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USSB669IntroColumbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act 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 traditional ...
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2017-08-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 193.
USSB1663IntroCO2 Regulatory Certainty Act
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2017-07-27
To Senate Finance 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.
USSB837IntroSouthern Utah Open OHV Areas Act
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB23EngrossGaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017
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2017-07-18
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3106IntroTo amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to publish a maximum contaminant level goal and promulgate a national primary drinking water regulation for perfluorinated compounds (including p...
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2017-07-14
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5870)
USSB1519IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the defense activities of the ...
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2017-07-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 165.
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017
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2017-06-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 162.
USHR218IntroRecognizing the importance of the United States-Israel economic relationship and encouraging new areas of cooperation. Affirms that the U.S.-Israel economic partnership has benefitted both countries and is a foundational component of the strong allia...
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2017-06-29
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB220EngrossTo authorize the expansion of an existing hydroelectric project, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill authorizes the licensee for the Terror Lake Hydroelectric Project in Kodiak Island, Alaska, to occupy not more than 20 acres of federal land t...
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2017-06-28
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 159.
USSB1464IntroWater Conservation Tax Parity Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the tax exclusion for energy conservation subsidies provided by public utilities to exclude from gross income subsidies provided (directly or indirectly): (1) by a...
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2017-06-28
To Senate Finance 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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2017-06-27
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1731IntroRECLAIM Act of 2017 Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and Investing More Act of 2017 This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to make specified funds available to the De...
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2017-06-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1654EngrossWater Supply Permitting Coordination Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes the Bureau of Reclamation as the lead agency for purposes of coordinating all reviews, permits, licenses, or other approvals or decisions (reviews) required under federal law to ...
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2017-06-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3009IntroSustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt tax-exempt facility bonds for sewage and water supply facilities from the state volume caps on private activity bonds.
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2017-06-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2908IntroClimate Change National Security Strategy Act of 2017
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2017-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB677IntroWater Supply Permitting Coordination Act This bill establishes the Bureau of Reclamation as the lead agency for purposes of coordinating all reviews, permits, licenses, or other approvals or decisions (reviews) required under federal law to construct...
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2017-06-14
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB685IntroClean Water for Rural Communities Act This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior to carry out the projects entitled: (1) the "Dry-Redwater Regional Water Authority System" in accordance with the Dry-Redwater Regional Water System Feasibility...
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2017-06-14
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB214IntroA bill to authorize the expansion of an existing hydroelectric project. This bill authorizes the licensee for the Terror Lake Hydroelectric Project in Kodiak Island, Alaska, to occupy not more than 20 acres of federal land to construct, operate, and ...
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2017-06-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 141.
USSB714IntroYakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project Phase III Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill expands the purposes of the Yakima River Basin Water Conservation Program to include: protection, mitigation, and enhancement of fish and wildlife and the recovery ...
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2017-06-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 143.
USSB199IntroA bill to authorize the use of the active capacity of the Fontenelle Reservoir. This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior, in cooperation with the state of Wyoming, to amend the Definite Plan Report for the Seedskadee Project (authorized un...
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2017-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 126.
USSB216IntroBureau of Reclamation Transparency Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to submit to Congress, make publicly available, and biennially update an Asset Management Report that describes the Bureau of Reclamation's efforts to maintain in...
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2017-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 127.
USSB703IntroWichita Project Equus Beds Division Authorization Extension Act This bill amends the Wichita Project Equus Beds Division Authorization Act of 2005 to extend for ten years the authority of the Department of the Interior to carry out the Equus Beds Aqu...
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2017-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 132.
USHB723IntroEnergy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to revise requirements for energy savings performance contracts and utility energy service contracts (performance contracts). ...
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2017-06-07
Subcommittee on Energy Discharged.
USHB660IntroBureau of Reclamation Transparency Act (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to submit to Congress, make publicly available, and biennially update an Asset Management Report that describes the Bureau of Reclamation's efforts to ma...
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2017-06-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 103.
USSB692IntroWater Infrastructure Flexibility Act
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2017-05-25
An errata sheet on written report No. 115-87 was printed. (text: 115S.Rept.87 errata)
USSB239IntroEnergy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to revise requirements for energy savings performance contracts and utility energy service contracts (performance con...
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2017-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 98.
USSB518IntroSmall and Rural Community Clean Water Technical Assistance Act
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2017-05-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 89.
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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2017-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USSB838IntroPACE Act of 2017 Protecting Americans from Credit Entanglements Act of 2017
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2017-05-11
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB385IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act This bill revises a variety of programs to encourage energy efficiency in buildings, industry, the federal government, and certain appliances, including by: requiring states and Indian tribes to measu...
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2017-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 73.
USSB1090IntroWater and Agriculture Tax Reform Act of 2017 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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2017-05-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB689EngrossBolts Ditch Access and Use Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to permit by special use authorization nonmotorized access and use of the Bolts Ditch headgate and the Bolts Ditch within the Holy Cross Wilderness in Colorado fo...
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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 71.
USSB285IntroBolts Ditch Access and Use Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to permit by special use authorization nonmotorized access and use of the Bolts Ditch headgate and the Bolts Ditch within the Holy Cross Wilderness in Colorado fo...
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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 66.
USHB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31.
USHB2355IntroWater Infrastructure Flexibility Act
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB2328IntroLow-Income Sewer and Water Assistance Program Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to require the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a pilot program that awards grants ...
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2017-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB2325IntroEmergency Financial Manager Reform Act of 2017
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2017-05-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1807IntroPublic Water Supply Invasive Species Compliance Act of 2017 This bill amends the Lacey Act and the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 by exempting certain water transfers between public water supplies located on, along, or across the boundaries of Texas, A...
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2017-04-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 17.
USHB301IntroNIST Plumbing Research Act of 2017 This bill directs the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to: establish or designate a laboratory to conduct research on premise plumbing in relation to water safety, security, efficiency, sustaina...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB958IntroWasteful EPA Programs Elimination Act of 2017 This bill terminates all existing grant programs of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), its National Clean Diesel Campaign, and its environmental justice programs. The EPA may not establish new gra...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1443IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act This bill revises a variety of programs to encourage energy efficiency in buildings, industry, the federal government, and certain appliances, including by: requiring states and Indian tribes to measu...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB1673IntroWater Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability Act of 2017
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2017-04-11
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2012IntroFracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act of 2017
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1301EngrossDepartment 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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2017-04-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 36.
USHB1971IntroWater Infrastructure Flexibility Act
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USSB865IntroFRAC Act Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act
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2017-04-06
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2010IntroCO2 Regulatory Certainty Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to revise requirements for the secure geological storage of carbon dioxide for the purpose of the tax credit for carbon dioxide sequestration. The bill establishes a December 31,...
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2017-04-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1958IntroPACE Act of 2017 Protecting Americans from Credit Entanglements Act of 2017
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2017-04-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB789IntroPublic Water Supply Invasive Species Compliance Act of 2017 This bill amends the Lacey Act and the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 by exempting certain water transfers between public water supplies located on, along, or across the boundaries of Texas, A...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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