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USSB3611IntroReWIND Act Resources for Workforce Investments, Not Drilling Act
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2020-05-05
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB6707IntroReWIND Act Resources for Workforce Investments, Not Drilling Act
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2020-05-05
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB266PassDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing additional funding for small business loans, health care providers, and C...
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2020-04-24
Became Public Law No: 116-139. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6289IntroSTOP Act of 2020 Stop Trump's Oil Payoff Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the Department of the Interior from suspending, waiving, or reducing rents or royalties that the government receives for the production of certain mineral resources (e.g., fossi...
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2020-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USSB3488IntroA bill to amend the Mineral Leasing Act to repeal a provision relating to the suspension, waiver, or reduction of rents or royalties by the Secretary of the Interior to promote development or operation, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act ...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4891IntroWestern Water Security Act of 2019
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 14 - 11.
USSB2657IntroAGILE Act of 2019 Advanced Geothermal Innovation Leadership Act of 2019 This bill provides support for research and development of geothermal energy, including enhanced (i.e., engineered) geothermal systems. The bill reauthorizes through FY2024 fundi...
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2020-03-10
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1643-1644)
USHB6094IntroSudan Democratic Transition, Accountability, and Fiscal Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-03-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5435IntroAmerican Public Lands and Waters Climate Solution Act of 2019
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2020-02-26
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB315IntroCommunity Reclamation Partnerships Act This bill revises 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 reclamatio...
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2020-02-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 326.
USHB5625IntroTargeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5598IntroBoundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act This bill withdraws approximately 234,328 acres of federal land and waters in a specified area in the Rainy River Watershed of Superior National Forest in Minnesota from entry, approp...
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2020-02-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5704IntroCOAL TeCC Act of 2020 Creating Opportunities And Leveraging Technologies for Coal Carbon Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish two programs concerning coal-derived carbon products. First, DOE must establish a prog...
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2020-01-29
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2640IntroBuffalo Tract Protection Act This bill withdraws specified Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands in Placitas, New Mexico, from all forms of mineral development under all laws pertaining to mineral leasing or mineral materials, including locatable min...
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2020-01-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 13.
USHB4248IntroSurface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Amendments of 2019 This bill reauthorizes the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund fees and expands the payments from the fund for abandoned coal mine cleanups. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Department of...
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2020-01-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4723IntroFish Act of 2019 Salmon Focused Investments in Sustainable Habitats Act of 2019
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2020-01-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB3172IntroBlack Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund Solvency Act of 2020 This bill extends until December 31, 2030, the excise tax on coal from U.S. mines. This tax is a source of funding for the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund.
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2020-01-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1790PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-92.
USHB1158PassDHS Cyber Incident Response Teams Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2020; the ...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-93. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1865PassNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 8 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Serv...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-94.
USSB526IntroBuffalo Tract Protection Act This bill withdraws specified Bureau of Land Management (BLM) lands in Placitas, New Mexico, from all forms of mineral development under all laws pertaining to mineral leasing or mineral materials, including locatable min...
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2019-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 350.
USHB5457IntroCarbon Reduction and Tax Credit Act This bill imposes an excise tax based on the carbon content of fuel. The tax is equal to $40 per ton of carbon contained in fuel (1) produced at a coal mine or an oil or gas well located in the United States; or (2...
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2019-12-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB3047IntroCOAL TeCC Act of 2019 Creating Opportunities And Leveraging Technologies for Coal Carbon Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish two programs concerning coal-derived carbon products. First, DOE must establish a prog...
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2019-12-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR737IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the efforts of the Federal Government to address the public health and environmental crisis on the Navajo Nation caused by abandoned uranium mines. This resolution expresses the sense of ...
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2019-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USHB3055PassCommerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides co...
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2019-11-21
Became Public Law No: 116-69. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2955IntroTargeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB823EngrossColorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act This bill provides 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 Wildern...
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2019-10-31
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1373EngrossGrand Canyon Centennial Protection Act This bill withdraws 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 t...
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2019-10-31
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2755IntroA bill to require a report on the plan to secure the enduring defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. This bill requires the President to report to Congress a strategy to secure the enduring defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)...
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2019-10-31
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 281.
USSR377IntroA resolution designating October 30, 2019, as a national day of remembrance for the workers of the nuclear weapons program of the United States. This resolution designates October 30, 2019, as a national day of remembrance for workers of the nuclear ...
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2019-10-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 10/24/2019 CR S6160)
USSB2718IntroWestern Water Security Act of 2019
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2019-10-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB935IntroMiners Pension Protection Act This bill transfers certain funds to provide pension benefits for retired coal miners who have been affected by issues such as coal company bankruptcies. The Department of the Treasury must transfer additional funds to t...
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2019-10-23
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2579IntroHardrock Leasing and Reclamation Act of 2019
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2019-10-23
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 13.
USHB934IntroHealth Benefits for Miners Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to transfer additional funds to provide health benefits for retired coal miners. The bill adds miners affected by 2018 coal company bankruptcies to the group who...
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2019-10-23
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB1317IntroAmerican Mineral Security Act
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2019-10-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 251.
USHB4520IntroMARKET CHOICE Act Modernizing America with Rebuilding to Kickstart the Economy of the Twenty-first Century with a Historic Infrastructure-Centered Expansion Act This bill imposes a tax on the greenhouse gas emissions of fossil fuels, certain industri...
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2019-10-18
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB2156IntroRECLAIM Act of 2019 Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and Investing More Act of 2019 This bill expands the uses of the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund to provide support for economic revitalization, diversifi...
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2019-10-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 176.
USHB3190EngrossBURMA Act of 2019 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019 This act imposes sanctions, authorizes assistance, and requires the establishment of various programs and strategies related to Burma (Myanmar). The President shall ...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4364IntroTaxpayer Fairness for Resource Development Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4435IntroCoal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4318IntroProviding Recovery Opportunities & Mitigating Industry's Shifting Economics (PROMISE) Act
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2019-09-23
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB4410IntroRE-Coop 21st Century Manufacturing Act Rare Earth Cooperative 21st Century Manufacturing Act
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2019-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USHB4294IntroAmerican Energy First Act
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2019-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB4142IntroAmerica Wins Act
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2019-08-21
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB3923IntroEnvironmental Justice Act of 2019
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2019-08-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB4051IntroClimate Action Rebate Act of 2019 This bill imposes a carbon fee on the use, sale, or transfer of certain fossil fuels and fluorinated gases that emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The fee is imposed on producers and importers of such fuels a...
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2019-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3783IntroRadiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2019
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB4143IntroSuper Pollutants Act of 2019
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2019-08-05
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHR531IntroExpressing concern over the prevalence of hazardous working conditions for children, especially the worst forms of child labor in the mining of cobalt and other minerals in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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2019-07-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3747IntroOn or Under Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
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