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USHB2320IntroSamish Indian Nation Land Conveyance Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of the Interior to take into trust for the benefit of the Samish Indian Nation specified land owned by the tribe in Skagit County and San Juan County, Washington. Gamin...
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2017-11-15
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017
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2017-09-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1833IntroHardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2017
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2017-09-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2083IntroEndangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act
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2017-09-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 208.
USHB374PassTo remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill makes permanent the authority of Washington, Oregon, and California to adopt and enforce state laws governing fishing and processing in th...
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2017-08-18
Became Public Law No: 115-49. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1702IntroEndangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act
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2017-08-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3219EngrossDefense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development National Security Appropriations Act, 2018 Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION A--...
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2017-08-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 187.
USHR471IntroRecognizing the 100th anniversary of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, in Ballard, Washington. Celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Commends the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for its stewardship of the locks. Recognizes: (1)...
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2017-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USSB713IntroNational Heritage Area Authorization Act of 2017 This bill establishes the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area in the state of Washington. The Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust is designated as the local coordinating entity for the her...
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2017-06-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 155.
USSB566IntroMethow Headwaters Protection Act (Sec. 2) This bill withdraws approximately 340,079 acres of federal land and interests in land located within the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest in the state of Washington from: entry, appropriation, or disposal u...
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2017-06-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 142.
USSB714IntroYakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project Phase III Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill expands the purposes of the Yakima River Basin Water Conservation Program to include: protection, mitigation, and enhancement of fish and wildlife and the recovery ...
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2017-06-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 143.
USSB61IntroA bill to remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384 and for other purposes. This bill makes permanent the authority of Washington, Oregon, and California to adopt and enforce state laws governing fishing and processing in the e...
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2017-06-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 111.
USHB2287IntroBureau of Land Management Headquarters Relocation Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to submit a strategy, including a proposed time line, for relocating the headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from Washington, DC, t...
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2017-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2344IntroCrab Emergency Disaster Assistance Act of 2017
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2017-05-03
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB1007IntroBureau of Land Management Headquarters Relocation Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to submit a strategy, including a proposed time line, for relocating the headquarters of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from Washington, DC, t...
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2017-05-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2135IntroNorthern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act This bill designates specified National Forest System lands, National Park System lands, and public lands in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming as wilderness and as components or additions to exi...
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2017-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB995IntroSpokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Equitable Compensation Act This bill establishes the Spokane Tribe of Indians Recovery Trust Fund to compensate the Spokane Business Council for the use of tribal lands for the generation of hydropo...
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2017-05-01
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB2049IntroRadiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to extend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Trust Fund until 19 years after this bill's enactment. The trust fund compensates individual...
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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB312IntroTsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2017 This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2021 the Tsunami Warning and Education Act. The tsunami warning systems for the Pacific and Arctic Oceans and for the Atlantic Ocean are consolidated in...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB936IntroNorthern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act This bill designates specified National Forest System lands, National Park System lands, and public lands in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming as wilderness and as components or additions to exi...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR250IntroExpressing the need to eliminate life without parole for children. Applauds and celebrates the Supreme Court's decisions in Roper v. Simmons, Graham v. Florida, and Miller v. Alabama to strike down the death penalty, the use of life without parole se...
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2017-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1791IntroMountains 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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2017-04-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1301EngrossDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 TITLE I--MILITARY PERSONNEL Provides appropriations for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force (the military departments), and for National Guard personnel in th...
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2017-04-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 36.
USSR113IntroA resolution recognizing and celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Center on Human Development and Disability at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. Recognizes and celebrates the history and contributions of the Center on Human Dev...
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2017-04-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2220; text: CR S2219)
USHB1598IntroNinth Circuit Court Modernization and Twelfth Circuit Court Creation Act of 2017 This bill divides the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit into: (1) a new Ninth Circuit that consists of only California; and (2) a newly established Twelfth Cir...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB654EngrossPacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to: (1) develop a plan for the purchase and installation of an earthquake early warning system for the Cascadia Subductio...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1518IntroMaritime Washington National Heritage Area Act This bill establishes the Maritime Washington National Heritage Area in the state of Washington. The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation shall be the local coordinating entity for the area and sha...
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2017-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB627IntroMaritime Washington National Heritage Area Act This bill establishes the Maritime Washington National Heritage Area in the state of Washington. The Washington Trust for Historic Preservation shall be the local coordinating entity for the area and sha...
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2017-03-14
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1285IntroWild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 2017 This bill designates: (1) certain federal land in the Olympic National Forest in the state of Washington as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System; a...
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2017-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHR120IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives with regard to the courts' actions against President Trump's Executive order. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) Judge James L. Robart of the Western District of Washingt...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USSB483IntroWild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act This bill designates: (1) certain federal land in the Olympic National Forest in the state of Washington as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System; and (2) c...
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2017-03-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB169IntroWest Coast Ocean Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management from issuing a lease for the exploration, development, or production of oil or natural gas in any area of...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USSB276IntroJudicial Administration and Improvement Act of 2017 This bill divides the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit into: (1) a new Ninth Circuit, to be composed of California, Hawaii, Oregon, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands; and (2) a newly...
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2017-02-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB295IntroCircuit Court of Appeals Restructuring and Modernization Act This bill divides the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit into: (1) a new Ninth Circuit, to be composed of California, Guam, Hawaii, and Northern Mariana Islands; and (2) a newly es...
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2017-02-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB197IntroRadiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to extend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Trust Fund until 19 years after this bill's enactment. The trust fund compensates individual...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB196IntroNinth Circuit Court of Appeals Judgeship and Reorganization Act of 2017 This bill divides the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit into: (1) the Ninth Circuit, composed of California, Guam, Hawaii, and Northern Mariana Islands; and (2) the Twe...
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2017-01-13
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB250IntroJudicial Administration and Improvement Act of 2016 This bill divides the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit into: (1) a new Ninth Circuit, to be composed of California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands; and...
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2017-01-13
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USSB53IntroTsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2017 This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2021 the Tsunami Warning and Education Act. The tsunami warning systems for the Pacific and Arctic Oceans and for the Atlantic Ocean are consolidated in...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB31IntroWest Coast Ocean Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management from issuing a lease for the exploration, development, or production of oil or natural gas in any area of...
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2017-01-04
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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