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USHB5160EngrossTo amend title 40, United States Code, to include as part of the buildings and grounds of the National Gallery of Art any buildings and other areas within the boundaries of any real estate or other property interests acquired by the National Gallery ...
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2016-11-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB1219IntroArbuckle Project Maintenance Complex and District Office Conveyance Act of 2016 Authorizes the Department of the Interior to convey to the Arbuckle Master Conservancy District in Murray County, Oklahoma, all U.S. interest in the Maintenance Complex a...
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2016-11-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 655.
USHB2387IntroAlaska Native Veterans Land Allotment Equity Act Amends the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) to declare that any allotment application pending before the Department of the Interior on December 18, 1971, that was closed by the Department pu...
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2016-11-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 653.
USSB2643IntroPueblo de Cochiti Self-Governance Act This bill amends the Act of August 26, 1992, to ratify modifications to the settlement agreement between the Pueblo de Cochiti of New Mexico and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In accordance with the amended ag...
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2016-11-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 685.
USHB1484IntroHonor the Nevada Enabling Act of 1864 Act Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to convey, in phases and without consideration, to the state of Nevada all interest of the United States in federal lands owned,...
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2016-11-15
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5718IntroCentral Wasatch National Conservation and Recreation Area Act This bill establishes the Central Wasatch National Conservation and Recreation Area in Utah, comprising approximately 79,109 acres of federal land in the Wasatch-Cache National Forest. The...
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2016-11-15
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2333IntroTo authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain property related to the Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort Scott, Kansas. (Sec. 1) This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior to acquire the structure known as "Lunette Bla...
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2016-11-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 643.
USHB2733PassNevada Native Nations Land Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the United States to hold in trust the following lands for the benefit of: the Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribe of the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation, 19,094 acres of Bureau of Lan...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-232.
USHB3682IntroReducing Employer Burdens, Unleashing Innovation, and Labor Development Act of 2015 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that increasing the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturers will strengthen the national economy. Investing in America's Workf...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USSB3430IntroBureau of Land Management Foundation Act This bill establishes the Bureau of Land Management Foundation as a charitable, nonprofit organization to encourage, accept, obtain, administer, and use private gifts of money, devises, and bequests of real an...
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2016-09-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2421IntroA 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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2016-09-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 650.
USSB346IntroSouthwestern Oregon Watershed and Salmon Protection Act of 2015 Withdraws specified federal land in Curry and Josephine Counties in Oregon from: (1) entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under t...
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2016-09-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB1838EngrossClear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes the Clear Creek National Recreation Area in California to promote environmentally responsible off-highway vehicle recreation and support other public recreationa...
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2016-09-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB2991IntroMethow Headwaters Protection Act of 2016 This bill withdraws approximately 340,079 acres of federal land and interests in land located within the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest in the state of Washington from: entry, appropriation, or disposal un...
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2016-09-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB3273IntroAlaska Native Claims Settlement Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-09-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB2009EngrossPascua Yaqui Tribe Land Conveyance Act Declares that, in the event that the Tuscon Unified School District No. 1 conveys to the United States all of its interest in and to approximately 39.65 acres of land depicted as Parcel A on the map titled "PYT ...
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2016-09-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB2681IntroSan Juan County Settlement Implementation Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior to retire any coal preference right lease application for which it has made an affirmative commercial quantities determination by: issuing biddi...
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2016-09-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB3102IntroPershing 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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2016-09-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB3316IntroAdvancing Conservation and Education Act of 2016 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 l...
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2016-09-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB3204IntroKing Cove Road Land Exchange Act 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 within the I...
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2016-09-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB5780IntroUtah Public Lands Initiative Act This bill designates specified federal lands as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System in Utah. The bill also: establishes in Utah specified National Conservation Areas and Watersh...
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2016-09-22
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 13.
USHB4220IntroWater and Agriculture Tax Reform Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit tax-exempt mutual ditch or irrigation companies to earn income from dispositions of certain real property and stock interests without affecting their ta...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB470IntroChattahoochee-Oconee National Forest Land Adjustment Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to may sell or exchange any or all interest of the United States in 30 tracts of National Forest System land in Georgi...
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2016-09-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 602.
USSB2848EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2016 TITLE I--PROGRAM REFORMS (Sec. 1001) This bill amends the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (WRDA 1986) to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide technical assistance to nonfederal interests fo...
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2016-09-19
Held at the desk.
USSB2636IntroReservation Land Consolidation Act of 2016 This bill amends the Indian Reorganization Act to have land within or contiguous to an Indian tribe's reservation taken into trust for the benefit of the tribe immediately upon the tribe's submission to the ...
