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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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2017-10-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 255.
USHB1769IntroSan Luis Unit Drainage Resolution Act This bill requires the Department of the Interior to implement the Agreement between the United States and Westlands Water District August 2015 (Westlands Agreement). The bill amends the San Luis Act (the 1960 st...
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2017-10-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 253.
USSB692EngrossWater Infrastructure Flexibility Act
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2017-10-10
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
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.
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.
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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2017-09-27
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S6159-6175)
USHB200IntroStrengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2022 the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). Revisions are made to: (1) requirements for...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017
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2017-09-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB3668IntroSHARE Act Sportsmen's Heritage And Recreational Enhancement Act
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2017-09-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 224.
USHB601PassREAD Act Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act DIVISION A--REINFORCING EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY IN DEVELOPMENT ACT Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act or the READ Act (Sec. 3) Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of...
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2017-09-08
Became Public Law No: 115-56.
USHB3679IntroNational Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2017
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2017-09-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1807IntroPublic Water Supply Invasive Species Compliance Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Lacey Act and the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to exempt certain water transfers between public water supplies located on, along, or across the boundaries of Te...
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2017-08-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 198.
USSB669IntroColumbia 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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2017-08-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 193.
USSB1695IntroInnovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act of 2017
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2017-08-01
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.
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.
USHR421IntroUrging the Administration to develop more effective and timely responses to famine in Africa, especially efforts to end the conflicts in South Sudan, Nigeria, and other countries that cause or exacerbate famine. Calls for the U.S. government to: use ...
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2017-07-19
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1015-1016)
USHB23EngrossGaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017 This bill requires the Central Valley Project (CVP) and the State Water Project in California to be operated pursuant to the water quality standards and operational constraints described in the "Principles ...
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2017-07-18
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2908IntroClimate Change National Security Strategy Act of 2017
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2017-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Readiness 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)
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.
USHB1967EngrossBureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Reclamation Project Act of 1939 to provide that provisions respecting the sales of electric power and leases of power privileges in connection with the oper...
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2017-06-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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
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
USSB1385IntroNorth American Development Bank Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-06-20
To Senate Foreign Relations 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. (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 to construct, oper...
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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. (Sec. 1) 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 (auth...
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2017-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 126.
USSB703IntroWichita Project Equus Beds Division Authorization Extension Act (Sec. 2) 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...
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2017-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 132.
USSB216IntroBureau 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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2017-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 127.
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.
USHB2479IntroLeading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
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 This bill amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to authorize the Environmental Protection Agency to provide grants or cooperative agreemen...
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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
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