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USHB4114IntroEnvironmental Justice Act of 2017
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2017-10-25
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USSB1996IntroEnvironmental Justice Act of 2017
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2017-10-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1731IntroRECLAIM Act of 2017 Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and Investing More Act of 2017 This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to make specified funds available to the De...
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2017-10-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 255.
USSCR27IntroA concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.
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2017-10-17
To Senate Budget Committee
USSCR25IntroAn original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. Establishes the congressional budget...
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2017-10-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 238.
USHB2937EngrossCommunity Reclamation Partnerships Act
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2017-10-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources 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.
USHB3590IntroEnvironmental Justice and Civil Rights Restoration and Enforcement Act
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
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
USHB3314Intro100 by '50 Act
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2017-08-08
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB3364PassCountering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions against: (1) Iran's ballistic missile or weapons of mass destruction programs, (2) the s...
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2017-08-02
Became Public Law No: 115-44. (TXT | PDF)
USSB32IntroCalifornia Desert Protection and Recreation Act of 2017 This bill amends the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 to, among other things: establish or designate wilderness areas, a special management area, off-highway vehicle recreation areas, an...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB941IntroYellowstone Gateway Protection Act This bill withdraws specified National Forest System land in the Custer Gallatin National Forest in Park County, Montana, identified on the map titled "Emigrant Crevice Proposed Withdrawal Area," dated November 10, ...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB884IntroA bill to amend the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 to require the Bureau of Land Management to provide a claimant of a small miner waiver from claim maintenance fees with a period of 60 days after written receipt of 1 or more defects is pr...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB436IntroSan Juan County Settlement Implementation Act This bill provides that if the Department of the Interior retires a coal preference right lease application under the Mineral Leasing Act by issuing a bidding right in exchange for the relinquishment of s...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB2053IntroMining Schools Enhancement Act
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2017-07-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 186.
USSB987Intro100 by '50 Act
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2017-07-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USHB1399IntroAmerican Soda Ash Competitiveness Act This bill sets at 2%, for a five-year period, the royalty rate on the quantity or gross value of the output of sodium compounds and related products at the point of shipment to market from federal land.
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2017-06-27
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 9.
USHB2931IntroCommunity Economic Assistance Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide for the establishment of community economic assistance zones that are eligible for certain tax deductions and credits. A zone must be nominated by the gov...
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2017-06-16
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2713IntroMiners Pension Protection Act This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to transfer certain funds to the 1974 United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Pension Plan to provide pension benefits to retired coal miners ...
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2017-06-14
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
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.
USHB2584IntroNational Park Service Legacy Act of 2017 This bill: (1) establishes the National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund, and (2) requires specified amounts of federal mineral revenues that are not otherwise credited, covered, or deposited pursuant to f...
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2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB512IntroNuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act
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2017-05-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 108.
USSB1105IntroMiners Pension Protection Act This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to transfer certain funds to the 1974 United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Pension Plan to provide pension benefits to retired coal miners ...
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2017-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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)
USHB1644EngrossKorean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act This bill amends the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 to modify and increase the President's authority to impose sanctions on persons in violation of certain U.N. Security...
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2017-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR306IntroRecognizing the impact of tribology on the United States economy and competitiveness in providing solutions to critical technical problems in manufacturing, energy production and use, transportation vehicles and infrastructure, greenhouse gas emissio...
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2017-05-02
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB991IntroStop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is the policy of the United States that the Arctic Ocean should be managed for the best interests of the people of the United States, including by keeping fossil fuels in the ground to...
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2017-05-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources 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
USHB2275IntroGiving Workers a Fair Shot Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require employers to provide their employees with specified information concerning their pay, leave time, and eligibility for the minimum wage and overtime pay. E...
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2017-05-01
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHJR99PassMaking further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes. This joint resolution amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2017 to provide continuing FY2017 appropriations for most federal agencies through the earlier of M...
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2017-04-28
Became Public Law No: 115-30. (TXT | PDF)
USSB959IntroProtection of Social Security Benefits Restoration Act This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the application of, and repeal authority for, administrative offsets to Social Secur...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1668IntroBureau of Land Management Foundation Act This bill establishes the Bureau of Land Management Foundation as a charitable, nonprofit organization to encourage, accept, obtain, administer, and use private gifts of money, devises, and bequests of real an...
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2017-04-19
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1819IntroCoal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act to prohibit the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement (OSMRE) and state regulatory authorities from accepting new self-bonds for coal ...
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2017-04-11
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB1784IntroStop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is the policy of the United States that the Arctic Ocean should be managed for the best interests of the people of the United States, including by keeping fossil fuels in the ground to...
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2017-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB2014IntroTax Pollution, Not Profits Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose an excise tax on certain greenhouse gas emissions. The tax is equal to $30 per metric ton of carbon dioxide or carbon dioxide equivalent in 2018, increasing each subs...
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2017-04-06
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB854IntroRobert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act of 2017
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2017-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1912IntroBlack Lung Benefits Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-04-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1728IntroTo modify the boundaries of the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, and for other purposes.
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2017-04-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1903IntroRobert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 to revise requirements governing: (1) investigations of mine accidents; (2) miners' rights and protections (e.g., whistle-blower rights ...
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2017-04-05
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB855IntroBlack Lung Benefits Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1557IntroSoledad Canyon Consistency Act This bill withdraws 640.16 acres of the Soledad Canyon Sand & Gravel Mining Project Site (California) from: entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; location, entry, and patent under the mining laws...
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2017-03-30
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USSB800IntroCoal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act to prohibit the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement (OSMRE) and state regulatory authorities from accepting new self-bonds for coal ...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB751IntroNational Park Service Legacy Act of 2017 This bill: (1) establishes the National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund, and (2) requires specified amounts of federal mineral revenues that are not otherwise credited, covered, or deposited pursuant to f...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB737IntroCOAL Reform Act of 2017 Coal Oversight and Leasing Reform Act of 2017
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2017-03-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1613IntroHELP for Coal Miners Health Care Act of 2017 Helping Ensure Long-Term Protection for Coal Miners Health Care Act of 2017 This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to transfer certain funds to the Multiemployer He...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USSB728IntroRECLAIM Act of 2017 Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and Investing More Act of 2017 This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to make specified funds available to the De...
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2017-03-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1407IntroMETALS Act Materials Essential To American Leadership and Security Act This bill establishes the Strategic Materials Investment Fund. The Administrator of the Defense Logistics Agency Strategic Materials may make expenditures from the fund to develop...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USSB546IntroAmerican Soda Ash Competitiveness Act This bill sets at 2%, for a five-year period, the royalty rate on the quantity or gross value of the output of sodium compounds and related products at the point of shipment to market from federal land.
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2017-03-07
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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