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USHB6395EngrossWilliam M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It...
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2020-12-02
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB7954EngrossTropical 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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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB823EngrossColorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act This bill provides 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 Wildern...
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2020-11-18
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB241IntroColorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act This bill provides 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 Wildern...
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2020-11-18
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2804IntroPershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act This bill designates specified federal land in Nevada as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System and directs the Department of the Interior to conduct sales or exchanges of e...
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2020-11-18
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. 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.
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.
USHB8746IntroRENEW Conservation Corps Act Restore Employment in Natural and Environmental Work Conservation Corps Act
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2020-11-13
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB8678IntroGlobal Wildlife Trade Biosecurity Act
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2020-11-09
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USSB4848IntroEliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Reauthorization and Improvements Act of 2020
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2020-10-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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
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.
USHB5179IntroTribal Wildlife Corridors Act of 2019
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2020-10-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 457.
USHB8564IntroTo amend the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act to establish the Cerro de la Olla Wilderness in the Río Grande del Norte National Monument, New Mexico. This bill designates specified federal land administered by the Bu...
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2020-10-09
To House Natural Resources Committee
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.
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
USHB244IntroAdvancing 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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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5153IntroIndian Buffalo Management Act This bill establishes a permanent program within the Department of the Interior to develop and promote tribal ownership and management of buffalo and buffalo habitat on Indian lands. Specifically, the bill requires Inter...
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5598IntroBoundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act This bill withdraws approximately 234,328 acres of federal land and waters in a specified area in the Rainy River Watershed of Superior National Forest in Minnesota from entry, approp...
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 16.
USHB8263IntroTo ensure opportunities for Department of Defense participation in wildlife conservation banking programs, and for other purposes. This bill directs the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, to ensure opportunities for participation by the Department of De...
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2020-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB4749IntroPreventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to address global public health risks posed by wildlife markets, which are commercial markets that sell or slaughter wildlife for human consumption as food or medicine in communit...
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2020-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8433IntroPreventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to address global public health risks posed by wildlife markets, which are commercial markets that sell or slaughter wildlife for human consumption as food or medicine in communit...
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2020-09-29
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USHB7978IntroEmergency Wildfire and Public Safety Act of 2020 This bill addresses wildfire preparedness and response. Among other things, the bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to select three forest landscapes on which to conduct projects to redu...
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB4589IntroEndangered Species Act Amendments of 2020
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2020-09-23
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USHR1123IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 29, 2020, as National Urban Wildlife Refuge Day. This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Urban Wildlife Refuge Day. The resolution also affirms support for the Urban Wildli...
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2020-09-22
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB4650IntroA bill to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to clarify the treatment of authentic Alaska Native articles of handicraft containing nonedible migratory bird parts, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-22
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4643IntroForest Incentives Program Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB8348IntroNew York-New Jersey Watershed Protection Act
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2020-09-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB4642IntroOil and Gas Bonding Reform and Orphaned Well Remediation Act
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2020-09-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB8180IntroManaging Predators Act
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2020-09-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
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)
USSB4431IntroEmergency Wildfire and Public Safety Act of 2020 This bill addresses wildfire preparedness and response. Among other things, the bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to select three forest landscapes on which to conduct projects to redu...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2890IntroDouglas County Economic Development and Conservation Act This bill provides for the conveyance, sale, or management of specified federal lands in Nevada. The bill conveys 67 acres of Forest Service land in the Lake Tahoe area for the conservation of ...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB3241IntroA bill to amend the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act to establish the Cerro de la Olla Wilderness in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, New Mexico. This bill designates specified federal land administered by ...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB3597IntroSolar 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 solar energy technologies and systems.
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2020-09-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 400.
USHB7843IntroREPLANT Act Repairing Existing Public Lands by Adding Necessary Trees Act
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2020-09-11
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB8069IntroProtect Conservation Funds Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Department of the Interior to issue a grant for the conservation of a species or the habitat of a species that is listed as threat...
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2020-09-10
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
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.
USSB4538IntroRENEW Conservation Corps Act Restore Employment in Natural and Environmental Work Conservation Corps Act
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2020-09-08
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB7991IntroBorder Water Quality Restoration and Protection Act of 2020
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2020-09-04
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB7540IntroPLANT Act of 2020 Protecting Lands Against Narcotics Trafficking Act of 2020
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2020-09-03
To House Conservation and Forestry 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.
USHB5552IntroMigratory Bird Protection Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the incidental taking (e.g., capturing or killing) of migratory birds by commercial activities unless the activity is authorized under a permit or is identified as posing de minimis risk to mi...
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2020-09-01
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 386.
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