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USHB46PassFort Ontario Study Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of Fort Ontario in Oswego, New York. Interior shall: (1) evaluate the Fort's national significance, and (2) determine the suitability...
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2018-10-09
Became Public Law No: 115-255.
USHB302PassSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill extends the liability insurance coverage of a state-licensed medical professional to another state when the professional provides medical services to an athlete, athletic team, or team ...
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2018-10-05
Became Public Law No: 115-254.
USSB3172IntroRestore Our Parks Act
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2018-10-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHR418IntroUrging the Secretary of the Interior to recognize the cultural significance of Rib Mountain by adding it to the National Register of Historic Places. Requests the Department of the Interior to recognize the legendary burial site of Paul Bunyan by add...
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2018-09-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR460IntroRequesting the Secretary of the Interior to recognize the rich history of the logging industry and the importance of lumberjack sports by adding the Lumberjack Bowl to the National Register of Historic Places. Requests that the Department of the Inte...
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2018-09-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5532EngrossReconstruction Era National Historical Park Act
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2018-09-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB6510IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6088IntroSPEED Act Streamlining Permitting Efficiencies in Energy Development Act
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2018-09-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 714.
USSB1987IntroPottawattamie County Reversionary Interest Conveyance Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to convey to the state of Iowa, without consideration, the reversionary interest held by the United States in certain land in Pottawattamie Cou...
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2018-08-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB2600EngrossTo provide for the conveyance to the State of Iowa of the reversionary interest held by the United States in certain land in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to convey to th...
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2018-08-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB2570IntroA bill to repeal the funding authorization sunset and the total funding cap for the Essex National Heritage Area.
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2018-08-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1644IntroCaptain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail Parity Act This bill amends the National Trails System Act to require the Department of the Interior to administer the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail in Virginia, Maryland, ...
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2018-08-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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.
USHB1002IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2017 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2018-07-25
ASSUMING FRIST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. McKinley asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 1002, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB66EngrossRoute 66 Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes the Route 66 Centennial Commission to honor highway Route 66 on the occasion of its centennial anniversary. (Sec. 4) The bill sets forth the duties of the commission, its membership, p...
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2018-07-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB6385IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2019 Provides FY2019 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. Provides appropriations to the State Department for: Administ...
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2018-07-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 642.
USSB1645IntroThurgood Marshall's Elementary School Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the public school located in West Baltimore, Maryland, that former Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall attende...
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2018-07-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 516.
USHB965EngrossSaint-Gaudens National Historical Park Redesignation Act (Sec. 2) This bill redesignates the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, in New Hampshire, as the "Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park."
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2018-07-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USHB6307IntroFinger Lakes National Heritage Area Study Act
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2018-07-12
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB1459IntroFort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park Act of 2018 This bill establishes the Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Park in South Carolina for the preservation and interpretation of the nationally significant historical values and cul...
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2018-07-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 509.
USSB1646IntroPresident Street Station Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the President Street Station, a railroad terminal in Baltimore, Maryland, to evaluate the terminal's national significance and ...
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2018-07-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 510.
USHB805EngrossTulare Youth Recreation and Women's History Enhancement Act This bill declares that, in order to promote recreational opportunities for youth and commemorate women's history in the city of Tulare, California, the United States authorizes the conveyan...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1791EngrossMountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Act This bill establishes the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area in the state of Washington. The Department of the Interior shall designate a willing local unit of government, Indian tribe...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1719PassJohn Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act (Sec. 3) The Department of the Interior may acquire by donation approximately 44 acres of land to include in the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California. The acquired land shall be admin...
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2018-06-22
Became Public Law No: 115-191.
USHB88EngrossShiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act (Sec. 3) This bill modifies the boundary of Shiloh National Military Park in Tennessee and Mississippi to include the Fallen Timbers Battlefield, th...
