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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.
USSB810EngrossA bill to facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes.
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2017-08-07
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation 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
USHB3533IntroCoastal State Climate Preparedness Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB3624IntroRural Economic Vitalization Act
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2017-07-28
To House 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.
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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2017-07-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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.
USSB822IntroBUILD Act Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2017
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2017-07-12
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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.
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017
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2017-06-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 162.
USHB289IntroGO 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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2017-06-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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2017-06-27
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2997Intro21st Century AIRR Act 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act
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2017-06-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 25.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
USHB1894IntroTo facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes.
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit 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
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