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USHB7954IntroTropical Forest and Coral Reef Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2020 This bill extends through FY2025 authority for debt-for-nature swaps and debt buyback programs that reduce or convert debt obligations from eligible countries to the United State...
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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB910EngrossNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the National Sea Grant College Program, through which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) supports university-based pro...
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2020-11-17
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB1342EngrossGreat Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2019 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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2020-11-17
Held at the desk.
USSB1069EngrossDigital Coast Act This bill provides statutory authority for and revises the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Digital Coast program. (The program currently exists under NOAA to provide data, tools, and training that communit...
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2020-11-17
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB3919IntroCOASTS Act Creating Opportunity And Sustainability Through Science Act This bill directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to implement a competitive grant program focused on interdisciplinary coastal resilience and sustainability a...
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2020-11-17
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3548IntroBLUE GLOBE Act Bolstering Long-Term Understanding and Exploration of the Great Lakes, Oceans, Bays, and Estuaries Act This bill addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. Specifically, the bill i...
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2020-11-17
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB5589IntroBlue Carbon for Our Planet Act
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2020-11-17
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB4093IntroNational Oceans and Coastal Security Improvements Act of 2019
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2020-11-17
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB5390IntroRegional Ocean Partnership Act This bill provides a mechanism for coastal states to participate in a Regional Ocean Partnership with one or more other coastal states that share a common ocean or coastal area. Specifically, the National Oceanic and At...
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2020-11-17
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB7387IntroShovel-Ready Restoration Grants for Coastlines and Fisheries Act of 2020
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2020-11-17
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB8253IntroStrengthening Coastal Communities Act of 2020 This bill directs revenues generated from leases for wind energy development on offshore federal lands to the National Oceans and Coastal Security Fund. Under current law, the National Fish and Wildlife F...
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2020-11-17
Committee Hearings Held.
USSB4462EngrossFLOODS Act Flood Level Observation, Operations, and Decision Support Act
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2020-11-17
Held at the desk.
USHB8627IntroTo express the sense of Congress that the Chesapeake Bay Office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shall be the primary representative of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the Chesapeake Bay, to require the Se...
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2020-11-17
Committee Hearings Held.
USSB2346IntroFishery Failures: Urgently Needed Disaster Declarations Act This bill revises the review process for making fishery resource disaster determinations. Among other things, the bill maintains the authority of the Department of Commerce to determine the ...
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2020-11-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 586.
USSB4800IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-11-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581.
USHB6636IntroNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Improvements Act of 2020 This bill addresses sexual harassment and sexual assault involving personnel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOA...
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2020-11-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 464.
USHB8672IntroRhode Island Fishermen's Fairness Act This bill adds Rhode Island to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and increases council membership from 21 to 23 members. The council is not given authority over the fisheries in the Atlantic Ocean seawa...
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2020-10-23
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB8671IntroCREATE Act of 2020 Carbon Removal, Efficient Agencies, Technology Expertise Act of 2020
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2020-10-23
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB1982EngrossSave Our Seas 2.0 Act
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2020-10-19
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB5126EngrossDESCEND Act of 2020 Direct Enhancement of Snapper Conservation and the Economy through Novel Devices Act of 2020 This bill addresses the use of descending devices to release reef fish in the Gulf of Mexico. (A descending device is an instrument that ...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4804IntroRhode Island Fishermen's Fairness Act of 2020 This bill adds Rhode Island to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and increases council membership from 21 to 23 members. The council is not given authority over the fisheries in the Atlantic Oce...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2795IntroWildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019 This bill provides for the conservation and restoration of habitats that facilitate the movement of certain native species (e.g., fish, wildlife, or plant species) that may be at risk due to habitat loss or...
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2020-10-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 456.
USHB8530IntroEnergy Opportunity Zones Act of 2020 This bill designates energy opportunity zones for areas that are within 120 miles of a nuclear or coal power plant used to generate electricity that has ceased operations or is scheduled to cease operations within...
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2020-10-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5986IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill 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...
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2020-10-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4775IntroDelivering Immediate Relief to America's Families, Schools and Small Businesses Act
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2020-10-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 564.
USHR1169IntroRecognizing the 50th Anniversary of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This resolution (1) recognizes, among other things, that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a global leader in earth and environmental...
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2020-10-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB4759IntroPrioritizing Clean Energy and Climate Cooperation with India Act of 2020 This bill establishes the U.S.-India Clean Energy and Power Transmission Partnership, which shall serve as the primary forum and funding mechanism for U.S.-India cooperation on ...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB914EngrossCoordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through FY2025 and revises the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System (IOOS), which is a network of federal and regional entities that provide information about t...
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2020-09-24
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB8348IntroNew York-New Jersey Watershed Protection Act
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2020-09-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB4629IntroAmerica LEADS Act America Labor, Economic competitiveness, Alliances, Democracy and Security Act
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3485IntroOFFSHORE Act of 2020 Opening Federal Financial Sharing to Heighten Opportunities for Renewable Energy Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSR700IntroA resolution designating the week of September 19 through September 26, 2020, as "National Estuaries Week". This resolution designates the week of September 19-September 26, 2020, as National Estuaries Week.
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2020-09-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5676; text: CR S5655)
USHB3609IntroWind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to carry out a grant program to research, develop, and evaluate wind energy technologies and systems.
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2020-09-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 398.
USHB3779IntroResilience Revolving Loan Fund Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to enter into agreements with any state or Indian tribal government to make capitalization grants for the establishment of hazard mitigatio...
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2020-09-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 389.
USHB7781IntroEnd Polluter Welfare Act of 2020
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2748IntroSAFE Act Safeguarding America's Future and Environment Act The bill requires the development of strategies to help fish, wildlife, and plants adapt to extreme weather changes and climate change. Specifically, the bill requires the President to establ...
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2020-09-01
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 385.
USSB10IntroSouth Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act of 2019 This bill addresses 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 h...
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2020-08-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 518.
USSB2453IntroSAVE Right Whales Act Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales Act of 2019 This bill provides support for the conservation of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis). Specifically, it requires the Department of ...
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2020-08-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 519.
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USSB3418IntroSTORM Act Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation Act of 2020
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2020-08-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 511.
USHB7713IntroNOPP Revitalization Act National Oceanographic Partnership Program Revitalization Act
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2020-08-10
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHR1078IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of September 19 through September 26, 2020, as "National Estuaries Week". This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Estuaries Week.
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2020-08-05
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB4453IntroFood Supply Protection Act of 2020
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2020-08-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4428IntroTropical Forest and Coral Reef Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2020 This bill extends through FY2025 authority for debt-for-nature swaps and debt buyback programs that reduce or convert debt obligations from eligible countries to the United State...
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2020-08-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4401IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill 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...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB7575EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4341IntroCREATE Act of 2020 Carbon Removal, Efficient Agencies, Technology Expertise Act of 2020
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2020-07-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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