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USSB2150Intro
25%
Directs the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to jointly establish a commission to study and make recommendations to improve federal policies relating to wildland fire prevention, mitigatio...
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2022-06-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 427.
USHB7398Intro
25%
Makes it unlawful for any persons, except as provided below, to organize, sponsor, conduct, or participate in wildlife killing contests on public lands. shall not apply to field trials, wildlife killing contests that exclusively target ungulates (e.g...
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2022-06-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2194Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for the Coastal Program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Among other things, the program identifies the most important natural resource problems and solutions in priority coastal ecosystems in partnership with feder...
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2022-06-15
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USHB1548Intro
25%
Establishes a pilot program for native plant species and a study on the cost-effectiveness of using native plant materials to carry out land management activities on federal lands. The National Park Service (NPS) shall establish a pilot program in at...
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2022-06-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2505Intro
25%
Prohibits self-bonding practices for coal reclamation, establishes limits on bonding practices associated with surface coal mining operations, and establishes requirements for coal mining operations to provide sufficient financial resources to comple...
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2022-06-09
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
USHR1163Intro
25%
Expressing the need for protecting and conserving at least 50 percent of the lands and oceans in the United States and encouraging diplomatic efforts to achieve this goal worldwide.
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2022-06-09
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB387Intro
25%
Withdraws 1,006,545 acres of federal lands in Arizona, including any land or interest in land acquired by the United States after enactment of this bill, from entry, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws; location, entry, and patent ...
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2022-06-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1264Intro
25%
Makes vacant grazing allotments temporarily available to holders of grazing permits or leases after a natural disaster.The Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall make available to the holder of a grazing permit or l...
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2022-06-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1412Intro
25%
Provides for the conveyance of federal land in Carson City, Nevada. The Department of the Interior must convey approximately 258 acres of identified federal land to Carson City. The Department of Agriculture shall convey to Carson City, without consi...
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2022-06-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1750Intro
25%
Designates specified wilderness study areas, special management areas, a National Conservation Area, and other areas in Wyoming. The bill designates the following areas as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: c...
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2022-06-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2568Intro
25%
Directs the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish an Open Access Evapotranspiration (OpenET) Data Program under which the USGS shall provide for delivering satellite-based evapotranspiration data to advance the quantification of evaporation and ...
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2022-06-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2708Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to issue guidance related to certain community land grants in New Mexico made by Spain or Mexico to individuals, groups, and communities to promote the settlement of the...
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2022-06-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB2794Intro
25%
Withdraws approximately 234,328 acres of federal land and waters in a specified area in the Rainy River Watershed of Superior National Forest in Minnesota from entry, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws; location, entry, and patent...
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2022-05-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB279Intro
25%
Bars the Department of Agriculture from allowing the construction of roads, the reconstruction of roads, or logging in an inventoried roadless area where those activities are prohibited by the Roadless Rule (i.e., certain federal regulations relating...
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2022-05-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB557Intro
25%
Establishes a pilot program for native plant species and a study on the cost-effectiveness of using native plant materials to carry out land management activities on federal lands. The National Park Service (NPS) shall establish a pilot program in at...
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2022-05-11
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1718Intro
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Adds to the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in California Nystrom Elementary School--The Maritime Building and other areas as the Department of the Interior deems appropriate. Within the boundaries of the park, Inte...
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2022-05-11
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHR1101Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should support the safe and responsible development of its energy resources via drilling, in an effort to maintain a robust energy supply chain that promotes national securit...
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2022-05-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4850)
USSR628Intro
25%
This resolution designates May 21, 2022, as Kids to Parks Day. The resolution recognizes the importance of outdoor recreation and the preservation of open spaces to the health and education of young people of the United States.
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2022-05-10
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2407; text: CR S2422)
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.
USSB173Intro
25%
Provides for the conservation of specified lands in Colorado. Specifically, the bill designates specified federal lands within the White River National Forest as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, the proposed Williams Fork Mo...
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2022-05-03
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Failed to report favorably.
USSB177Intro
25%
Designates specified federal land administered by the Bureau of Land Management in Taos County, New Mexico, comprising 13,103 acres in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, to be known as the Cerro de la Olla Wilderness. The Department of the I...
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2022-05-03
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USSB1222Intro
25%
Modifies the wilderness designations of certain lands in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Utah. The bill designates approximately 326.27 acres in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest as part of the Mount Olympus Wilderness. The bill also...
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2022-05-03
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1128Intro
25%
Directs the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to establish a program to identify and convey available federal land in Alaska to the University of Alaska for a land grant to support higher education. The bill also permits the BLM or the Department of Ag...