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2016-09-14
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2383IntroUtah Test and Training Range Encroachment Prevention and Temporary Closure Act TITLE I--AUTHORIZATION FOR TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF CERTAIN PUBLIC LAND ADJACENT TO THE UTAH TEST AND TRAINING RANGE (Sec. 102) This bill directs the Departments of the Interi...
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2016-09-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 625.
USHB3839EngrossBlack Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) complete environmental, cultural resource, and other due diligence activities on certain public land to confirm its suitab...
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2016-09-12
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 624.
USSB815IntroWestern Oregon Tribal Fairness Act
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2016-09-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 620.
USSB2012EngrossNorth American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016 This bill amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 with respect to energy effi...
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2016-09-08
Conference held.
USHB4685EngrossTule River Indian Reservation Land Trust, Health, and Economic Development Act (Sec. 2) This bill takes into trust 34 acres of federal land in Tulare County, California, for the benefit of the Tule River Indian Tribe. Gaming is prohibited on this lan...
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2016-09-07
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3480EngrossFort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act (Sec. 2) This bill expands the boundary of the Fort Frederica National Monument on Saint Simon Island, Georgia, and increases the maximum number of acres that may be included in the monument fro...
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2016-09-07
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1157IntroSanta Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians Land Transfer Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to take specified lands in Santa Barbara County, California, into trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians,...
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2016-09-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 554.
USSB1930IntroKennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Boundary Adjustment Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill modifies the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Georgia to include approximately eight acres identified as Wallis House and Har...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 593.
USSB2018IntroA bill to convey, without consideration, the reversionary interests of the United States in and to certain non-Federal land in Glennallen, Alaska. (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to convey, without consideration, to SEND Nor...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 595.
USSB2087IntroFort Scott National Historic Site Boundary Modification Act (Sec. 2) This bill allows the Department of the Interior to acquire by purchase with appropriated funds or by donation (as under current law) the lands and interests in land, together with b...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 596.
USHB2577EngrossTransportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 (Sec. 3) Specifies that references to "this Act" included in any division refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill expressly provides oth...
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2016-09-06
Second cloture on the conference report not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 46. Record Vote Number: 135. (consideration: CR S5229-5240; text: CR S5239)
USSB3020IntroA bill to update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion in, the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. (Sec. 1) This bill revises the title, number, and date of the map depicting the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monu...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 606.
USHB5293EngrossDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 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 th...
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2016-09-06
Second cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 43. Record Vote Number: 136. (consideration: CR S5239-5240)
USHB5538EngrossDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 Provides FY2017 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and related agencies. TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF THE INTE...
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2016-09-06
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 587.
USSB1696IntroOcmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill redesignates the Ocmulgee National Monument in Georgia as the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park. (Sec. 4) The bill adjusts the boundary of the Historical...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 591.
USHB3342IntroTo provide for stability of title to certain lands in the State of Louisiana, and for other purposes. (Sec. 2) The document titled "Dependent Re-Survey, Extension Survey and Survey of Two Islands, Sections 17, 29, and 30" (completed on November 24, 1...
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2016-09-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 555.
USSB1943IntroShiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act (Sec. 3) This bill modifies the boundary of Shiloh National Military Park, located in Tennessee and Mississippi, to include the following areas: (1)...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 594.
USSB2223IntroBlack Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act (Sec. 3) This bill transfers jurisdiction over approximately 200 acres of Bureau of Land Management land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for inclusion...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 598.
USHB4119EngrossGulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior, through the National Park Service, to convey to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5699 approximately 1.542 acres of real property l...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 611.
USSB2805IntroA bill to modify the boundary of Voyageurs National Park in the State of Minnesota, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill modifies the boundaries of Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota. The bill transfers to the National Park Service of the Dep...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 603.
USSB2954IntroSte. Genevieve National Historical Park Establishment Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill establishes the Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park in Missouri as a unit of the National Park System. The historical park shall not be established until: suffic...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 605.
USHB1289EngrossJohn Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act 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 administered a...
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2016-08-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 584.
USSB718IntroA bill to modify the boundary of Petersburg National Battlefield in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill modifies the boundary of Petersburg National Battlefield in Virginia to include the land and interests in lan...
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2016-08-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 580.
USHB2288EngrossTo remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill declares that the approximately one-acre portion of specified land transferred by the United States to Rockingham Co...
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2016-08-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 585.
USSB2509IntroFederal Property Management Reform Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to identify annually a list of postal properties with space available for use by federal agencies and submit such list to specified congressional...
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2016-08-30
By Senator Johnson from Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs filed written report under authority of the order of the Senate of 07/14/2016. Report No. 114-304.
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