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USHB2606EngrossStigler Act Amendments of 2018 This bill amends the Act of August 4, 1947 (commonly known as the Stigler Act) to revise provisions regarding the restricted fee status of land in Oklahoma allotted to members of the Five Civilized Tribes (Five Tribes)....
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2018-09-17
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB5317EngrossTo repeal section 2141 of the Revised Statutes to remove the prohibition on certain alcohol manufacturing on Indian lands. (Sec. 2) This bill repeals a prohibition on creating or continuing a distillery in Indian country for manufacturing ardent spir...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB3764EngrossLittle Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2018 (Sec. 3) This bill extends federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana. (Sec. 4) The bill makes the tribe and its members eligible for services and benefi...
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2018-09-17
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 574.
USHB2EngrossAgriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 This bill (commonly known as the farm bill) reauthorizes through FY2023 and modifies Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, conservation, trade and international food aid, nutr...
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2018-09-05
Conference held.
USHB1491EngrossSanta Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill ratifies and confirms the actions of the Department of the Interior to: (1) take approximately 1,427 acres of land in Santa Barbara County, California, into trust for ...
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2018-08-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 559.
USSB436IntroSan Juan County Settlement Implementation Act This bill provides that if the Department of the Interior retires a coal preference right lease application under the Mineral Leasing Act by issuing a bidding right in exchange for the relinquishment of s...
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2018-08-15
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 115-318.
USSB3060IntroA bill to repeal section 2141 of the Revised Statutes to remove the prohibition on certain alcohol manufacturing on Indian lands. This bill repeals a prohibition on creating or continuing a distillery in Indian country for manufacturing ardent spirit...
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2018-07-18
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB597EngrossLytton Rancheria Homelands Act of 2017 (Sec. 4) This bill takes into trust for the benefit of the Lytton Rancheria of California certain land owned by the tribe in Sonoma County, California. Land taken into trust is made a part of the tribe's reserva...
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2018-07-11
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB3159IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019 Provides FY2019 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities. Excludes military construction, military family housing, civil works projects of the Army Corps of Engineers, an...
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2018-06-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 498.
USHB2083EngrossEndangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act This bill amends the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to authorize the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to issue one-year permits allowing Washington, Oregon, Idaho, t...
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2018-06-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB857EngrossCalifornia Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act This bill amends the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 to, among other things: establish or designate wilderness areas, off-highway vehicle recreation areas, and a national scenic area; relea...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1285PassOregon Tribal Economic Development Act (Sec. 2) This bill allows the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon, the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon, ...
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2018-06-01
Became Public Law No: 115-179.
USHB4426IntroSustainable Energy Development Reform Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3671IntroOff Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act This bill transitions away from fossil fuel sources of energy to clean energy sources (e.g., energy efficiency, energy conservation, and renewable energy). By 2027: (1) 80% of electricity sold must be generate...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USSB1756IntroRebuild America Now Act
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2018-05-15
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB4069IntroTo 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. This bill amends the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to provide that nothin...
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2018-05-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 520.
USHB3535IntroRuffey Rancheria Restoration Act of 2017
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2018-05-08
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 18.
USSB995IntroSpokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Equitable Compensation Act This bill establishes the Spokane Tribe of Indians Recovery Trust Fund to compensate the Spokane Business Council for the use of tribal lands for the generation of hydropo...
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2018-05-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 397.
USHB211IntroChugach Region Lands Study Act This bill requires the Department of the Interior, in coordination with the Department of Agriculture, to identify at least 500,000 acres of economically viable federal land that may be exchanged with the Chugach Alaska...
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2018-04-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB140EngrossA bill to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to sp...
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2018-04-18
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S. 140 with an amendment (SA 2232) was not invoked (Record Vote No. 77) entered in Senate. (CR S2240)
USHB146EngrossEastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act This bill takes specified lands and easements in Monroe County, Tennessee, into trust for the use and benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. These lands include the Sequoyah Museum, ...
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2018-04-17
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB1404EngrossPascua Yaqui Tribe Land Conveyance Act (Sec. 3) This bill declares that 39.65 acres of land are to be held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona, effective the day after the Tuscon Unified School District ...
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2018-04-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 370.
USSB269EngrossA bill to provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Tanana Tribal Council located in Tanana, Alaska, and to the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation located in Dillingham, Alaska, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Depa...
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2018-03-30
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB3864IntroNative American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2018-03-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 449.
