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USHB2EngrossAgriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 This bill (commonly known as the farm bill) reauthorizes through FY2023 and modifies Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, conservation, trade and international food aid, nutr...
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2018-06-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB6136IntroBorder Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to achieve situational awareness and operational control of the border, including by increasing enforcement personnel. The bill provides fu...
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2018-06-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB857EngrossCalifornia Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act This bill amends the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 to, among other things: establish or designate wilderness areas, off-highway vehicle recreation areas, and a national scenic area; relea...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5149IntroUnlocking Public Lands Act
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2018-06-21
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5148IntroProtect Public Use of Public Lands Act
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2018-06-21
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3EngrossSpending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act This bill rescinds approximately $15 billion in budget authority over 2018-2028 that was proposed to be rescinded by the President under procedures included in the Impoundment Control Act of 1974....
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2018-06-20
Motion to discharge Senate Committees on Appropriations; the Budget rejected by Yea-Nay Vote. 48 - 50. Record Vote Number: 134.
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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2018-05-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 546.
USSB2602IntroUSE IT Act Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies
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2018-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 435.
USSB2979IntroSpending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act This bill rescinds approximately $15 billion in budget authority over 2018-2028 that was proposed to be rescinded by the President under procedures included in the Impoundment Control Act of 1974....
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2018-05-24
Read twice and referred concurrently to the Committees on Appropriations; the Budget pursuant to the order of January 30, 1975, as modified by the order of April 11, 1986, with instructions that the Budget Committee be authorized to report its views to the Appropriations Committee, and that the latter alone be authorized to report the bill.
USHB4819IntroDELTA Act Defending Economic Livelihoods and Threatened Animals Act
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2018-05-22
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2479IntroLeading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act This bill authorizes appropriations for the nation's infrastructure, including appropriations for: secure broadband internet access, with a prioritization on expanding broadband access in unserved are...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB5819IntroBURMA Act of 2018 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB2582EngrossConfirming State Land Grants for Education Act (Sec. 2) This bill allows the state of Utah, subject to valid existing rights, to select certain lands under the administrative jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of the Department of th...
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2018-05-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1756IntroRebuild America Now Act
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2018-05-15
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB3053EngrossNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018 This bill amends the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to initiate a program to consolidate and temporarily store commercial spent nuclear fuel during the development...
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2018-05-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2591IntroModernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act of 2017 This bill amends the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make it one of the purposes of the Act to provide financial and technical assistance to the states for the prom...
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2018-05-08
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3400IntroRecreation Not Red-Tape Act This bill amends the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to require the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Forest Service to review the process for the issuance and renewal of special recreation permits, includin...
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2018-04-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB146EngrossEastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act This bill 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, ...
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2018-04-17
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHR825IntroRecognizing the impacts of climate change on outdoor recreation and supporting policies that address the causes and effects of climate change.
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2018-04-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB401IntroTo designate the mountain at the Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming, as Devils Tower, and for other purposes. This bill declares that the mountain at the Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming shall be known and designated as "Devils Tower."
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2018-04-11
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 138.
USHB520IntroNational Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act This bill addresses the mine permitting process. Under the bill, projects that provide minerals vital to job creation, energy infrastructure, American economic competitiveness, and national secu...
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2018-04-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 482.
USSB1181IntroGood Samaritan Search and Recovery Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to implement a process to provide eligible organizations and individuals expedited access to federal land to conduct good...
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2018-04-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 373.
USHB1177PassRemoving 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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2018-03-26
Became Public Law No: 115-156. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5264IntroClean Water Partnership Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to make matching grants to assist states, Washington, DC, U.S. territories, or U.S. possessions in acquiring land, water, or interests (e.g., conservation easements) if the ...
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2018-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB1625PassTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) construct and operate infrastructure and technology to deter and detect illegal border activity in high traffic areas, (2) deploy the most pra...
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2018-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 471.
USHB3008IntroGeorge W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the childhood home of former President George W. Bush, which is located at 1412 West Ohio Avenue in Midland, Texas. Interi...
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2018-03-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 470.
USHB4976IntroEmpowering State Forestry to Improve Forest Health Act of 2018 This bill amends the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to direct the Forest Service to establish a landscape-scale restoration program to provide financial and technical assista...
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2018-03-08
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB2060IntroBurma Human Rights and Freedom Act of 2018
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2018-02-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
USHB4761IntroCompact Impact Relief Act
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2018-02-08
To House Nutrition Committee
USSB414IntroPershing 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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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB1107EngrossPershing 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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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB441IntroOrgan Mountains-Desert Peaks Conservation Act This bill designates specified lands in New Mexico administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of the Department of the Interior as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preserva...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2206IntroProtect Public Use of Public Lands Act
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1046IntroEastern 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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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1665IntroConfirming State Land Grants for Education Act This bill allows the state of Utah, subject to valid existing rights, to select certain lands under the administrative jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of the Department of the Interio...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1481IntroAlaska Native Claims Settlement Improvement Act of 2017 This bill revises provisions concerning Alaska Natives claims to land and Alaska Native regional, village, or urban corporations. The bill amends the Barrow Gas Field Transfer Act of 1984 to req...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2354IntroANTIQUITIES Act of 2018 America's Natural Treasures of Immeasurable Quality Unite, Inspire, and Together Improve the Economies of States Act of 2018
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2018-01-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4532IntroShash Jaa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act This bill withdraws all federal lands and interests within the exterior boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah as declared under Presidential Proclamation 9558, dated ...
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2018-01-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2350IntroForest Incentives Program Act of 2018
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2018-01-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB4802IntroStreamlining and Expediting Approval for Communications Technologies Act This bill directs Senior Real Property Officers of specified federal agencies to track applications to locate or modify communications facilities on certain federal real propert...
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2018-01-19
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB2987Intro21st Century Conservation Service Corps Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to replace provisions that established the Public Lands Corps with provisions establishing the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) to:...
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2018-01-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB954PassTo 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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2018-01-12
Became Public Law No: 115-116. (TXT | PDF)
USHB699PassMount 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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2018-01-10
Became Public Law No: 115-110. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4568IntroEnhancing Geothermal Production on Federal Lands Act This bill amends the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970 to allow the Department of the Interior to award noncompetitive leases on up to 640 acres of certain federal land for geothermal development. Inter...
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2018-01-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 375.
USHB4735IntroGold King Mine Spill Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-01-05
To House Subcommittee on Environment 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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2017-12-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 284.
USHB4558IntroGrand Staircase Escalante Enhancement Act This bill establishes the Escalante Canyons National Park and Preserve within the Escalante Canyons National Monument (established by this bill and consisting of approximately 243,241 acres) in Utah. Federal ...
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2017-12-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB38EngrossConcealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 TITLE I--CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY ACT OF 2017 (Sec. 101) This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3371IntroModoc County Land Transfer and Economic Development Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to convey, without consideration, to Modoc County, California, specified National Forest System land in Modoc National Forest which contai...
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2017-12-07
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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