDirects the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish the American Fisheries Advisory Committee. The committee must provide advice to NOAA on an existing program that awards grants for fisheries research and development proj...
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2022-05-12
Became Public Law No: 117-121. (TXT | PDF)
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.
USHR1106Intro
25%
Expressing support for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, its member states, and the United States-ASEAN Special Summit in Washington, DC, and reaffirming the commitment of the United States to continue to remain a strong, reliable, and acti...
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2022-05-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1101Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should support the safe and responsible development of its energy resources via drilling, in an effort to maintain a robust energy supply chain that promotes national securit...
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2022-05-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4850)
USSR616Intro
25%
A resolution expressing support for the Association of South East Asian Nations, its 10 member states, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, and the United States-ASEAN Special Summit...
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2022-05-05
To Senate Foreign Relations 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.
USSB3591Intro
25%
A bill to strengthen the bilateral partnership between the United States and Ecuador in support of democratic institutions and rule of law, sustainable and inclusive economic growth, and conservation.
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2022-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 320.
USHR1020Intro
25%
This resolution calls on the Biden administration and its officials to maintain the sanctions on the repressive regimes in Venezuela and Iran. The resolution also expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that American energy independence s...
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2022-04-04
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
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
USSB3937Intro
25%
A bill to establish a home-based telemental health care demonstration program for purposes of increasing mental health services in rural medically underserved populations and for individuals in farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.
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2022-03-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7207Intro
25%
To prohibit the importation of petroleum products from Venezuela, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6960Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. energy security and independence, the importation and exportation of fossil fuels, and drawdowns from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Specifically, the bill directs the President to prohibit the importation of fossil fuels from Russia...
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2022-03-21
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB3431Intro
25%
Directs the National and Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish and regularly update a publicly available website that includes hyperlinks to all grants administered by NOAA and hyperlinks to other federal agencies that offer simi...
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2022-03-17
hearing held by Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
USSB3822Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the President from promulgating new oil and gas regulations until after the Russian troops have withdrawn from Ukraine, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-10
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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
USHB6858Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. energy security, the production of oil and gas, and the importation and exportation of oil and gas. Specifically, the President must submit an energy security plan that (1) evaluates U.S. crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas ...
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2022-03-08
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB6944Intro
25%
Expedites approvals for natural gas exports to certain countries, imposes sanctions related to Russia, and addresses various energy-related issues. Under this bill, an application to export natural gas to a country with a mutual defense treaty with t...
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2022-03-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3752Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. energy security, the production of oil and gas, and the importation and exportation of oil and gas. Specifically, the President must submit an energy security plan that (1) evaluates U.S. crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas ...
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2022-03-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR940Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Russian invasion of Ukraine will further weaken global energy security and President Biden should take immediate action to provide allies of the United States with an affordable and secure...
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2022-02-25
To House Energy And Commerce 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.
USSB381Intro
25%
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.
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.
USHB2021Intro
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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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2022-02-15
Committee Hearings Held.
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.
USSB3652Intro
25%
A bill to counter the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine and Eastern European allies, to expedite security assistance to Ukraine to bolster Ukraine's defense capabilities, and to impose sanctions relating to the actions of the Russi...
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2022-02-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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
USSB1747Intro
25%
Directs the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council to submit for approval by the Department of Commerce a modified fishery management plan for the commercial and recreational management of summer flounder, or an amendment to the plan, that is based ...
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2022-02-03
By Senator Cantwell from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 117-66.
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.
USHB1415Intro
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Authorizes the Department of Commerce to award competitive grants to Indian tribes to further achievement of tribal coastal zone objectives. Specifically, these tribal coastal zone objectives include protecting, restoring, or preserving areas in the ...
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2022-01-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 16.
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.
USHB3228Intro
25%
Directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to develop within NOAA a comprehensive suite of products and services with respect to coastal flood, sea level rise, Great Lakes water level, and vertical land motion data. NOAA shall...
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2022-01-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB1605PassAuthorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides or extends procurement authority for certain helicopters and amphibious shipbuilding programs; imposes variou...
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2021-12-27
Became Public Law No: 117-81. (TXT | PDF)
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.
USSB1995Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2026 and modifies use of the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, which provides funding for several things, including fisheries conservation and management, water and boating infrastructure, and recreational boating ...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 218.
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
USHB6235Intro
25%
Limits the drawdown of petroleum in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve until the Department of Energy develops a plan to increase the percentage of federal lands leased for oil and gas production.
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2021-12-10
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USSB3353Intro
25%
A bill to provide solutions to the United States energy crisis, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-09
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB6158Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense to study and report on the challenges posed by the emergence of Chinese militia fleets in the South China Sea.
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2021-12-07
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB2887Intro
25%
Directs the Department of the Interior to establish an outdoor recreation legacy partnership grant program under which Interior may award grants to states, certain political subdivisions of a state, special purpose districts, Indian tribes, or Alaska...
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2021-12-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
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