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USHB2773Engross
50%
Provides funding for the conservation or restoration of wildlife and plant species of greatest conservation need, including endangered or threatened species. For example, the bill provides funding for the wildlife conservation and restoration program...
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2022-06-15
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 424.
USSB2194Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for the Coastal Program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Among other things, the program identifies the most important natural resource problems and solutions in priority coastal ecosystems in partnership with feder...
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2022-06-15
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USHB1548Intro
25%
Establishes a pilot program for native plant species and a study on the cost-effectiveness of using native plant materials to carry out land management activities on federal lands. The National Park Service (NPS) shall establish a pilot program in at...
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2022-06-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1264Intro
25%
Makes vacant grazing allotments temporarily available to holders of grazing permits or leases after a natural disaster.The Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall make available to the holder of a grazing permit or l...
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2022-06-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB953Intro
25%
Establishes a funding source for certain water resources development projects in western states. The bill also reauthorizes and expands existing water resources development programs, as well as establishes new programs. Specifically, the bill establi...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB557Intro
25%
Establishes a pilot program for native plant species and a study on the cost-effectiveness of using native plant materials to carry out land management activities on federal lands. The National Park Service (NPS) shall establish a pilot program in at...
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2022-05-11
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB4521Engross
50%
Addresses U.S. technology and communications, foreign relations and national security, domestic manufacturing, education, trade, and other matters. Among other provisions, the bill provides funding for FY2022-FY2026 to support U.S. semiconductor manu...
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2022-05-05
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2372Intro
25%
Provides funding for (1) the conservation or restoration of wildlife and plant species of greatest conservation need; (2) the wildlife conservation strategies of states, territories, or the District of Columbia; and (3) wildlife conservation educatio...
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2022-04-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 354.
USSB4074Intro
25%
A bill to prevent future pandemics, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3591Intro
25%
A bill to strengthen the bilateral partnership between the United States and Ecuador in support of democratic institutions and rule of law, sustainable and inclusive economic growth, and conservation.
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2022-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 320.
USSR570Intro
25%
This resolution designates April 2022 as National Native Plant Month.
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2022-03-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1859-1860; text: CR S1871)
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2021Intro
25%
Establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2022-02-15
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB6477Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of the Interior to carry out a study with respect to wildlife trafficking financing and proceeds, and for other purposes.
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2022-01-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4092Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for the Coastal Program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Among other things, the program identifies the most important natural resource problems and solutions in priority coastal ecosystems in partnership with feder...
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2022-01-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1415Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Commerce to award competitive grants to Indian tribes to further achievement of tribal coastal zone objectives. Specifically, these tribal coastal zone objectives include protecting, restoring, or preserving areas in the ...
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2022-01-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 16.
USHB2872Intro
25%
The bill requires the development of an integrated national approach to help fish, wildlife, and plants adapt to extreme weather changes and climate change. Specifically, the bill requires the President to establish an interagency National Fish, Wild...
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2022-01-19
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 18.
USHB6336Intro
25%
Establishes activities to address wildfires. The bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to establish spatial fire management plans before the end of FY2024. The bill establishes accounts in the Treasury ...
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2022-01-04
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB1201Intro
25%
Sets out priorities for climate action, clean energy, energy diplomacy, reduced deforestation, and related U.S. foreign policy. The Department of State must incorporate climate action and climate diplomacy across all bureaus and U.S. missions abroad....
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2021-12-15
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.
USSB2404Intro
25%
Establishes activities to address wildfires. The bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to establish spatial fire management plans before the end of FY2024. The bill establishes accounts in the Treasury ...
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2021-12-15
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USHB2026Intro
25%
Establishes a Highly Endangered Amphibian Species Conservation Fund and requires the Department of the Interior to use the fund to carry out a grant program for the conservation of highly endangered amphibian species. Highly endangered amphibian spec...
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2021-11-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
USSB3183Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Defense and each military department to implement stormwater management projects on or related to military installations. Specifically, such projects are authorized for the purpose of (1) protecting nearby waterways and s...
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2021-11-04
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1734Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to significantly increase the number and size of prescribed fires conducted on federal lands. Before the end of FY2023, Interior and USDA shall each have carried out a mi...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB5421Intro
25%
Expands the research and extension grant program for the coffee plant health initiative. Under current law, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) may provide competitive grants under the initiative to support research and extension activities to comba...
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2021-10-21
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB5422Intro
25%
Expands the research and extension grant program for the macadamia tree health initiative. Under current law, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) may provide competitive grants under the initiative to support research and extension activities to com...