USHB4976IntroEmpowering State Forestry to Improve Forest Health Act of 2018 This bill amends the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to direct the Forest Service to establish a landscape-scale restoration program to provide financial and technical assista...
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2018-03-08
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB2248EngrossA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide certain burial benefits for spouses and children of veterans who are buried in tribal cemeteries, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill direc...
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2018-03-05
Held at the desk.
USHB3225IntroOregon Tribal Economic Development Act (Sec. 2) This bill allows the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians, the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon, the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians of Oregon, ...
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2018-02-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 425.
USHB1301PassDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 to: (1) compensate employees furloughed as a result of any lapse in appropriations which began on or about February 9, 2018; and (2) ra...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-124. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1892PassHonoring Hometown Heroes Act DIVISION A--HONORING HOMETOWN HEROES ACT Honoring Hometown Heroes Act (Sec. 10102) This division authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia t...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017 TITLE I--MILITARY PERSONNEL Provides appropriations for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force (the military departments), and for National Guard personnel in the Arm...
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2018-02-08
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 44. Record Vote Number: 29. (CR S798)
USSB1481IntroAlaska Native Claims Settlement Improvement Act of 2017 This bill revises provisions concerning Alaska Natives claims to land and Alaska Native regional, village, or urban corporations. The bill amends the Barrow Gas Field Transfer Act of 1984 to req...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB231IntroCanyon Village Land Conveyance Act This bill amends the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to require the Department of the Interior to convey to Kian Tr'ee Corporation, an Alaska Native village corporation, for the Native village of Canyon Village,...
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2018-02-06
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHJR128IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION B--FURTHER EXTENSION OF CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2018 Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 This division amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 to provide conti...
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2018-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB4532IntroShash Jaa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act This bill withdraws all federal lands and interests within the exterior boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah as declared under Presidential Proclamation 9558, dated ...
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2018-01-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB984PassThomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2017 TITLE I--CHICKAHOMINY INDIAN TRIBE (Sec. 103) This bill extends federal recognition to the Chickahominy Tribe. The tribe and its members are made eligible for the services ...
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2018-01-29
Became Public Law No: 115-121. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4877IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities. Excludes military construction, military family housing, civil works projects of the Army Corps of Engineers, an...
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2018-01-25
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB1532EngrossPoarch Band of Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act (Sec. 2) This bill reaffirms the trust status of 389.5 acres of land taken into trust by the United States for the benefit of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. The land is located in Escambia County...
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2018-01-17
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB2987Intro21st Century Conservation Service Corps Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to replace provisions that established the Public Lands Corps with provisions establishing the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) to:...
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2018-01-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1306PassWestern Oregon Tribal Fairness Act
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2018-01-08
Became Public Law No: 115-103. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4735IntroGold King Mine Spill Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-01-05
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB664IntroNavajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Act of 2017 This bill ratifies and modifies the Navajo Utah Water Rights Settlement Agreement negotiated between the Navajo Nation, the United States, and Utah. Specifically, the bill enumerates the Navajo Nation's...
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2017-12-06
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-179.
USSB669EngrossColumbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to assess sanitation and safety conditions on land set aside to provide Columbia River Treaty tribes access to tra...
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2017-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USSB245EngrossIndian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017 TITLE I--INDIAN TRIBAL ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF-DETERMINATION ACT AMENDMENTS (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to direct the Department of the I...
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2017-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB3017EngrossBrownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill modifies the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) to specify if a state or local government takes ti...
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2017-12-01
Received in the Senate.
USSB2176IntroSAFE Act Safeguarding America's Future and Environment Act
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2017-11-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB302EngrossJohn P. Smith Act (Sec. 3) This bill modifies the approval process under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for tribal transportation safety projects to categorically exclude qualifying projects from requirements to conduct environmental as...
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2017-11-30
Held at the desk.
USHB4490IntroSAFE Act Safeguarding America's Future and Environment Act This bill requires the President to establish an interagency National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy Joint Implementation Working Group to adopt the 2013 National Fish...
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2017-11-30
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2907IntroPlanning for American Energy Act of 2017
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2017-11-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 305.
USHB2320IntroSamish Indian Nation Land Conveyance Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of the Interior to take into trust for the benefit of the Samish Indian Nation specified land owned by the tribe in Skagit County and San Juan County, Washington. Gamin...
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2017-11-15
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4239IntroSECURE American Energy Act Strengthening the Economy with Critical Untapped Resources to Expand American Energy Act
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2017-11-08
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 14.
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