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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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2018-07-18
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House requests a conference.
USSB2779IntroZimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Amendment Act of 2018
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2018-06-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 499.
USHB519IntroWater and Agriculture Tax Reform Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit tax-exempt mutual ditch or irrigation companies to earn income from dispositions of certain real property and stock interests without affecting their ta...
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2018-06-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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Programs Act This bill rescinds approximately $15 billion in budget authority over 2018-2028 that was proposed to be rescinded by the President under procedures included in the Impoundment Control Act of 1974....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.
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Programs Act This bill rescinds approximately $15 billion in budget authority over 2018-2028 that was proposed to be rescinded by the President under procedures included in the Impoundment Control Act of 1974....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.
USHB5212IntroGREENER Fuels Act Growing Renewable Energy through Existing and New Environmentally Responsible Fuels Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB3671IntroOff Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act This bill transitions away from fossil fuel sources of energy to clean energy sources (e.g., energy efficiency, energy conservation, and renewable energy). By 2027: (1) 80% of electricity sold must be generate...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USSB2834IntroWetland Delineation Act of 2018
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2018-05-10
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
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.
USSB2595IntroZimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Amendment Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2519IntroGREENER Fuels Act Growing Renewable Energy through Existing and New Environmentally Responsible Fuels Act
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2018-03-08
To Senate Environment And Public Works 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.
USHB4735IntroGold King Mine Spill Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-01-05
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB1IntroTax Cuts and Jobs Act Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Official Titles Official Titles - Senate Official Titles as Introduced An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of ...
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2017-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 269.
USHB4425IntroFood and Farm Act This bill reauthorizes and modifies several Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, crop insurance, conservation, food assistance, nutrition, farm credit, beginning farmers and ranchers, food waste...
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2017-11-16
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB1769IntroSan Luis Unit Drainage Resolution Act (Sec. 3) This bill approves, and requires the Department of the Interior to implement, the Agreement between the United States and Westlands Water District August 2015 (Westlands Agreement). (Sec. 4) The bill ame...
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2017-10-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 253.
USHB3809IntroSustainable Farmland for the Future Act This bill amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to modify the conservation compliance provisions that apply to farmers who receive certain Department of Agriculture (USDA) benefits and have land that is highly e...
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2017-10-05
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2199IntroFederal Land Asset Inventory Reform Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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 ac...
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2017-09-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 232.
USHB3530IntroIndustrial Hemp Farming Act of 2017
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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.
USHB3235IntroWetland Determinations Efficiency and Transparency Act This bill amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to revise the process that the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) uses to make a wetland determination, delineation, or certification. Th...
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2017-08-08
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB1603IntroAgriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations to the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and related agencies. TITLE I-...
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2017-07-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 177.
USSB1012IntroNew Mexico Drought Preparedness Act of 2017 This bill directs the Bureau of Reclamation to carry out a water acquisition program in specified basins in New Mexico, under which the bureau shall: (1) make acquisitions of water by lease or purchase of w...
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2017-06-14
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB1090IntroWater and Agriculture Tax Reform Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit tax-exempt mutual ditch or irrigation companies to earn income from dispositions of certain real property and stock interests without affecting their ta...
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2017-05-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2205IntroECORA Act of 2017 Enhancing Credit Opportunities in Rural America Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross income interest received by a lender from real estate loans secured by agricultural real estate or by a lea...
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2017-04-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2170IntroFlood and Agriculture Risk Management Cost Reduction Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to allow, under the National Flood Insurance Program, certain local variances with respect to agricultural structures located i...
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2017-04-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2064IntroSewage Sludge in Food Production Consumer Notification Act This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Egg Products Inspection Act, the Federal Meat Inspection Act, and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to require consumers to be...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB909IntroConservation Program Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to modify the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) and conservation easement programs administered by the Department of Agriculture (USDA). (CRP provides paymen...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1750IntroFacilitating Farmers' Access to Resources and Machinery Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to private activity bond financing for first-time farmers, to: (1) increase from $450,000 to $524,200 (adjusted annually for inflatio...
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2017-03-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB499IntroSHIPP Act of 2017 Soil Health and Income Protection Program Act of 2017 This bill amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to establish a voluntary soil health and income protection program. Landowners and operators may enroll eligible land in the progra...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
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