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2022-05-03
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB3113PassDirects the Department of the Interior, the Forest Service, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to jointly develop and adopt interagency standards to ensure compatibility and interoperability among federal databases for the collection and disseminat...
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2022-04-29
Became Public Law No: 117-114. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4878Intro
25%
Amends the National Trails System Act to include national discovery trails as part of the national trails system. Such trails (1) shall be extended, continuous, interstate trails located to provide for outstanding outdoor recreation and travel and to...
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2022-04-28
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2793Engross
50%
Extends through FY2029 the Highlands Conservation Act, which provides for land conservation in Highlands states (i.e., Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania). The bill authorizes the Fish and Wildlife Service to add a municipality to th...
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2022-04-27
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 352.
USHB972Intro
25%
Directs the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to establish as a national wildlife refuge the lands, waters, and interests therein acquired pursuant to this bill, to be known as the Western Riverside County National Wildlife Refuge. The FWS shall publis...
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2022-04-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 216.
USHB1146Intro
25%
Revises the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program which restores land and water adversely impacted by surface coal mines that were abandoned before August 3, 1977. A state with an approved reclamation program may enter into a memorandum of understa...
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2022-04-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 215.
USHB7468Intro
25%
To direct the Director of National Intelligence to submit to Congress a report on the effects of increased production and consumption of alternative proteins on the long-term national security interests of the United States.
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2022-04-07
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB5093Intro
25%
Directs the Forest Service to convey to Skamania County in Washington, upon request of the county, all right, title, and interest of the United States in approximately 23.4 acres of National Forest System land, related infrastructure, and all improve...
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3591Intro
25%
A bill to strengthen the bilateral partnership between the United States and Ecuador in support of democratic institutions and rule of law, sustainable and inclusive economic growth, and conservation.
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2022-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 320.
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.
USHR1013Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes and celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, who is considered to be the founder of landscape architecture in the United States.
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2022-03-29
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7207Intro
25%
To prohibit the importation of petroleum products from Venezuela, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6960Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. energy security and independence, the importation and exportation of fossil fuels, and drawdowns from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Specifically, the bill directs the President to prohibit the importation of fossil fuels from Russia...
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2022-03-21
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3822Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the President from promulgating new oil and gas regulations until after the Russian troops have withdrawn from Ukraine, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-10
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7012Intro
25%
To provide appropriations for certain activities relating to Ukraine, prohibit the importation of certain petroleum products from Russia, Iran, and Venezuela, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6858Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. energy security, the production of oil and gas, and the importation and exportation of oil and gas. Specifically, the President must submit an energy security plan that (1) evaluates U.S. crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas ...
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2022-03-08
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB6884Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. energy independence, the production and importation of oil and natural gas, and the rescission of specified environmental requirements. Specifically, the bill directs the President to develop a plan for the United States to achieve ene...
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2022-03-08
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USSB3752Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. energy security, the production of oil and gas, and the importation and exportation of oil and gas. Specifically, the President must submit an energy security plan that (1) evaluates U.S. crude oil, petroleum products, and natural gas ...
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2022-03-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB753Intro
25%
Extends through FY2028 the Highlands Conservation Act, which provides for land conservation in Highlands states (i.e., Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania). The bill authorizes the Fish and Wildlife Service to add a municipality to th...
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2022-03-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 296.
USSB1589Intro
25%
Designates specified Bureau of Land Management land in Oregon as the Rogue Canyon and Molalla Recreation Areas and adds approximately 59,512 acres of federal land to the Wild Rogue Wilderness. The Department of the Interior, for public land, and the ...
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2022-03-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 298.
USSB2433Intro
25%
Directs the Department of the Interior and the Forest Service to develop and maintain a current and accurate multipurpose cadastre (inventory) of federal real property under their jurisdictions to support federal land management activities on federal...
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2022-03-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 299.
USHB6886Intro
25%
Requires the President to prohibit the importation of crude oil and petroleum products from Russia. In addition, the bill requires the President to obtain congressional approval before (1) declaring a moratorium on the use of hydraulic fracturing, or...
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2022-03-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB5493Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to issue guidance related to certain community land grants in New Mexico made by Spain or Mexico to individuals, groups, and communities to promote the settlement of the...
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2022-03-01
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB904Intro
25%
Directs the Department of the Interior, the Forest Service, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to jointly develop and adopt interagency standards to ensure compatibility and interoperability among federal databases for the collection and disseminat...
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2022-02-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 284.
USSB3714Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. energy independence, the production and importation of oil and natural gas, and the rescission of specified environmental requirements. Specifically, the bill directs the President to develop a plan for the United States to achieve ene...
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2022-02-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR940Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Russian invasion of Ukraine will further weaken global energy security and President Biden should take immediate action to provide allies of the United States with an affordable and secure...
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2022-02-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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