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USSB182IntroWithdraws identified federal land in the Pecos River watershed in New Mexico from entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and disposition under all laws pertaining to mineral an...
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2021-06-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB173IntroProvides for the conservation of specified lands in Colorado. Specifically, the bill designates specified federal lands within the White River National Forest as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, the proposed Williams Fork Mo...
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2021-06-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB569IntroProvides for a land conveyance to South Dakota. Specifically, if South Dakota submits an offer to the Forest Service to acquire approximately 266 acres of National Forest System land within the Gilt Edge Mine Superfund Boundary for its market value, ...
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2021-06-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB609IntroWithdraws approximately 309,272 acres of federal land and interests in identified land located in the Ruby Mountains subdistrict of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in Nevada from operation under the mineral leasing laws; and approximately 39,926...
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2021-06-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB1146IntroRevises the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program which restores land and water adversely impacted by surface coal mines that were abandoned before August 3, 1977. A state with an approved reclamation program may enter into a memorandum of understa...
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2021-05-26
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1734IntroReauthorizes the Department of the Interior to collect fees on the production of coal through FY2036, expands the eligible uses of the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund, and revises requirements concerning the fund. Under current law, operators of acti...
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2021-05-26
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1733IntroRevises requirements concerning the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund, including by expanding the eligible uses of the fund. Specifically, the bill allows the fund to be used to provide support for economic revitalization, diversification, and developm...
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2021-05-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2102IntroTo eliminate certain subsidies for fossil-fuel production.
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2021-05-26
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2021IntroEstablishes 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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2021-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB140IntroAddresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. The bill increases domestic and international coordination to enhance data management and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and co...
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2021-05-12
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1169IntroA bill to address issues involving the People's Republic of China.
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2021-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 54.
USHB1726IntroTo provide that an order or action by the President or the Secretary of the Interior imposing a moratorium on oil and gas leasing shall not take effect without the express approval of Congress.
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2021-05-08
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB1517IntroTo amend the Mineral Leasing Act to make certain adjustments to the fiscal terms for fossil fuel development and to make other reforms to improve returns to taxpayers for the development of Federal energy resources, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-05
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 14.
USHB1506IntroRequires certain disclosures by entities seeking a lease or holding a lease to develop renewable energy operations or fossil fuel operations on public lands or any operation using any right-of-way or special use permit that would cross public lands o...
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2021-05-05
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 15.
USHB1505IntroTo amend the Mineral Leasing Act to make certain adjustments to the regulation of surface-disturbing activities and to protect taxpayers from unduly bearing the reclamation costs of oil and gas development, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-05
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15.
USHB2348IntroAllows the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming to relinquish state land grant parcels wholly or primarily within eligible areas and select, in e...
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2021-05-05
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1884IntroRepeals the requirement for the Department of Agriculture to convey the 2,422 acres of Forest System land located in Tonto National Forest in Pinal County, Arizona, known as Oak Flat, to Resolution Copper Mining, LLC, in exchange for various parcels ...
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2021-04-28
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 19.
USSB1201IntroA bill to restore the United States international leadership on climate change and clean energy, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1167IntroA bill to eliminate subsidies for fossil-fuel production.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB915IntroRepeals the requirement for the Department of Agriculture to convey the 2,422 acres of Forest Service land located in Tonto National Forest in Pinal County, Arizona, known as Oak Flat, to Resolution Copper Mining, LLC, in exchange for various parcels...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2153IntroTo invest in basic scientific research and support technology innovation for the economic and national security of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-23
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHR251IntroThis resolution reaffirms and recognizes the importance of partnerships between the United States and African countries, encourages greater and more strategic collaboration to achieve and sustain socioeconomic transformation in Africa, and encourages...
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2021-03-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB872IntroEstablishes 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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2021-03-18
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2073IntroTo place a moratorium on permitting for mountaintop removal coal mining until health studies are conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB757IntroCreates, for the purpose of claims for black lung benefits, a rebuttable presumption that a deceased miner's death was caused by black lung disease if such miner was totally disabled due to black lung disease. It also establishes a program to pay up ...
