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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
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
USSB1624IntroProtect Children, Farmers, and Farmworkers from Nerve Agent Pesticides Act of 2017
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2017-07-25
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1622IntroBeach Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to revise and reauthorize through FY2021 a grant program for monitoring, and notifying the public of, any pathogens in coastal recreati...
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2017-07-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2908IntroClimate Change National Security Strategy Act of 2017
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2017-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB3106IntroTo amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to publish a maximum contaminant level goal and promulgate a national primary drinking water regulation for perfluorinated compounds (including p...
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2017-07-14
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5870)
USHB2722IntroSWINE Act Swine Waste Infrastructure and Natural Environment Act This bill establishes a program to certify environmentally sustainable swine waste disposal technologies and authorizes related tax credits and grants. The Department of Agriculture (US...
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2017-06-26
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2695IntroEnvironmental Justice Small Grants Program Act of 2017
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2017-06-09
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB2696IntroExecutive Office of Environmental Justice Act of 2017
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHR362IntroAffirming the need to achieve environmental justice, commending the work of environmental justice advocates, and for other purposes. Reaffirms the importance of clean air, clean water, resource conservation, and other policy goals that led to the ena...
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB2755IntroBeach Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to revise and reauthorize through FY2021 a grant program for monitoring, and notifying the public of, any pathogens in coastal recreati...
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB2539IntroQuiet Communities Act of 2017 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reestablish an Office of Noise Abatement and Control and reauthorizes the office's activities through FY2022. The responsibilities of the office must includ...
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2017-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB1123IntroOffice of National Drug Control Policy Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-05-15
To Senate Judiciary 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)
USHB2326IntroClimate Solutions Commission Act of 2017 This bill establishes a bipartisan National Climate Solutions Commission that must: undertake a comprehensive review of economically viable actions or policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the United ...
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB2325IntroEmergency Financial Manager Reform Act of 2017 This bill requires a state with a state-appointed emergency financial manager to certify that the appointment: (1) does not have the purpose or effect of limiting the right to vote on account of race or ...
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2017-05-03
To House Judiciary 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
USHB958IntroWasteful EPA Programs Elimination Act of 2017 This bill terminates all existing grant programs of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), its National Clean Diesel Campaign, and its environmental justice programs. The EPA may not establish new gra...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB914IntroSafe Drinking Water Assistance Act of 2017
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2017-04-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1909IntroEnvironmental Health Workforce Act of 2017
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1974IntroNational Opportunity for Lead Exposure Accountability and Deterrence Act of 2017 This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise the national primary drinking water regulations for lead and ...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSR98IntroA resolution designating the first week of April 2017 as "National Asbestos Awareness Week". Designates the first week of April 2017 as National Asbestos Awareness Week. Urges the Surgeon General to warn and educate people about asbestos exposure, wh...
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2017-03-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1279IntroHelping Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a center of excellence in the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and rehabilitation of health conditions relating to exposure ...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1330IntroFederal Land Invasive Species Control, Prevention, and Management Act This bill directs each agency concerned (the Department of the Interior for federal land administered through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Rec...
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2017-03-23
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB1348IntroInvesting in Testing Act of 2017 This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the health implications of contamination of drinking water by perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs). (PFASs can accumulate in ...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1563IntroMary Jo Lawyer Spano Mesothelioma Patient Registry Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to develop a patient registry to collect data on mesothelioma. The agency mus...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1420IntroKnow Before You Fly Act This bill makes it an unfair or deceptive practice for an air carrier, foreign air carrier, or ticket agent to fail to disclose in its Internet fare quotation a clear and prominent statement of checked baggage and carry-on bag...
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USSB542IntroSafety Over Arbitration Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the use of arbitration whenever a contract between an individual and another party requires arbitration to resolve a claim or controversy alleging facts relevant to a hazard to public health or ...
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2017-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB509IntroFederal Land Invasive Species Control, Prevention, and Management Act This bill directs each agency concerned (the Department of the Interior for federal land administered through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Rec...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR147IntroExpressing concern regarding the prevalence of hexavalent chromium in drinking water in the United States. Recognizes the importance of protecting the American people from drinking water polluted with carcinogens. Urges state and local governments an...
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2017-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1034IntroZero Waste Development and Expansion Act of 2017 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to award grants to local governments for developing solid waste prevention, reuse, and recycling tactics and operations. Applicants must set...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1068IntroSafe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to revise regulations for drinking water contaminants, including by: requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to determine whether or not to regulate n...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB786IntroACHE Act Appalachian Communities Health Emergency Act This bill requires the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to conduct or support studies on the health impacts of mountaintop removal coal mining on individuals in the surrounding ...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USSB319IntroHelping Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a center of excellence in the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and rehabilitation of health conditions relating to exposure ...
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2017-02-06
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB334IntroVictims of Agent Orange Relief Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State shall provide assistance: (1) to address the health care needs of covered individuals, (2) to institutions in Vietnam that provide health care to such individuals, (...
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2017-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB816IntroFACT Act Federal Accountability in Chemical Testing Act This bill amends the ICCVAM Authorization Act of 2000 to require the reports of the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM) to include a description ...
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2017-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB197IntroRadiation 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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2017-01-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB598IntroAIM Act of 2017 Airplane Impacts Mitigation Act of 2017 This bill requires the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to enter into an agreement with an eligible institution of higher education to conduct a study of the health impacts of airplane flig...
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2017-01-23
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB547IntroNational Infrastructure Development Bank Act of 2017 This bill establishes the National Infrastructure Development Bank as a wholly owned government corporation. The bank's board of directors shall be responsible for monitoring and overseeing energy,...
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2017-01-17
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB270IntroEnvironmental Justice Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a credit against the employment taxes of a tax-exempt organization equal to 40% of amounts paid or incurred by such organization to support environmental justice co...
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2017-01-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
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