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USSB66PassAddresses harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the South Florida ecosystem. An algal bloom is a rapid growth of algae that may create toxic or hypoxic (severely low-oxygen) conditions that are harmful to humans, animals, aquatic ecosystems, and the ec...
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2022-06-16
Became Public Law No: 117-144. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7776Engross
50%
Authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out activities concerning water resources development projects, water supply and wastewater infrastructure, flood control, navigation, or ecosystem restoration, such as shoreline restoration. In ad...
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2022-06-09
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 399.
USSB2254Intro
25%
Designates specified segments of the following rivers and creeks in Montana as wild, scenic, or recreational rivers Smith River, Tenderfoot Creek, Gallatin River, Hyalite Creek, Taylor Creek, Madison River, Bear Creek, Boulder River, Hellroaring Cree...
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2022-06-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB737Intro
25%
Authorizes the Bureau of Reclamation to use funds through FY2032 to rehabilitate the St. Mary Diversion Dam and Canal Headworks, which are part of the Milk River Project in Montana. In addition, the bill requires Reclamation to (1) coordinate with th...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB1179Intro
25%
Authorizes the Bureau of Reclamation to provide financial assistance for various projects in California to mitigate the sinking or settling of the ground (i.e., subsidence mitigation), specifically for projects related to the Friant-Kern Canal, the D...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB953Intro
25%
Establishes a funding source for certain water resources development projects in western states. The bill also reauthorizes and expands existing water resources development programs, as well as establishes new programs. Specifically, the bill establi...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB3693Intro
25%
Extends through FY2024 the authority of the Department of the Interior to implement capital projects (i.e., construction of facilities) for the endangered fish recovery programs for the Upper Colorado and San Juan river basins. The bill raises the ce...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB2334Intro
25%
A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish a grant program to provide grants on a competitive basis to eligible entities for large-scale water recycling and reuse projects, to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to m...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USHB5001Engross
50%
Extends through FY2024 the authority of the Department of the Interior to implement capital projects (i.e., construction of facilities) for the endangered fish recovery programs for the Upper Colorado and San Juan river basins. The bill raises the ce...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB2693Intro
25%
Provides the Bureau of Reclamation with additional project authorities for the Salton Sea research project in Southern California. Specifically, the bill authorizes Reclamation to provide grants and enter into contracts and cooperative agreements to ...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB182Intro
25%
Withdraws identified federal land in the Pecos River watershed in New Mexico from entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral an...
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2022-05-03
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Failed to report favorably.
USSB455Intro
25%
Designates (1) certain federal land in the Olympic National Forest in the state of Washington as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System; and (2) certain other land, identified on the same map as such proposed area...
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2022-05-03
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Failed to report favorably.
USSB567Intro
25%
Provides for conservation or transfer of land in Nevada. Specifically, the bill transfers approximately 41,055 acres of land to be held in trust for the Moapa Band of Paiutes of the Moapa River Indian Reservation; adjusts the boundary of the Red Rock...
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2022-03-31
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB6865Engross
50%
Authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for the Federal Maritime Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard, including appropriations for acquiring icebreaker vessels. It also revises a variety of requirements concerning the Coast Guard's personnel, operat...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1583Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through September 30, 2034, activities to restore Lake Tahoe and its surrounding basin. Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake on the border of California and Nevada.
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2022-02-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 286.
USHB4677Intro
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Requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to establish the New York-New Jersey Watershed Restoration Program, a nonregulatory program, to coordinate restoration and protection activities among government entities and conservation partners throughou...
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2022-02-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 18.
USSB140Intro
25%
Addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. Specifically, it expands requirements related to a study of the scientific workforce in areas of oceanic and atmospheric research and development. For e...
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2022-02-15
By Senator Cantwell from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 117-74.
USHB6637Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USHB4358Intro
25%
Designates a specified segment of the Little Manatee River in Florida as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. The bill withdraws the federal land within the boundaries of the designated river segment from (1) entry, appropriatio...
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2022-01-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4404Intro
25%
Designates a restored segment of the Kissimmee River in Florida as a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
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2022-01-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6391Intro
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Authorizes funding for FY2021 to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), continues U.S. use of the International Space Station (ISS) through FY2030, and authorizes programs and activities. Among other requirements, NASA must maintai...
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2022-01-12
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB3435Intro
25%
Extends through FY2036 the authority for, and increases the amount that may be appropriated for, various national heritage areas. The bill also extends through FY2036 (1) the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission, and (2) the Gullah/Gee...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USSB491Intro
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Designates specified segments of the main stem and the tributaries of the York River in Maine as a recreational river. The Department of the Interior may enter into cooperative agreements to provide for the long-term protection, preservation, and enh...
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2021-12-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 200.
USSB3425Intro
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Extends through FY2036 the authority for, and increases the amount that may be appropriated for, various national heritage areas. The bill also extends through FY2036 (1) the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission, and (2) the Gullah/Gee...
