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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.
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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2017-06-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1558IntroRepeatedly Flooded Communities Preparation Act
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2017-06-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
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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2017-05-23
[Hearing: Jun 27 @ 10:00 am]
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1177EngrossRemoving Outdated Restrictions to Allow for Job Growth Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture, if requested in writing by the city of Old Town, Maine, to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
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
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2017-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources 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. (Sec. 4) The boundary of the park is adjusted to include...
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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.
USHB699EngrossMount Hood Cooper Spur Land Exchange Clarification Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to revise details of the Cooper Spur-Government Camp land exchange between the United States and Oregon. After the final a...
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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 72.
USSB225IntroMount Hood Cooper Spur Land Exchange Clarification Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to revise details of the Cooper Spur-Government Camp land exchange between the United States and Oregon. After the final a...
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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 65.
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.
USSB280IntroCrags, Colorado Land Exchange Act (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 County, C...
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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 58.
USSB644IntroMedgar Evers House Study Act 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, which is located at 2332 Margaret Walker Alexander Drive in Jackson, Mississ...
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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 59.
USSB331IntroA bill to 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 Rockin...
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2017-05-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 53.
USSR123IntroA resolution designating May 20, 2017, as "Kids to Parks Day". Designates May 20, 2017, as Kids to Parks Day. Recognizes the importance of outdoor recreation and the preservation of open spaces to the health and education of young people of the Unite...
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2017-04-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2134IntroEndangered Species Management Self-Determination Act
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2017-04-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2104IntroMorley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area Boundary Modification Act of 2017
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2017-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB1668IntroBureau of Land Management Foundation Act This bill establishes the Bureau of Land Management Foundation as a charitable, nonprofit organization to encourage, accept, obtain, administer, and use private gifts of money, devises, and bequests of real an...
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2017-04-19
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1819IntroCoal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act to prohibit the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement (OSMRE) and state regulatory authorities from accepting new self-bonds for coal ...
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2017-04-11
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USSB302IntroJohn P. Smith Act
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2017-04-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 33.
USHJR97IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Agriculture relating to "Tongass National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan Amendment". This joint resolution nu...
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2017-04-06
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHJR96IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to "Eastern Interior Proposed Resource Management Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement"....
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2017-04-06
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1728IntroTo modify the boundaries of the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, and for other purposes.
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2017-04-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB822IntroBUILD Act Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2017
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2017-04-04
[Hearing: Jun 28 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1747IntroBrownfields Authorization Increase Act of 2017 This bill amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 by: (1) reauthorizing through FY2023 and revising the brownfield revitalization funding program, and (2)...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB800IntroCoal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act to prohibit the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement (OSMRE) and state regulatory authorities from accepting new self-bonds for coal ...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5EngrossRegulatory Accountability Act of 2017 TITLE I--REGULATORY ACCOUNTABILITY ACT Regulatory Accountability Act (Sec. 103) This bill revises federal rulemaking procedures under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) to require a federal agency to make all...
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2017-03-29
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB33IntroSmall Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2017 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 t...
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2017-03-29
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB750IntroKeep 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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2017-03-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHJR44PassDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act ...
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2017-03-27
Became Public Law No: 115-12. (TXT | PDF)
USSB715IntroRemoving Outdated Restrictions to Allow for Job Growth Act 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, all rig...
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2017-03-23
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1483IntroLitigation 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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2017-03-23
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB1054IntroBotanical Sciences and Native Plant Materials Research, Restoration, and Promotion Act This bill directs the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the National Park Service, and other...
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2017-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USSB19IntroMOBILE 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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2017-03-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 17.
USHB1489IntroMAST Act Marine Access and State Transparency
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2017-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB1538IntroSupporting Home Owner Rights Enforcement Act
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USSB668IntroA bill to nullify the effect of the recent Executive order regarding border security and immigration enforcement.
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2017-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1373IntroAPPROVAL Act Assuring Private Property Rights Over Vast Access to Land Act
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2017-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB1106IntroSmall Tracts Conveyance Act This bill requires the Director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for a state (respecting certain public lands) or the Regional Forester with jurisdiction over the National Forest System (NFS) land of a specific Fores...
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2017-03-10
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB920IntroProtecting Our Border Communities Act of 2017 This bill states that: (1) beginning on January 25, 2017, Executive Order 13767, entitled "Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements," is null and void, shall have no force and effect, and ...
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB983IntroResource Management Practices Protection Act of 2017
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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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2017-03-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1281IntroTo extend the authorization of the Highlands Conservation Act. This bill amends the Highlands Conservation Act to reauthorize through FY2021 financial assistance for land conservation partnership projects in the highlands regions of Connecticut, New ...
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2017-03-07
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB788IntroTarget Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act This bill amends the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the construction and expansion of public target ranges by: (1) authorizing a state to pay up to 90% of the costs of ac...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB481IntroThompson Divide Withdrawal and Protection Act of 2017
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2017-03-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB485IntroStewardship End Result Contracting Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 to authorize the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to obligate funds to cover any potential cancellation or t...
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2017-03-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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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2017-02-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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