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USSB1537IntroMigratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Act
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2018-11-13
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 115-350.
USHB6302IntroCormorant Relief Act This bill provides statutory authority for certain regulations that allow for the taking of double-crested cormorants (birds) to protect fish at aquaculture facilities and to protect public resources (e.g., fish, wildlife, plants...
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2018-10-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 776.
USHR1122IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week beginning on October 14, 2018, as National Wildlife Refuge Week. Expresses support for the designation of National Wildlife Refuge Week. Acknowledges the importance of national wildlife refuges for t...
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2018-10-15
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB414IntroPershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct sales or exchanges of eligible lands in Pershing County, Nevada, identified as the "Checkerboard Lands Resolution Area." Interior an...
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2018-10-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB6013EngrossMigratory Bird Framework and Hunting Opportunities for Veterans Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to revise requirements for hunting ducks, mergansers, and coots. Specifically, the bill establishes January 31 of each year as...
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2018-09-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1417EngrossSage-Grouse and Mule Deer Habitat Conservation and Restoration Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Interior to categorically exclude vegetative management activities that establish or improve habitat for greater sage-grouse and mule deer ...
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2018-09-07
To House Natural Resources Committee
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.
USSR553IntroA resolution designating June 20, 2018, as "American Eagle Day" and celebrating the recovery and restoration of the bald eagle, the national symbol of the United States.
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2018-06-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4284-4285; text: CR S4284-4285)
USHB5763IntroAlbatross and Petrel Conservation Act This bill authorizes the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to promulgate regulations to implement and enforce the Agreement on the Conservation of Al...
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2018-05-30
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB2942IntroMigratory Bird Framework and Hunting Opportunities for Veterans Act This bill amends the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to revise requirements for hunting ducks, mergansers, and coots. Specifically, the bill establishes January 31 of each year as the clos...
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2018-05-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB4069IntroTo amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to clarify the treatment of authentic Alaska Native articles of handicraft containing nonedible migratory bird parts, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to provide that nothin...
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2018-05-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 520.
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.
USHB5015IntroSaving America's Pollinators Act of 2018
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2018-03-08
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB4429IntroCormorant Control Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to reissue the final rule that was published on May 28, 2014, relating to the extension and revision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of certain depredation orders allowing f...
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2018-02-15
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1107EngrossPershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct sales or exchanges of eligible lands in Pershing County, Nevada, identified as the "Checkerboard Lands Resolution Area." Interior an...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1481IntroAlaska Native Claims Settlement Improvement Act of 2017 This bill revises provisions concerning Alaska Natives claims to land and Alaska Native regional, village, or urban corporations. The bill amends the Barrow Gas Field Transfer Act of 1984 to req...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB4202IntroPACE Act Parity in Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act
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2017-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USSB2068IntroWildfire Prevention and Mitigation Act of 2017 This bill prohibits any further consultation from being required by the Departments of Agriculture (USDA) or the Interior after the approval of land and resource management plans for National Forest Syst...
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2017-11-02
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHR560IntroEncouraging observance of National Wildlife Refuge Week with appropriate events and activities, and for other purposes. Encourages the observance of National Wildlife Refuge Week. Acknowledges the importance of national wildlife refuges for their rec...
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB1514IntroHELP for Wildlife Act Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy Preservation for Wildlife
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2017-10-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 237.
USSR289IntroA resolution designating the week beginning October 8, 2017, as "National Wildlife Refuge Week". Designates the week beginning on October 8, 2017, as National Wildlife Refuge Week. Acknowledges the importance of national wildlife refuges for their re...
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2017-10-05
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6375; text of measure as introduced: CR S6368-6389)
USSB1941IntroA bill to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to clarify the treatment of authentic Alaska Native articles of handicraft containing nonedible migratory bird parts, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to provide that...
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2017-10-05
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1920IntroFederal Bird-Safe Buildings Act of 2017 This bill requires each public building constructed, substantially altered, or acquired by the General Services Administration (GSA) to meet the following standards: at least 90% of the exposed facade material ...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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.
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.
USHB3598IntroMigratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Act This bill reauthorizes the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act through FY2023.
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2017-08-15
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB1714IntroSoutheastern Oregon Development Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to make grants for projects in Oregon to develop modern and efficient water systems. USDA shall establish an Agricultural Center for Rangeland Excellence in Ma...
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2017-08-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3543IntroSage-Grouse and Mule Deer Habitat Conservation and Restoration Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Interior to categorically exclude vegetative management activities that establish or improve habitat for greater sage-grouse and mule deer ...
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2017-07-28
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB3040IntroSaving America's Pollinators Act of 2017 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to suspend the registration of members of the nitro group of neonicotinoid insecticides that are registered under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide...
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2017-07-11
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB1486IntroANCSA Barrow Sand and Gravel Access Act of 2017 This bill amends the Barrow Gas Field Transfer Act of 1984 to require the Department of the Interior to convey to the Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation (UIC), an Alaska Native village corporation, sand and ...
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2017-06-29
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR191IntroA resolution designating June 20, 2017, as "American Eagle Day" and celebrating the recovery and restoration of the bald eagle, the national symbol of the United States. Designates June 20, 2017, as American Eagle Day. Applauds the issuance of bald e...
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2017-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3560; text: CR S3558)
USHB2542IntroFederal Bird-Safe Buildings Act of 2017 This bill requires each public building constructed, substantially altered, or acquired by the General Services Administration (GSA) to meet the following standards: at least 90% of the exposed facade material ...
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2017-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USSB935IntroEndangered Species Management Self-Determination Act This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA) to require the Department of the Interior and the Department of Commerce to obtain the consent of each state for adding species to the list...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB478IntroHunter and Farmer Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to revise standards for determining what constitutes baiting for purposes of the prohibition on taking migratory game birds. A baited area, in the case of waterfo...
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2017-03-01
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB368IntroSafeguard Aquaculture Farmers Act This bill provides the force and effect of law for certain regulations that allow for the taking of double-crested cormorants (birds) that eat fish at aquaculture facilities.
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB273IntroGreater Sage-Grouse Protection and Recovery Act of 2017 This bill addresses the October 2, 2015, finding of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) that the greater sage grouse is not an endangered or threatened species. Until September 30, 2027, ...
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2017-02-01
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB219IntroSafeguard Aquaculture Farmers Act This bill provides the force and effect of law for certain regulations that allow for the taking of double-crested cormorants (birds) that eat fish at aquaculture facilities.
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2017-01-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB527IntroGreater Sage Grouse Protection and Recovery Act of 2017 This bill addresses the October 2, 2015, finding of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) that the greater sage grouse is not an endangered or threatened species. Until September 30, 2027, ...
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2017-01-13
To House Natural Resources Committee
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