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USSB3580PassRevises requirements governing ocean shipping to increase the authority of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to promote the growth and development of U.S. exports through an ocean transportation system that is competitive, efficient, and economic...
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2022-06-16
Became Public Law No: 117-146.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
USSB2923Engross
50%
A bill to improve the Fishery Resource Disaster Relief program of the National Marine Fisheries Service, and for other purposes.
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2021-11-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB59Intro
25%
Revises 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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2021-11-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4690Intro
25%
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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2021-11-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB3075Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2021-10-26
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB3034Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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2021-10-20
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB160Intro
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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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5453Intro
25%
To improve the Fishery Resource Disaster Relief program of the National Marine Fisheries Service, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-03
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB2848Intro
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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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3764Intro
25%
Establishes a variety of requirements to reduce carbon emissions and protect oceans, coastal habitats, marine mammals, and fish populations from climate change and other threats.
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2021-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 19.
USHB4372Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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2021-07-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 58.
USHB660Intro
25%
Requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish a grant program for states, tribal and local governments, and other entities to implement projects that restore a marine, estuarine, coastal, or Great Lakes habitat, or ...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB1915Intro
25%
Addresses water infrastructure and the discharge of pollution (e.g., wastewater or stormwater) into waters of the United States, including by reauthorizing through FY2026 and revising the Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) program. The clean wate...
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2021-06-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 48.
USHB3748Intro
25%
Addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. The bill increases domestic and international coordination to enhance data management and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and co...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3692Intro
25%
Establishes requirements to protect marine mammals adversely affected by climate change, including by establishing a program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to monitor the adverse impacts of climate change on marine ...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB1144Engross
50%
Provides 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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2021-06-16
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1921Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2026 and revises the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Restoration Program. Under the existing program, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must develop and fund projects to restore the ecological health of the basin, which is loc...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB587Engross
50%
Revises 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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2021-06-16
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB610Engross
50%
Provides support for the protection and restoration of the San Francisco Bay estuary and the recovery of certain species in the estuary. Specifically, it establishes a San Francisco Bay Program Office in the Environmental Protection Agency. The progr...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHR465Intro
25%
This resolution (1) recognizes World Oceans Day and affirms the individual and collective duty, both nationally and internationally, to protect, conserve, maintain, and rebuild our oceans and its resources; and (2) expresses commitment to increasing ...
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2021-06-09
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB1906Intro
25%
Provides support for the protection and restoration of the San Francisco Bay estuary and the recovery of certain species in the estuary. Specifically, it establishes a San Francisco Bay Program Office in the Environmental Protection Agency. The progr...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2102Intro
25%
Limits or eliminates certain fossil fuel oil and gas subsidies for oil companies, including by (1) eliminating the limit on liability for offshore facilities and pipeline operators; (2) eliminating the authority of the Department of Energy to carry o...
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2021-05-26
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB1447Engross
50%
Addresses the effects of ocean and coastal acidification on marine organisms and ecosystems. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes through FY2026 and revises the Ocean Acidification Program of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2533Engross
50%
Directs the Department of Commerce to arrange for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to conduct a study that examines the existing science of ocean acidification in estuarine environments, examines the challenges to studyin...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1954Intro
25%
Requires the Harmful Algal Bloom Operational Forecast System to continue to operate during a government shutdown by designating certain activities related to the system as excepted services under the Anti-Deficiency Act.
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2021-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB2761Intro
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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2021-04-23
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
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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2021-04-22
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2821Intro
25%
Establishes the Plastic Waste Reduction and Recycling Research Program to improve the global competitiveness of the U.S. plastics recycling industry and to mitigate any harmful effects of plastic waste on the environment. The bill also provides for a...
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2021-04-22
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2777Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Energy to implement research, development, and demonstration programs to (1) accelerate innovation in energy-efficient recyclable plastics, next-generation plastics, and composites recycling and upcycling strategies and tec...
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2021-04-22
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB1167Intro
25%
Limits or eliminates certain fossil fuel oil and gas subsidies for oil companies, including by (1) eliminating the limit on liability for offshore facilities and pipeline operators; (2) eliminating the authority of the Department of Energy to carry o...
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2021-04-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2238Intro
25%
Sets forth requirements and incentives to reduce the production of a variety of products and materials, including plastics, and increase efforts to collect, recycle, or compost products and materials. The bill makes certain producers of products (e.g...
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2021-03-29
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USSB984Intro
25%
Sets forth requirements and incentives to reduce the production of a variety of products and materials, including plastics, and increase efforts to collect, recycle, or compost products and materials. The bill makes certain producers of products (e.g...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2156Intro
25%
Modifies requirements regarding water infrastructure projects in central and southern Florida. Specifically, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) must include in such projects specified public health considerations, including those related to cya...
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2021-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB2153Intro
25%
Extends through FY2031 the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the Office of Science of the Department of Energy, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Oceani...
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2021-03-23
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB74Intro
25%
Amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to include algal blooms in the definition of a major disaster.
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
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