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2021-03-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB685IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a carbon fee to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB859IntroTo prohibit the President from issuing moratoria on leasing and permitting energy and minerals on certain Federal land, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-03
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB1599IntroTo amend the Department of Energy Organization Act to secure the supply of critical energy resources, including critical minerals and other materials, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB803EngrossProvides 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
USHB751IntroProhibits the President from declaring a moratorium on the use of hydraulic fracturing unless Congress authorizes the moratorium. The bill also expresses the sense of Congress that states should maintain primacy for the regulation of hydraulic fractu...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB757IntroExempts New Mexico from provisions of specified orders that suspend oil or gas drilling in federal lands or waters. On January 27, 2021, the President issued an executive order that includes a moratorium on new oil or gas leases on public lands or in...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USSB508IntroA bill to establish a working group on electric vehicles.
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2021-03-01
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1351IntroDirects the Department of Energy to establish and operate a uranium reserve to ensure the availability of uranium mined in the United States in the event of a market disruption and support strategic fuel cycle capabilities in the United States. Urani...
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2021-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USHB1325IntroTo direct the Secretary of the Interior to issue an oil and gas leasing program under section 18 of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB218IntroProhibits the Department of Agriculture and the Department of the Interior from declaring a moratorium on issuing new oil and gas leases and drill permits on certain federal lands. In addition, the bill prohibits the departments from declaring a mora...
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2021-02-24
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB543IntroRequires the President and federal agencies to obtain the approval of Congress before prohibiting or substantially delaying certain new energy or mineral leases or permits on federal lands, including oil and gas leases, coal leases, hard rock leases,...
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2021-02-24
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB488IntroBars the President, the Department of the Interior, or the Department of Agriculture from declaring a moratorium on or reversing any existing lease, permit, or claim, for the mining and extraction of any critical mineral or common varieties of sand, ...
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2021-02-24
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB653IntroProhibits the Department of the Interior from issuing a lease for the exploration, development, or production of oil or natural gas in any area of the Outer Continental Shelf off the coast of California, Oregon, or Washington.
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2021-02-23
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USSB387IntroWithdraws 1,006,545 acres of federal lands in Arizona, including any land or interest in land acquired by the United States after enactment of this bill, from entry, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws; location, entry, and patent ...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB544IntroProhibits the Department of the Interior from issuing or renewing a lease or any other authorization for the exploration, development, or production of oil, natural gas, or any other mineral in the Arctic Ocean, including the Beaufort Sea and Chukchi...
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2021-02-19
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB577IntroProvides for the conservation of specified lands in Colorado. Specifically, the bill designates specified federal lands within the White River National Forest as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, the proposed Williams Fork Mo...
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB520IntroRequires the President and the Department of the Interior to obtain the approval of Congress before implementing a moratorium on coal leasing.
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB519IntroRequires the President and the Department of the Interior to obtain the approval of Congress before implementing a moratorium on oil and gas leasing in the Gulf of Mexico region of the outer Continental Shelf.
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB1052IntroWithdraws 1,006,545 acres of federal lands in Arizona, including any land or interest in land acquired by the United States after enactment of this bill, from entry, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws; location, entry, and patent ...
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2021-02-15
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB184IntroRequires the Department of Labor to promulgate health and safety standards to protect coal miners from occupational exposure to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Labor shall promulgate emergency standards within seven days of this bill's ena...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB180IntroWithdraws specified Bureau of Land Management lands in Placitas, New Mexico, from (1) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (2) disposition under the mineral leasing, mineral materials, and geothermal leasing laws. Any conveyance of ...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB646IntroRequires the Department of Labor to issue health and safety standards to protect coal miners from occupational exposure to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Labor shall provide for emergency standards within seven days of this bill's enactme...
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2021-02-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB76IntroRequires the President and federal agencies to obtain the approval of Congress before prohibiting or substantially delaying certain new energy or mineral leases or permits on federal lands, including oil and gas leases, coal leases, hard rock leases,...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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