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2021-12-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1201Intro
25%
Sets out priorities for climate action, clean energy, energy diplomacy, reduced deforestation, and related U.S. foreign policy. The Department of State must incorporate climate action and climate diplomacy across all bureaus and U.S. missions abroad....
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2021-12-15
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USHB2088Engross
50%
Takes specified lands and easements in Monroe County, Tennessee, into trust for the use and benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. These lands include the Sequoyah Museum, the Chota Memorial, the Tanasi Memorial, and land to provide support...
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2021-11-17
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 117-115.
USHB5345Intro
25%
Requires the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a Saline Lake Ecosystems in the Great Basin States Assessment and Monitoring Program. Under the program, the USGS must assess, monitor, and conserve saline lake ecosystems in the Great Basin as ...
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2021-11-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3326Intro
25%
Sets forth provisions regarding development of geothermal, solar, or wind energy on public lands. The Department of the Interior shall establish priority areas on its land for geothermal, solar, and wind energy projects, consistent with the principle...
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2021-11-17
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1469Intro
25%
Designates specified segments of the main stem and the tributaries of the York River in Maine as a recreational river. The Department of the Interior may enter into cooperative agreements to provide for the long-term protection, preservation, and enh...
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2021-11-09
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3616Engross
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Directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a study to assess the suitability and feasibility of designating the study area, including areas in Utah and Idaho that are within the main drainage area of the Bear River, as a National Heritage Area...
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2021-11-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3034Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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2021-10-20
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB1459Intro
25%
Sets forth provisions concerning the restoration, economic development, and conservation of, and recreational access to, certain public lands in California. The bill establishes the South Fork Trinity-Mad River Restoration Area, the California Public...
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2021-10-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1538Intro
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Expands the Smith River National Recreation Area in California into Oregon and designates specified segments of the North Fork Smith River as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (NWSRS). The management emphasis for any portion of...
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2021-10-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1318Intro
25%
Extends the period during which the Department of the Interior may make grants or provide assistance for the Yuma Crossing Heritage Area in Arizona through FY2036.
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2021-10-06
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB2482Intro
25%
Extends through FY2036 the authority of the Department of the Interior to provide any assistance to the Champlain Valley National Heritage Area Partnership in Vermont and New York. The bill eliminates the ceiling on the total amount that may be appro...
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2021-10-06
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1911Intro
25%
Modifies and ratifies a specified water rights settlement agreement entered into by the United States, Montana, and the Fort Belknap Indian Community (i.e., the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes of the Fort Belknap Reservation of Montana). The bill ...
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2021-10-06
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 117-138.
USSB558Engross
50%
Addresses forecasting and the communication of flood, tornado, and hurricane events by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Among other provisions, the bill directs NOAA to establish a National Integrated Flood Information Syst...
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2021-10-01
Held at the desk.
USSB2605Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energy (DOE), and independent agencies such as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The bill...
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2021-08-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 115.
USHB3396Intro
25%
Requires the Department of the Interior to provide financial assistance for the conservation of butterflies and moths in North America; plant species in Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands; freshwater mussels in the United ...
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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSR313Intro
25%
This resolution commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Souris River flood in Minot, North Dakota.
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2021-07-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5025; text: CR S5022)
USHB4549Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energy (DOE), and independent agencies such as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The bill...
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2021-07-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 71.
USSB2377Intro
25%
Addresses energy infrastructure, clean energy supply chains, carbon capture and storage, ecosystem restoration, and western water infrastructure. Specifically, the bill establishes new programs or expands existing programs to support energy infrastru...
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2021-07-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 104.
USHB3764Intro
25%
Establishes a variety of requirements to reduce carbon emissions and protect oceans, coastal habitats, marine mammals, and fish populations from climate change and other threats.
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2021-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 19.
USHB3132Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through September 30, 2034, activities to restore Lake Tahoe and its surrounding basin. Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake on the border of California and Nevada.
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2021-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3330Intro
25%
Sets forth provisions regarding development of geothermal, solar, or wind energy on public lands. The Department of the Interior shall establish priority areas on its land for geothermal, solar, and wind energy projects, consistent with the principle...
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2021-07-01
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB1851Intro
25%
Authorizes the Bureau of Reclamation to use funds through FY2032 to rehabilitate the St. Mary Diversion Dam and Canal Headworks, which are part of the Milk River Project in Montana. In addition, the bill requires Reclamation to (1) coordinate with th...
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2021-06-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3877Intro
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Provides the Bureau of Reclamation with additional project authorities for the Salton Sea research project in Southern California. Specifically, the bill authorizes Reclamation to provide grants and enter into contracts and cooperative agreements to ...
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2021-06-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSR288Intro
25%
This resolution commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Souris River flood in Minot, North Dakota.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB192Intro
25%
Designates specified river segments, primarily in Oregon, as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
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2021-06-23
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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