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USHB5515PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 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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2018-08-13
Became Public Law No: 115-232.
USSCR42IntroA concurrent resolution supporting America's clean car standards and defending State authority under the Clean Air Act to protect their citizens from harmful air pollution.
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2018-08-01
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHCR130IntroSupporting America's clean car standards and defending State authority under the Clean Air Act to protect their citizens from harmful air pollution.
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2018-07-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6468IntroImproving Science in Chemical Assessments Act
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2018-07-24
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 13.
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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2018-06-27
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB2155PassEconomic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act TITLE I--IMPROVING CONSUMER ACCESS TO MORTGAGE CREDIT (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to allow a depository institution or credit union with assets below a sp...
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2018-05-24
Became Public Law No: 115-174.
USHB2908IntroClimate Change National Security Strategy Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
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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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB5604IntroHealthy Environment for Children Act This bill prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency from reducing, consolidating, or terminating the offices and activities (e.g., intramural grants, extramural grants, and research) of the National Center for...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB3671IntroOff Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act This bill transitions away from fossil fuel sources of energy to clean energy sources (e.g., energy efficiency, energy conservation, and renewable energy). By 2027: (1) 80% of electricity sold must be generate...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB5785IntroJobs and Justice Act of 2018
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2018-05-14
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB5592IntroDepartment of State Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-04-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2722IntroEnvironmental Justice Right to Know Act of 2018
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2018-04-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR449IntroA resolution designating the first week of April 2018 as "National Asbestos Awareness Week".
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2018-03-22
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1978; text: CR S1955)
USHB5114IntroAlan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2018
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2018-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB2448IntroAmerican Innovation and Manufacturing Act of 2018
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2018-02-15
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB4994IntroEnergy Sovereignty Act This bill amends the Clean Air Act to repeal the requirement that states must revise implementation plans to prevent or eliminate air pollution endangering public health or welfare in other countries when directed to do so by t...
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2018-02-09
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4907IntroTo amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a grant program to assist eligible entities in carrying out programs to replace lead service lines for schools and solder that is no...
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2018-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB2212IntroNational Biomedical Research Act
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2017-12-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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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2017-12-05
Committee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 115-277.
USHB3358IntroDepartments 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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2017-12-05
Committee on Appropriations Senate Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 115-277.
USSB2072IntroAlan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2017 This bill amends the Toxic Substances Control Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency to: (1) identify and assess the importation, sale, and uses of, and exposures to, asbestos; and (2) impose re...
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2017-11-02
To Senate Environment And Public Works 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
USSB2000IntroNational 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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2017-10-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB4087IntroProtecting Airport Communities from Particle Emissions Act This bill directs the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to report on ultrafine particles and their health impacts for communities around the 20 largest U.S. airports. The FAA must coordin...
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2017-10-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation 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 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) to prohibit from sale any food that contains the organophosphate pesticide, chlorpyrifos. The Environ...
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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
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 This bill establishes in the Environmental Protection Agency an Office of Environmental Justice. The office must create an environmental justice grant program that empowers and educates communiti...
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2017-06-09
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans 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
USHB2696IntroExecutive Office of Environmental Justice Act of 2017 This bill establishes in the Executive Office of the President an Office of Environmental Justice, which must: complete and publish online environmental justice assessments of executive orders and...
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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 This bill reauthorizes the Office of National Drug Control Policy through FY2023. It amends the definition of "demand reduction" in a National Drug Control Program to include screenin...
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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)
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 This bill addresses contaminants of emerging concern (emerging contaminants), which are not regulated under a national primary drinking water regulation and may have an adverse effect on human health. The En...
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2017-04-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1909IntroEnvironmental Health Workforce Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop model standards and guidelines for credentialing environmental health workers. HHS must develop a comprehensive and coordinated...
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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
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