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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.
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.
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.
USHB6637Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USHB2773Intro
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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2022-01-19
Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Discharged.
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.
USHB3684PassAmong other provisions, this bill provides new funding for infrastructure projects, including for roads, bridges, and major projects; passenger and freight rail; highway and pedestrian safety; public transit; broadband; ports and waterways; airports;...
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2021-11-15
Became Public Law No: 117-58. (TXT | PDF)
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
USSB1538Intro
25%
Expands the Smith River National Recreation Area in California into Oregon and designates specified segments of the North Fork Smith River as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (NWSRS). The management emphasis for any portion of...
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2021-10-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1931Intro
25%
An original bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-06
By Senator Carper from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 117-41.
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
USHB2424Intro
25%
Directs the Agricultural Marketing Service of the Department of Agriculture to establish a program to award grants to states or state departments of agriculture to provide support to agricultural fairs for losses sustained by such fairs due to COVID-...
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2021-09-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 93.
USHR542Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of American Grown Flower and Foliage Month.
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2021-08-13
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB4613Intro
25%
Prohibits the official display of a cut flower or green in any public area of a building of the Executive Office of the President, the Department of State, or the Department of Defense unless it is produced in the United States. The prohibition does ...
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USSR318Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of July 2021 as American Grown Flower and Foliage Month.
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2021-07-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 07/26/2021 CR S5071-5072)
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.
USSB2542Intro
25%
Prohibits certain agencies from procuring cut flowers or cut greens grown outside the United States. The bill also sets forth requirements for such agencies accepting gifts of cut flowers or cut greens grown outside the United States.
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2021-07-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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
USHB4282Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a Food and Nutrition Education in Schools Pilot Program to award grants to local educational agencies for (1) projects that hire qualified, full-time food and nutrition educators to carry out ...
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2021-06-30
To House Education and Labor 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
USHB2750Intro
25%
Addresses the protection and restoration of coastal blue carbon ecosystems, which are vegetated coastal habitats and include mangroves, tidal marshes, and other tidal or salt water wetland that have the ability to sequester and store carbon. Specific...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB2639Intro
25%
S establishes a variety of requirements and incentives to plant trees and conduct other land management practices for the purposes of capturing and storing carbon in domestic and international trees and forests. Additionally, the bill provides incent...
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2021-06-15
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2562Intro
25%
Requires various activities to alleviate a shortage of tree seedlings. Specifically, the Forest Service must implement a national strategy to address the shortage by expanding the capacity of governmental and private nurseries. In addition, the Depar...
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2021-06-14
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB1953Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHR433Intro
25%
This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Poppy Day to honor members of the Armed Forces.
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2021-05-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB1728Intro
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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2021-05-20
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1698Intro
25%
Allows hemp and hemp-derived ingredients to be included in food and dietary supplements. Current law prohibits, with limited exceptions, the sale of food and dietary supplements that contain an ingredient that is an active ingredient in (1) an approv...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3220Intro
25%
Establishes the Restore Employment in Natural and Environmental Work Conservation Corps program within the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture under which participants must implement eligible projects (e.g., planting trees or con...
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2021-05-14
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USSB1421Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a Food and Nutrition Education in Schools Pilot Program to award grants to local educational agencies for (1) projects that hire qualified, full-time food and nutrition educators to carry out ...
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2021-04-28
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1370Intro
25%
Establishes the Restore Employment in Natural and Environmental Work Conservation Corps program within the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture under which participants must implement eligible projects (e.g., planting trees or con...
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2021-04-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2803Intro
25%
To address the impact of climate change on agriculture, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USSB1337Intro
25%
A bill to address the impact of climate change on agriculture, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Finance Committee
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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2021-04-21
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB2486Intro
25%
Modifies exemptions with respect to commercial motor vehicle safety regulations involving the transportation of agricultural commodities and farm supplies. The bill allows the federal hours-of-service rules exemption regarding maximum driving and on-...
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2021-04-14
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB1092Intro
25%
Directs the Agricultural Marketing Service of the Department of Agriculture to establish a program to award grants to state departments of agriculture to provide support to agricultural fairs for losses sustained by such fairs due to COVID-19 (i.e., ...
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2021-04-13
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1389Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to award competitive grants to certain institutions for research to promote the restoration of tree species affected by non-native plant pests and noxious weeds. USDA may also award competitive grants to i...
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2021-04-05
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSR109Intro
25%
This resolution designates April 2021 as National Native Plant Month.
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2021-03-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 3/15/2021 CR S1527-1528)
USSB1005Intro
25%
Modifies the definition of hemp to raise the tetrahydrocannabinol (THC, the psychoactive component of marijuana) limit from 0.3% to 1%. Additionally, the bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and state and tribal governments to test hemp...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1982Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Transportation to provide grants to states, Indian tribes, and federal land management agencies to carry out pollinator-friendly practices on roadsides and highway rights-of-way, including the planting and seeding of native...
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2021-03-18
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB792Intro
25%
Modifies exemptions with respect to commercial motor vehicle safety regulations involving the transportation of agricultural commodities and farm supplies. The bill allows the federal hours-of-service rules exemption regarding maximum driving and on-...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB806Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Transportation to provide grants to states, Indian tribes, and federal land management agencies to carry out pollinator-friendly practices on roadsides and highway rights-of-way, including the planting and seeding of native...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1863Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a grant program for installing and maintaining green roof systems on public elementary and secondary school buildings. Green roof refers to a layer of vegetation that is planted over a waterproofing...
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2021-03-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB626Intro
25%
Modifies the injurious wildlife provision of the Lacey Act, which generally prohibits the import and shipment of listed living creatures and their eggs. First, the bill specifies that the prohibition on shipment applies to interstate shipments within...
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2021-03-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB206Intro
25%
Expands the H-2A (temporary agricultural worker) visa program to cover additional types of labor, makes various changes to the program, and provides a safe harbor for errors in nonimmigrant worker visa applications in certain instances. The bill make...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB803Engross
50%
Provides for the preservation, conservation, and recreational use of public lands, including in Arizona, California, Maine, North Carolina, Oregon, Virginia, Washington, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In Colorado, the bill designates wilderness, potent...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB388Intro
25%
Directs the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to conduct visual, x-ray, and canine preclearance quarantine inspections for high-risk invasive species and agricultural materials on persons, baggage, cargo, and any other articles desti...
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2021-02-24
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHR126Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for (1) the designation of International Flower Workers' Day to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to practices that respect labor rights in other countries, and (2) the elimination of exploitative labor practices as a ...
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2021-02-15
To House Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support
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