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2018-06-07
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB801EngrossRoute 66 National Historic Trail Designation Act This bill amends the National Trails System Act to designate a trail of approximately 2,400 miles extending from Chicago, Illinois, to Santa Monica, California, as the Route 66 National Historic Trail....
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2018-06-06
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2991EngrossSusquehanna National Heritage Area Act This bill establishes the Susquehanna National Heritage Area in Pennsylvania, which shall include Lancaster and York counties. The Susquehanna Heritage Corporation is designated as the local coordinating entity ...
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2018-06-06
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1135EngrossTo reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to reauthorize for FY2018-FY2024 the Historically Black Colleges and Un...
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2018-04-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 391.
USSB1335IntroSte. Genevieve National Historical Park Establishment Act This bill establishes the Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park in Missouri as a unit of the National Park System. The Department of the Interior may acquire, by donation, purchase, or excha...
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2018-04-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 388.
USHB2888EngrossSte. Genevieve National Historical Park Establishment Act This bill establishes the Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park in Missouri as a unit of the National Park System. The Department of the Interior may acquire by donation, purchase, or exchan...
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2018-04-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 392.
USSB1446IntroA bill to reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program. This bill amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to reauthorize for FY2018-FY2024 the Historically Black Colleges and Univ...
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2018-04-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 389.
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
USHB443EngrossJames K. Polk Presidential Home Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the James K. Polk Home and adjacent property in Columbia, Tennessee. In conducting this study, Interior shall evaluate t...
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2018-04-17
Received in the Senate.
USSB1160IntroAbraham Lincoln National Heritage Area Amendment Act This bill amends the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008 to add Livingston County, the city of Jonesboro in Union County, and the city of Freeport in Stephenson County in Illinois to the Abr...
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2018-04-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 372.
USSB1602IntroFinger Lakes National Heritage Area Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to assess the suitability and feasibility of designating specified counties and other areas in the state of New York as the Finger Lakes National Heritage ...
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2018-04-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 375.
USHB4851PassKennedy-King National Commemorative Site Act (Sec. 3) This bill redesignates the Landmark for Peace Memorial in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the "Kennedy-King National Commemorative Site." The commemorative site shall bec...
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2018-04-04
Became Public Law No: 115-163. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5334IntroEssex National Heritage Area Permanency Act
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2018-04-04
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands 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) achieve situational awareness and operational control of the southern border and develop infrastructure and technology to deter illegal border...
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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.
USHB1992IntroCamp Nelson Heritage Park Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park and adjacent property in Jessamine County, Kentucky. Interior shall: (1) evaluate the ...
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2018-02-28
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5056IntroConfederate Commemorative Works Inventory and Joint Resource Study Act This bill directs the Departments of the Interior, Defense, and Veterans Affairs to each conduct a full inventory of specified Confederate commemorative works, including flags and...
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2018-02-28
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB400IntroSusquehanna National Heritage Area Act This bill establishes the Susquehanna National Heritage Area in Pennsylvania. The Susquehanna Heritage Corporation is designated as the local coordinating entity for the area. The Corporation shall prepare and s...
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2018-02-14
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1472IntroA bill to reauthorize the Tennessee Civil War Heritage Area. This bill amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to extend the authority of the Department of the Interior to make grants and provide assistance for the Tennessee ...
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2018-02-14
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB2238IntroA bill to amend the Ohio & Erie Canal National Heritage Canalway Act of 1996 to repeal the funding limitation.
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2018-02-14
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB2225IntroBlue Ridge National Heritage Area Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2018-02-14
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB2395IntroExplore America Act of 2018
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2018-02-07
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4883IntroContinental Divide Recreation, Wilderness and Camp Hale Legacy Act
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2018-01-29
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB2337IntroContinental Divide Recreation, Wilderness and Camp Hale Legacy Act
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2018-01-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR701IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that with respect to any study required to be conducted by the Federal Communications Commission, or any entity regulated by the Commission under the Federal Communications Act of 1934, under the N...
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2018-01-23
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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