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USHB5515PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs...
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2018-08-13
Became Public Law No: 115-232.
USHB6658IntroOffending Oil Polluters Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny certain tax credits or deductions to an offending oil polluter. The bill defines "offending oil polluter" as any person who is responsible for a vessel or facility from wh...
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2018-08-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2630EngrossLa Paz County Land Conveyance Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior, after receiving a request from La Paz County, Arizona, to convey to the county, without consideration, 8,000 acres of specified federal land. The federal land conveye...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2261IntroMarine Oil Spill Prevention Act This bill address issues related to preventing and responding to oil spills. This bill amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 to extend the moratorium on oil and gas leasing in certain areas in the Gulf ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
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
USSB825EngrossSoutheast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convey specified property in Sitka, Alaska, to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium for u...
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2018-04-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 472.
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.
USHB5275IntroAgricultural Certainty for Reporting Emissions Act
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2018-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB2421IntroFARM Act Fair Agricultural Reporting Method Act
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2018-03-08
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 115-237.
USSB1222IntroLa Paz County Land Conveyance Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior, after receiving a request from La Paz County, Arizona, to convey to the county, without consideration, 8,000 acres of specified federal land. The federal land conveye...
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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.
USHB4889IntroHealthy Climate and Family Security Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the Department of the Treasury to establish a carbon trading program that caps the emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from crude oil, coal, and natur...
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2018-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB2352IntroHealthy Climate and Family Security Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the Department of the Treasury to establish a carbon trading program that caps the emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from crude oil, coal, and natur...
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2018-01-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4735IntroGold King Mine Spill Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-01-05
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4667EngrossFurther Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements, 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year endi...
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2018-01-04
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 291.
USHB2810PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2017-12-12
Became Public Law No: 115-91. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2198IntroSuperfund Polluter Pays Restoration Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) reinstate the Hazardous Substance Superfund financing rate beginning 60 days after enactment of this bill; (2) increase such rate from 9.7 cents to 15....
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2017-12-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3017EngrossBrownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill modifies the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) to specify if a state or local government takes ti...
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2017-12-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB1758IntroBrownfields Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) to revise and reauthorize brownfields revitalization and state response program funding through FY2022...
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2017-11-21
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 115-419, Part I.
USHB4304IntroOffshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 This bill prohibits an employer from discharging or discriminating against employees working in waters above the Outer Continental Shelf who report or testify about violations of the Ou...
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2017-11-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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.
USHB3686IntroDisaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2017 This bill provides emergency supplemental FY2017 appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for expenses related to the consequences of Hurricane Harvey. The funding provided by this bill is de...
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2017-09-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1194)
USSB822IntroBUILD Act Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2017 This bill amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to revise programs and funding regarding brownfields. (Brownfields are...
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2017-09-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 213.
USSB1757IntroBuilding America's Trust Act This bill provides for strengthening the barriers along the U.S. land and maritime borders to deter illegal activity, including through U.S. Border Patrol and law enforcement enhancements and personnel increases and Natio...
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2017-09-05
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 208.
USSB1669IntroEnvironmental Cleanup Infrastructure Act
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2017-07-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1493IntroANCSA Chugach Alaska Land Exchange Study Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Agriculture, in coordination with the Department of the Interior, to conduct a study that identifies the impacts on the land of the Chugach Alaska Corporation (...
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2017-06-29
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2518IntroCoast Guard Authorization Act of 2017 This bill authorizes: (1) appropriations for the Coast Guard for FY2018-FY2019, and (2) a specified level of end-of-year strength for active duty personnel and military training student loads for such fiscal year...
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2017-06-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 133.
USHB1901IntroSoutheast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convey to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium in Sitka, Alaska, all U.S. interest in certain prop...
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2017-06-07
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2632IntroTo require the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to undertake remediation oversight of the West Lake Landfill located in Bridgeton, Missouri. This bill directs the Department of the Army, through the Chief of Engineers, to...
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB2693IntroTo amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to limit attorney fees and penalties in citizen suits, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to limit the amount that ...
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB2619IntroAnchorages Away Act This bill prohibits the U.S. Coast Guard from establishing any new anchorage grounds in the Hudson River, New York, until it submits a report to Congress on the potential impact of increasing such anchorage grounds to sites listed...
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2017-05-25
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Committee
USSB1288IntroA bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to allow preservation leasing as a form of compensatory mitigation for discharges of dredged or fill material affecting Indian land, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Federal Water Po...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1289IntroA bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to exempt Indian tribes from compensatory mitigation requirements in connection with certain discharges of dredged or fill material, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Federal Water Po...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1211IntroA bill to require the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to undertake remediation oversight of the West Lake Landfill located in Bridgeton, Missouri. This bill directs the Department of the Army, through the Chief of Engine...
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2017-05-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1226IntroLINES Act Liability Insurance in Event of Spill Act This bill amends the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to cap the liability of parties that are responsible for oil discharges from a Great Lakes pipeline (any pipeline that crosses the navigable waters of ...
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2017-05-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2223IntroCommunity Protection and Preparedness Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Transportation (DOT), annually, to impose a $1,500 fee for each DOT-111 specification railroad tank car used to transport Class 3 flammable liquids during the prev...
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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials 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
USHB2014IntroTax Pollution, Not Profits Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose an excise tax on certain greenhouse gas emissions. The tax is equal to $30 per metric ton of carbon dioxide or carbon dioxide equivalent in 2018, increasing each subs...
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2017-04-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1525IntroStop Taxpayer Funded Settlements Act This bill prohibits federal officials and employees from entering into settlements that provide for payment of attorney's fees by the federal government in cases brought under the Clean Air Act, the Federal Water ...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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
USHB1531IntroSuperfund Reinvestment Act This bill amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA) to authorize the use of amounts in the Hazardous Substance Superfund for environmental cleanup costs under CERCLA. ...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1524IntroSuperfund Polluter Pays Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to reinstate and extend through December 31, 2021, the Hazardous Substance Superfund financing rate and the corporate environmental income tax.
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2017-03-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1068IntroSafe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to revise regulations for drinking water contaminants, including by: requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to determine whether or not to regulate n...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB468IntroForeign Spill Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to make foreign facilities that are located offshore and outside the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) liable for removal costs and damages that result from oil spills th...
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2017-01-13
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Committee
USSB125IntroForeign Spill Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to make foreign facilities that are located offshore and outside the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) liable for removal costs and damages that result from oil spills th...
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2017-01-12
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB74IntroMarine Oil Spill Prevention Act This bill address issues related to preventing and responding to oil spills. This bill amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 to extend the moratorium on oil and gas leasing in certain areas in the Gulf ...
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2017-01-09
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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