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USHB3990IntroNational Monument Creation and Protection Act
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2017-10-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 17.
USSB810PassA bill to facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes the construction and operation of a bridge (Riverside Bridge Project) on certain property conveyed to Christ...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-67.
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.
USHB210IntroNative American Energy Act This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to permit certain entities to appraise Indian land or trust assets involved in a transaction requiring Department of Interior approval. (Currently, Interior sets appraisal requ...
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 15.
USHB289EngrossGO Act Guides and Outfitters Act This bill amends the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to specify the circumstances in which the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) may: (1) issue special recreation permits for...
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2017-10-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources 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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2017-09-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 243.
USSB605IntroLitigation Relief for Forest Management Projects Act This bill amends the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 and the Federal land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to prohibit the Department of Agriculture (USDA) or the Dep...
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2017-09-27
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
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.
USHB2199IntroFederal Land Asset Inventory Reform Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of the Interior to develop and maintain a current, accurate multipurpose cadastre (inventory) of federal real property to assist with federal land management activities,...
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2017-09-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 232.
USHB825IntroPublic Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2017 This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to extend through FY2022 the authorization for deposit and use of lease revenues under the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970. Such funds shall be available...
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2017-09-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 231.
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017
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2017-09-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB1873EngrossElectricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA), with respect to lands under their respective jurisdictions, to ensure that all existing and future ...
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2017-09-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1833IntroHardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2017
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2017-09-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3668IntroSHARE Act Sportsmen's Heritage And Recreational Enhancement Act
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2017-09-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 224.
USHB2374IntroEastern Nevada Economic Development and Land Management Improvement Act This bill amends the Lincoln County Land Act of 2000 (LCLA) to require implementation of a multispecies habitat conservation plan in Lincoln County, Nevada. Both the LCLA and the...
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2017-09-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 221.
USSB822IntroBUILD Act Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2017
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2017-09-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 213.
USHB2997Intro21st Century AIRR Act 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act
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2017-09-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 213.
USHB3624IntroRural Economic Vitalization Act This bill authorizes the voluntary waiver of permits or leases for grazing on federal lands managed by the Department of Agriculture or the Department of the Interior. If a permit or lease is waived by a permittee or l...
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2017-09-01
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB1558IntroRepeatedly Flooded Communities Preparation Act This bill amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to require a community that participates in the National Flood Insurance Program and has been repeatedly flooded, as specified by the bill, to: (...
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2017-08-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 196.
USHB3533IntroCoastal State Climate Preparedness Act of 2017
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2017-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USSB19EngrossMOBILE NOW Act Making Opportunities for Broadband Investment and Limiting Excessive and Needless Obstacles to Wireless Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Federal Communication...
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2017-08-04
Held at the desk.
USHR476IntroSupporting the inclusion and meaningful engagement of Latinos in environmental protection and conservation efforts. Recognizes the role of Latinos in protecting and preserving U.S. land, water, and wildlife. Supports the engagement of Latinos in envi...
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB1758IntroBrownfields Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1735IntroCommunity Empowerment for Mitigated Properties Act of 2017 This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to issue guidance regarding a buy-out or the acquisition of property for open space as a mitigation measure under the Robert T...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2370EngrossEscambia County Land Conveyance Act (Sec. 3) This bill authorizes Escambia County, Florida, to convey its interest in any part of the former Santa Rosa Island National Monument land that was conveyed to it by the federal government in 1947 to any per...
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2017-07-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources 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.
USSB468IntroHistoric Routes Preservation Act This bill allows any state, county, political subdivision or agency of a state, company, or other person that asserts public acceptance of a right-of-way granted for the construction of highways over public lands to f...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB614IntroRPPA Commercial Recreation Concessions Pilot Program Act This bill amends the Recreation and Public Purposes Act to direct the Department of the Interior to establish a pilot program that authorizes commercial recreation concessions on land patented ...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSR232IntroA resolution supporting the inclusion and meaningful engagement of Latinos in environmental protection and conservation efforts. Recognizes the role of Latinos in protecting and preserving U.S. land, water, and wildlife. Supports the engagement of La...
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2017-07-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB467IntroMohave County Federal Land Management Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct sales of eligible lands in Mohave County, Arizona, which are administered by the Bureau of Land Management and have been designated for disposal by ...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB257IntroAcadia National Park Boundary Clarification Act This bill confirms that the boundary of Acadia National Park in Maine includes approximately 1,441 acres of land and interests in the Schoodic Peninsula. The bill ratifies and approves: the acquisition ...
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2017-07-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1073IntroEscambia County Land Conveyance Act This bill authorizes Escambia County, Florida, to convey its interest in any part of the former Santa Rosa Island National Monument land that was conveyed to it by the federal government in 1947 to any person or en...
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2017-07-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB954EngrossTo 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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2017-07-12
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 170.
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.
USSB1436IntroNational Fish Habitat Conservation Act
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2017-06-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB131IntroAlaska Mental Health Trust Land Exchange Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to convey certain federal land in two phases to the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority in exchange for certain nonfederal land. Before compl...
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2017-06-22
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 115-117.
USSB733IntroSportsmen's Act TITLE I--NATIONAL POLICY (Sec. 101) This bill states U.S. policy that federal departments and agencies must: facilitate the expansion and enhancement of hunting, noncommercial fishing, and recreational shooting opportunities on federa...
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2017-06-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 154.
USHB494EngrossFort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act (Sec. 2) This bill expands the boundary of the Fort Frederica National Monument on St. Simons Island, Georgia, and increases the maximum number of acres that may be included in the monument from...
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2017-06-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 151.
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
USHB2340IntroTo extend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000.
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2017-05-19
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB1177EngrossRemoving Outdated Restrictions to Allow for Job Growth Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture, if requested in writing by the city of Old Town, Maine, to release, convey, and quitclaim to the city, without monetary consideration...
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2017-05-18
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB584IntroSmall Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act This bill modifies the rulemaking requirements and procedures of federal agencies (excluding Congress, U.S. courts, U.S. territories and possessions, and the District of Columbia) under the Regul...
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2017-05-17
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB1715IntroMedgar Evers House Study Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the home of the late civil rights activist Medgar Evers, located at 2332 Margaret Walker Alexander Drive in Jackson, Mississ...
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2017-05-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 76.
USHB2242IntroKeep It in the Ground Act of 2017 This bill amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) from issuing, renewing, reinstating, or extending any nonproducing lease, or issuing any authorization f...
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2017-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB2284IntroNational Monument Designation Transparency and Accountability Act This bill requires the President, before a national monument can be designated on public land, to obtain congressional approval, certify compliance with the National Environmental Poli...
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2017-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2287IntroBureau of Land Management Headquarters Relocation Act
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2017-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2323IntroSan Gabriel Mountains Foothills and Rivers Protection Act This bill establishes the San Gabriel National Recreation Area in California as a unit of the National Park System, consisting of approximately 51,107 acres of identified federal lands and int...
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2017-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB538EngrossOcmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill redesignates the Ocmulgee National Monument in Georgia as the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park. The boundary of the park is adjusted to include approxim...
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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 63.
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.
USHB618EngrossCrags, Colorado Land Exchange Act of 2017 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA), if the Broadmoor Hotel, Inc., (BHI) offers to convey to the USDA 320 acres of specified nonfederal land in the Pike National Forest in Teller C...
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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 69.
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