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USHB1157IntroTo clarify the United States interest in certain submerged lands in the area of the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, and for other purposes. This bill states that Congress finds that the United States did not acquire any right, title, or interest in...
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB825EngrossSoutheast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convey to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium in Sitka, Alaska, all U.S. interest in certain prop...
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1350IntroTo modify the boundary of Voyageurs National Park in the State of Minnesota, and for other purposes. This bill modifies the boundaries of Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota. The bill transfers to the National Park Service of the Department of the I...
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported.
USHB4532IntroShash Jaa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act
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2017-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB805IntroTulare Youth Recreation and Women's History Enhancement Act This bill declares that, in order to promote recreational opportunities for youth and commemorate women's history in the city of Tulare, California, the United States authorizes the conveyan...
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2017-12-07
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1800IntroTo direct the Secretary of Agriculture to transfer certain Federal land to facilitate scientific research supporting Federal space and defense programs. This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to convey to the Utah State University Research F...
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2017-12-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 327.
USHB4558IntroGrand Staircase Escalante Enhancement Act
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2017-12-06
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4518IntroBears Ears National Monument Expansion Act This bill expands the boundaries of the Bear Ears National Monument in Utah. The Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture USDA shall administer the lands under their jurisdictions within ...
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2017-12-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2630IntroLa Paz County Land Conveyance Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior, after receiving a request from La Paz County, Arizona, to convey to the county, without consideration, 8,000 acres of specified federal land. The federal land conveye...
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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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 1427 acres of land in Santa Barbara County, California, into trust for t...
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2017-11-29
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB3115EngrossSuperior National Forest Land Exchange Act of 2017 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to convey specified National Forest System land within the Superior National Forest in St. Louis County, Minnesota, to Poly Met Mining ...
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2017-11-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1IntroTax Cuts and Jobs Act Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Official Titles Official Titles - Senate Official Titles as Introduced An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of...
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2017-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 269.
USHB1735IntroCommunity Empowerment for Mitigated Properties Act of 2017 This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to issue guidance regarding a buy-out or the acquisition of property for open space as a mitigation measure under the Robert T...
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2017-11-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 309.
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.
USHB2941EngrossKisatchie National Forest Land Conveyance Act This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to sell specified federal land in Winn Parish, Louisiana. USDA shall convey a portion of that land to Collins Camp Properties, Inc.
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2017-11-01
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3567EngrossTo authorize the purchase of a small parcel of Natural Resources Conservation Service property in Riverside, California, by the Riverside Corona Resource Conservation District, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of Agriculture t...
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2017-11-01
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB215IntroAmerican Indian Empowerment Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of the Interior, upon the request of an Indian tribe, to transfer land held in trust for the tribe to the tribe as restricted fee tribal land. (Restricted fee tribal land is la...
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2017-10-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB219IntroSwan Lake Hydroelectric Project Boundary Correction Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior, after consulting with the U.S. Forest Service, to modify the boundary of the Swan Lake Hydroelectric Project (FERC No. 2911) in southeast Alaska...
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2017-10-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB146IntroEastern Band Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act This bill takes specified lands and easements in Monroe County, Tennessee, into trust for the benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. These lands include the Sequoyah Museum, the Chota M...
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2017-10-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB210IntroNative American Energy Act This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to permit certain entities to appraise Indian land or trust assets involved in a transaction requiring Department of Interior approval. (Currently, Interior sets appraisal requ...
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 15.
USHB1274IntroState, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Department of the Interior or the Department of Commerce, as appropriate, to provide to affected states all data that is...
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USHB1547EngrossUdall Park Land Exchange Completion Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to convey, without consideration, to the city of Tucson, Arizona, the reversionary interest of the United States in and to an approximately 172.8-acre p...
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2017-10-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1107IntroPershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct sales or exchanges of eligible lands in Pershing County, Nevada, identified as the "Checkerboard Lands Resolution Area." Interior an...
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2017-09-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 243.
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017
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2017-09-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB3764IntroLittle Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2017 This bill extends federal recognition to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana. The tribe and its members become eligible for services and benefits provided by the United ...
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2017-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB2374IntroEastern Nevada Economic Development and Land Management Improvement Act This bill amends the Lincoln County Land Act of 2000 (LCLA) to require implementation of a multispecies habitat conservation plan in Lincoln County, Nevada. Both the LCLA and the...
