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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.
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.
USSB3273IntroAlaska Native Claims Settlement Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-09-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
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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2016-09-22
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
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 Authorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to sell or exchange any or all interest of the United States in 30 tracts of National Forest System land in Georgia totaling approximatel...
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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
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2016-09-14
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2383IntroUtah Test and Training Range Encroachment Prevention and Temporary Closure Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior and the Air Force to enter into a memorandum of agreement for the continued management by Interior of approximately 625,64...
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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 This bill transfers jurisdiction over certain public land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for inclusion in the Black Hills National Cemetery. Upon a d...
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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.
USSB2223IntroBlack Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act This bill transfers jurisdiction over certain public land from the Department of the Interior to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for inclusion in the Black Hills National Cemetery. Upon a d...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 598.
USHB2577EngrossTransportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 DIVISION A--MILITARY CONSTRUCTION AND VETERANS AFFAIRS AND RELATED A...
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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)
USSB2954IntroSte. Genevieve National Historical Park Establishment Act of 2016 This bill establishes the Ste. Genevieve National Historic Site in Missouri as a unit of the National Park System. Interior may acquire, by donation, purchase, or exchange, any land or...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 605.
USSB3020IntroA bill to update the map of, and modify the 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 Monument in ...
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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)
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.
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. This bill modifies the boundaries of Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota. The bill transfers to the National Park Service of the Department o...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 603.
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.
USHB5765IntroGreat Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 2016
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2016-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB3212IntroTo amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to make technical corrections, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to permit the Department of the Interior to accept real property located within the boundaries of the ori...
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2016-07-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 542.
USSB817EngrossA bill to provide for the addition of certain real property to the reservation of the Siletz Tribe in the State of Oregon. (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Siletz Tribe Indian Restoration Act to authorize the Department of the Interior to take into trus...
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2016-07-18
Held at the desk.
USSB818EngrossA bill to amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to make technical corrections, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) The Department of the Interior may accept title to any real property located within the boundaries of the original 1857 reservation of the...
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2016-07-18
Held at the desk.
USHB4465EngrossFederal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 (Sec. 4) This bill establishes the Public Buildings Reform Board to identify opportunities for the federal government to reduce significantly its inventory of civilian real property and reduce its costs. (...
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2016-07-14
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 562.
USHB2333IntroTo authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain property related to the Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort Scott, Kansas. This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior to acquire the structure known as "Lunette Blair," whic...
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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USHB3079EngrossTo take certain Federal land located in Tuolumne County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) All U.S. interests in approximately 80 acres of specified U.S. Forest Service lan...
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2016-07-07
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 549.
USHB3844EngrossBureau of Land Management Foundation Act This bill establishes the Energy and Minerals Reclamation Foundation to encourage, obtain, and use gifts, devises, and bequests of property for projects to reclaim: (1) hardrock mines that were abandoned befor...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2375IntroFederal Asset Sale and Transfer Act of 2015 (Sec. 4) This bill establishes the Federal Real Property Reform Board to identify opportunities for the federal government to significantly reduce the inventory of civilian real property it holds and reduce...
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2016-07-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 544.
USHB5556IntroGreat Bend of the Gila National Monument Establishment Act This bill establishes the Great Bend of the Gila National Monument in Arizona. The Department of the Interior shall manage the Monument as part of the National Landscape Conservation System t...
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2016-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2212PassTo take certain Federal lands located in Lassen County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Susanville Indian Rancheria, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill takes into trust for the benefit of the Susanville Indian Rancheria approxim...
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2016-06-22
Became Public Law No: 114-181. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5160IntroTo 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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2016-06-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 485.
USHB482EngrossOcmulgee 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 boundary of the Historical Park is adjusted...
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2016-06-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB3650IntroState National Forest Management Act of 2015 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture, through the Forest Service, to convey to a state up to 2 million acres of eligible portions of the National Forest System (NFS) in it that it elects to acqu...
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2016-06-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15.
USHB5478IntroPueblo de Cochiti Self-Governance Act
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2016-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
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