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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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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB3314Intro100 by '50 Act This bill calls for the United States to aggressively reduce carbon pollution as rapidly as practicable and achieve 100% clean and renewable energy by 2050. It provides financial support (e.g., grant programs and loans) for clean and r...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB4209IntroAmerica Wins Act The bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose an excise tax on the carbon dioxide content of coal, petroleum and petroleum products, and natural gas sold by the manufacturer, producer, or importer and require the revenues to be...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB5819IntroBURMA Act of 2018 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
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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2018-05-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSJR9IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8, of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the disclosure of payments by resource extraction issuers. This jo...
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2018-05-15
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB520IntroNational Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act This bill addresses the mine permitting process. Under the bill, projects that provide minerals vital to job creation, energy infrastructure, American economic competitiveness, and national secu...
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2018-04-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 482.
USSB2595IntroZimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Amendment Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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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2018-03-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2060IntroBurma Human Rights and Freedom Act of 2018
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2018-02-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
USHB4889IntroHealthy Climate and Family Security Act of 2018
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2018-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB2352IntroHealthy Climate and Family Security Act of 2018
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2018-01-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4735IntroGold King Mine Spill Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-01-05
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4628IntroIndustrial Mineral Parity Act of 2017
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2017-12-13
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB1399IntroAmerican Soda Ash Competitiveness Act (Sec. 2) 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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2017-12-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 337.
USHB3905EngrossMinnesota's Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act (Sec. 2) This bill declares that minerals with the National Forest System (NFS) lands in Minnesota shall not be subject to withdrawal from disposition under U.S. mineral and geothermal l...
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2017-12-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4500IntroProtection 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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2017-11-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3115EngrossSuperior National Forest Land Exchange Act of 2017 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to convey specified National Forest System land within the Superior National Forest in St. Louis County, Minnesota, to Poly Met Mining ...
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2017-11-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB4223IntroBURMA Act of 2017 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the government of Burma (Myanmar) should ensure the safe and voluntary return of displaced people and fully implement ...
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2017-11-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4114IntroEnvironmental Justice Act of 2017
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2017-10-27
To House Subcommittee on 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. Establishes the congressional budget for the f...
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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.
USHB3913IntroAmerican Miners Pension Act of 2017 This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to transfer certain funds and provide loans to the 1974 United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Pension Plan in order to provide pension...
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB2402IntroSan 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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2017-10-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2937EngrossCommunity Reclamation Partnerships Act This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to revise the abandoned mine land reclamation program which restores land and water adversely impacted by surface coal mines that w...
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2017-10-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1911IntroAmerican Miners Pension Act of 2017 This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to transfer certain funds and provide loans to the 1974 United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Pension Plan in order to provide pension...
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2017-10-03
To Senate Finance 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
USSB1833IntroHardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2017
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2017-09-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017 This bill amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 with respect to energy efficiency for sectors such as b...
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2017-09-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1771IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and several related agencies. TITLE I--DE...
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2017-09-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 215.
USHB2661IntroState Mineral Revenue Protection Act This bill amends the Mineral Leasing Act to provide a mechanism for states to receive their entitled percentage of sales, bonuses, royalties, and rentals for all public land or deposits located in the state. The b...
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2017-09-06
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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)
USSB1669IntroEnvironmental Cleanup Infrastructure Act
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2017-07-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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.
USHB2053IntroMining Schools Enhancement Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to require the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) of the Department of the Interior to ensure that at least 70% ...
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2017-07-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 186.
USHB3142IntroAppalachian Forest National Heritage Area Act of 2017 This bill establishes the Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area to include specified counties in the states of Maryland and West Virginia. The bill designates the Appalachian Forest Heritage A...
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2017-07-19
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB987Intro100 by '50 Act This bill calls for the United States to aggressively reduce carbon pollution as rapidly as practicable and achieve 100% clean and renewable energy by 2050. It provides financial support (e.g., grant programs and loans) for clean and r...
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2017-07-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
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 Ways And Means 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.
USSB1267IntroState Mineral Revenue Protection Act This bill amends the Mineral Leasing Act to provide a mechanism for states to receive their entitled percentage of sales, bonuses, royalties, and rentals for all public land or deposits located in the state. The b...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB512IntroNuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act This bill directs the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to modify the licensing process for commercial advanced nuclear reactor facilities. In addition, the bill amends the Omnibus Budget Reconciliati...
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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 TITLE I--SANCTIONS TO ENFORCE AND IMPLEMENT UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL SANCTIONS AGAINST NORTH KOREA (Sec. 101) This bill amends the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 ...
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2017-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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