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2017-09-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 221.
USHB984EngrossThomasina 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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2017-09-13
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB2611EngrossLittle Rock Central High School National Historic Site Boundary Modification Act (Sec. 2) This bill adjusts the boundary of the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site in Arkansas to include the 7 residences on South Park Street in Lit...
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2017-09-13
Received in the Senate.
USHB2997Intro21st Century AIRR Act 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act This bill reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through FY2020 and specified FAA programs for FY2018-FY2023. The bill revises requirements for th...
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2017-09-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 213.
USHB3392IntroLake Bistineau Land Title Stability Act This bill declares that the document titled "Dependent Re-Survey, Extension Survey and Survey of Two Islands, Sections 17, 29, and 30" (published in the Federal Register on February 27, 1969) shall not be consi...
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2017-08-08
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB1737IntroPlum Island Conservation Act This bill amends the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009 and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 to repeal provisions requiring the sale of federal property and assets...
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2017-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB3219EngrossDefense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development National Security Appropriations Act, 2018 Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION A--...
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2017-08-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 187.
USHB2370EngrossEscambia County Land Conveyance Act (Sec. 3) This bill authorizes Escambia County, Florida, to convey its interest in any part of the former Santa Rosa Island National Monument land that was conveyed to it by the federal government in 1947 to any per...
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2017-07-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB32IntroCalifornia Desert Protection and Recreation Act of 2017 This bill amends the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 to, among other things: establish or designate wilderness areas, a special management area, off-highway vehicle recreation areas, an...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB357IntroSanta Ana River Wash Plan Land Exchange Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior: (1) to quitclaim to the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District in California approximately 327 acres of identified federal land administered by t...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB941IntroYellowstone Gateway Protection Act This bill withdraws specified National Forest System land in the Custer Gallatin National Forest in Park County, Montana, identified on the map titled "Emigrant Crevice Proposed Withdrawal Area," dated November 10, ...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB467IntroMohave County Federal Land Management Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct sales of eligible lands in Mohave County, Arizona, which are administered by the Bureau of Land Management and have been designated for disposal by ...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB785IntroAlaska Native Veterans Land Allotment Equity Act This bill amends the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to revise provisions regarding land allotments for Alaska Native Vietnam veterans. Eligibility is expanded to include all Alaska Native veterans...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB837IntroSouthern Utah Open OHV Areas Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to convey specified land owned and managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Washington County, Utah, to the state of Utah in exchange for specified state lands...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
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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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB2182EngrossPlum Island Preservation Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to submit to Congress a report on alternatives for the final disposition of Plum Island, New York, including transfer to another government or nonprof...
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2017-07-26
Received in the Senate.
USSB1149IntroA bill to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to repeal a provision limiting the export of timber harvested from land conveyed to the Kake Tribal Corporation under that Act. This bill amends the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to revise...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB218EngrossKing Cove Road Land Exchange Act (Sec. 4) This bill declares that, if the state of Alaska offers to convey to the Department of the Interior 43,093 acres of state-owned land, Interior shall convey to Alaska, in exchange, 206 acres of federal land wit...
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2017-07-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB257IntroAcadia National Park Boundary Clarification Act This bill confirms that the boundary of Acadia National Park in Maine includes approximately 1,441 acres of land and interests in the Schoodic Peninsula. The bill ratifies and approves: the acquisition ...
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2017-07-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB391IntroAfrican Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center Act This bill establishes the African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center at the African Burial Ground National Monument in New York, New York. ...
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2017-07-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1073IntroEscambia County Land Conveyance Act This bill authorizes Escambia County, Florida, to convey its interest in any part of the former Santa Rosa Island National Monument land that was conveyed to it by the federal government in 1947 to any person or en...
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2017-07-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1202IntroLittle Rock Central High School National Historic Site Boundary Modification Act This bill adjusts the boundary of the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site in Arkansas to include the 7 residences on South Park Street in Little Rock,...
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2017-07-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB1719EngrossJohn Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act (Sec. 3) The Department of the Interior may acquire by donation approximately 44 acres of land to include in the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California. The acquired land shall be admin...
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2017-07-13
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 172.
USHB1306EngrossWestern Oregon Tribal Fairness Act
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2017-07-12
Received in the Senate.
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