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USHB38EngrossConcealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 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 state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms. ...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4558IntroGrand Staircase Escalante Enhancement Act
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2017-12-06
[Hearing: Dec 14 @ 9:30 am]
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4532IntroShash Jaa National Monument and Indian Creek National Monument Act
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2017-12-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB3017EngrossBrownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-12-01
Received in the Senate.
USSB302EngrossJohn P. Smith Act (Sec. 3) This bill modifies the approval process used for certain transportation projects on Indian reservations by allowing categorical exclusions from National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements. A "categorical exclusion...
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2017-11-30
Held at the desk.
USHB3115EngrossSuperior National Forest Land Exchange Act of 2017 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to convey specified National Forest System land within the Superior National Forest in St. Louis County, Minnesota, to Poly Met Mining ...
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2017-11-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1758IntroBrownfields Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-11-21
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 115-419, Part I.
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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2017-11-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 309.
USHB4252IntroGeothermal Production Expansion Act of 2017
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2017-11-14
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB2936EngrossResilient Federal Forests Act of 2017
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2017-11-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3279EngrossHelium Extraction Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Mineral Leasing Act to require that land leased by the Department of the Interior for the extraction of helium shall fall under the same lease terms as a federal oil and gas lease.
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2017-11-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3567EngrossTo authorize the purchase of a small parcel of Natural Resources Conservation Service property in Riverside, California, by the Riverside Corona Resource Conservation District, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of Agriculture t...
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2017-11-01
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB2921EngrossNational Forest System Vegetation Management Pilot Program Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to conduct a limited, voluntary pilot program to permit vegetation management projects on National Forest System (NFS) land ...
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2017-11-01
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB4114IntroEnvironmental Justice Act of 2017
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2017-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB1996IntroEnvironmental Justice Act of 2017
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2017-10-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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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2017-10-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 255.
USHB3990IntroNational Monument Creation and Protection Act This bill amends the Antiquities Act of 1906 to allow the President to declare by public proclamation an object or objects of antiquity (currently, historic landmarks, historic and prehistoric structures,...
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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. (Sec. 1) This bill authorizes the Riverside Bridge Project, to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge on certain property conv...
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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 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to specify the circumstances in which the Department of Agriculture (USDA), with respect to the Forest Service, or the the Department of the Inter...
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2017-10-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2937EngrossCommunity Reclamation Partnerships Act
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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.
USHB3590IntroEnvironmental Justice and Civil Rights Restoration and Enforcement Act
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
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 This bill reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through FY2020 and specified FAA programs for FY2018-FY2023. The bill revises requirements for th...
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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 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to require a community that participates in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and has been repeatedly flooded to: (1) assess t...
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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
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.
USSB1230IntroWater Rights Protection Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture from: conditioning the issuance, renewal, amendment, or extension of any permit, approval, license, lease, allotment, easement, right-of-way, or o...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB2939IntroWater Rights Protection Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill prohibits the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture from: conditioning the issuance, renewal, amendment, or extension of any permit, approval, license, lease, allotment, easement, right-of-...
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2017-07-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 187.
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.
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