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2021-10-21
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB2806Intro
25%
Provides for programs and activities in support of forest restoration, wildfire mitigation, and energy resilience. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall select landscape-scale forest restoration projects located west of the 100th meridian to imp...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB3034Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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2021-10-20
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB2612Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA), at the request of a governor of a state, to select a forest landscape in the state on which to conduct a forest landscape project. For a project, USDA must carry out one or more specified management acti...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHR332Intro
25%
This resolution calls for the creation of a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving greenhouse gas and toxic emissions reductions needed to stay under 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming; establishing millions of high-wage union jobs and ensuring econo...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2644Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to states, local governments, or Native American nations to carry out Green New Deal projects, such as projects to clean up pollution, climate adaptation measures, or conse...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1493Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to complete a landscape assessment of the Seeley Lake Ranger District of the Lolo National Forest in Montana, designates areas in the forest for recreation and as wilderness, and otherwise revises provisio...
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2021-10-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2885Intro
25%
Expands the research and extension grant program for the macadamia tree health initiative. Under current law, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) may provide competitive grants under the initiative to support research and extension activities to com...
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2021-09-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2884Intro
25%
Expands the research and extension grant program for the coffee plant health initiative. Under current law, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) may provide competitive grants under the initiative to support research and extension activities to comba...
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2021-09-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB5262Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Defense and each military department to implement stormwater management projects on or related to military installations. Specifically, such projects are authorized for the purpose of (1) protecting nearby waterways and s...
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2021-09-14
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB2633Intro
25%
Directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish grant programs to support living shoreline projects and research on nature-based infrastructure. NOAA must award grants to state or local governments, nonprofit organizat...
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2021-08-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB273Intro
25%
Prohibits a person from shipping, transporting, offering for sale, selling, or purchasing a genetically altered finfish (e.g., salmon), or a food product containing those fish, in commerce; having custody, control, or possession of those fish or food...
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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1569Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for the Critically Endangered Animals Conservation Fund, which finances a grant program to protect critically endangered species. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish the fund as a s...
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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3396Intro
25%
Requires the Department of the Interior to provide financial assistance for the conservation of butterflies and moths in North America; plant species in Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands; freshwater mussels in the United ...
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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4079Intro
25%
To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to take certain actions related to pesticides that may affect pollinators, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB4235Intro
25%
Directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish grant programs to support living shoreline projects and research on nature-based infrastructure. NOAA must award grants to state or local governments, nonprofit organizat...
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2021-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB2377Intro
25%
Addresses energy infrastructure, clean energy supply chains, carbon capture and storage, ecosystem restoration, and western water infrastructure. Specifically, the bill establishes new programs or expands existing programs to support energy infrastru...
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2021-07-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 104.
USHB3524Intro
25%
Addresses various foreign relations issues, with a focus on China. Among other things, the bill authorizes the Department of State to establish a program to help U.S. companies address supply chain issues related to China, including by relocating pro...
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2021-07-15
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 22.
USHB3764Intro
25%
Establishes a variety of requirements to reduce carbon emissions and protect oceans, coastal habitats, marine mammals, and fish populations from climate change and other threats.
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2021-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 19.
USHB2049Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) annually for each of the 10 years after enactment of this bill to transmit to Congress an estimate of the sums necessary to be appropriated, in addition to the funds available from other sources, to replan...
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2021-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3442Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to significantly increase the number and size of prescribed fires conducted on federal lands. Before the end of FY2023, Interior and USDA shall each have carried out a mi...
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2021-07-09
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB3534Intro
25%
Provides for programs and activities in support of forest restoration, wildfire mitigation, and energy resilience. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall select landscape-scale forest restoration projects to implement on National Forest System la...
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2021-07-07
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB2259Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education (ED) to establish the Climate Change Resiliency Program to increase the resiliency of public schools during climate change-related events, natural disasters, and public health crises. Further, ED must establish a ...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2241Intro
25%
Requires the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture, in coordination with other relevant federal agencies, to enter into an interagency agreement establishing a Civilian Climate Corps, to be operated in accordance with the National and Community...
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2021-06-15
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2682Intro
25%
Establishes and provides funding for the Restoration and Resilience Grant Program and the Restoration and Resilience Partnership Program. The bill establishes a Restoration Fund Advisory Council to provide advice to the Department of Agriculture (USD...
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2021-06-15
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
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