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USHB224IntroPolar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act This bill amends the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to direct Department of the Interior to issue a permit for the importation of a polar bear part (other than an internal organ) from a bear taken in a s...
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2018-05-16
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB2591IntroModernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act of 2017 This bill amends the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make it one of the purposes of the Act to provide financial and technical assistance to the states for the prom...
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2018-05-08
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5269IntroSTAR Fishing Act State and Territorial Approval for Restriction of Fishing Act
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2018-03-14
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB414IntroPershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct sales or exchanges of eligible lands in Pershing County, Nevada, identified as the "Checkerboard Lands Resolution Area." Interior an...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB1107EngrossPershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct sales or exchanges of eligible lands in Pershing County, Nevada, identified as the "Checkerboard Lands Resolution Area." Interior an...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB2504EngrossTo ensure fair treatment in licensing requirements for the export of certain echinoderms. (Sec. 1) This bill: (1) exempts exporters of sea urchins and sea cucumbers that are designated as food for humans or animals or taken for recreational purposes ...
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2018-02-06
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB4819IntroDELTA Act Defending Economic Livelihoods and Threatened Animals Act
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2018-01-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4735IntroGold King Mine Spill Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-01-05
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB200IntroStrengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2022 the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). Revisions are made to: (1) requirements for...
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 17.
USSB1322IntroAmerican Fisheries Advisory Committee Act
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2017-12-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 283.
USSB669EngrossColumbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to assess sanitation and safety conditions on land set aside to provide Columbia River Treaty tribes access to tra...
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2017-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs 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.
USHB2023IntroModernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017 This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to enter into an arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a study of the South Atlantic and Gu...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB3668IntroSHARE Act Sportsmen's Heritage And Recreational Enhancement Act
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2017-09-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 224.
USSB826EngrossWILD Act Wildlife Innovation and Longevity Driver Act This bill reauthorizes through FY2022 the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program, the African Elephant Conservation Act, the Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997, the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conse...
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2017-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHR483IntroExpressing the support of the House of Representatives for the priorities and goals of Executive Order 13443. Supports efforts to: (1) reaffirm to federal agencies the priorities and goals of Executive Order 13443 (directing federal agencies that hav...
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2017-08-08
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB3333IntroHEARD Act Hunting, Education, And Recreational Development Act This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to dispose of federal lands under their respective jurisdictions by offering them for sale or ...
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2017-08-08
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB1613IntroModernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act of 2017 This bill amends the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make it one of the purposes of the Act to extend financial and technical assistance to the states for the promo...
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2017-07-20
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB3005IntroGrand Canyon Bison Management Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to publish a management plan to reduce, through humane lethal culling by skilled public volunteers and other nonlethal means, the population of bison in the Grand Cany...
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2017-07-05
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2950IntroMaking Public Lands Public Act This bill requires the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to ensure that a specified portion of the Land and Water Conservation Fund is made available each fiscal year for projects to: (...
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2017-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2620IntroLawful Purpose and Self Defense Act This bill modifies the definition of "armor piercing ammunition" for purposes of federal firearms provisions to: (1) include a projectile that is designed and intended by the manufacturer or importer for use in a h...
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2017-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2863IntroLAND Act Land and National Park Deferred Maintenance Act This bill extends the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) through FY2024. From the amounts deposited into the LWCF, $450 million shall be available in each fiscal year for expenditure to ca...
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2017-06-26
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB733IntroSportsmen's Act TITLE I--NATIONAL POLICY (Sec. 101) This bill states U.S. policy that federal departments and agencies must: facilitate the expansion and enhancement of hunting, noncommercial fishing, and recreational shooting opportunities on federa...
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2017-06-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 154.
USHB2560IntroReef Assassin Act
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2017-05-30
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USSB1206IntroA bill to ensure fair treatment in licensing requirements for the export of certain echinoderms. This bill: (1) exempts exporters of sea urchins and sea cucumbers that are designated as food for humans or animals or taken for recreational purposes fr...
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2017-05-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2261IntroMarine Oil Spill Prevention Act This bill address issues related to preventing and responding to oil spills. This bill amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 to extend the moratorium on oil and gas leasing in certain areas in the Gulf ...
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2017-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USSB513IntroFrank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area Designation Act (Sec. 4) This bill designates approximately 99,653 acres of Forest Service land in Oregon as the "Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area." The specia...
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2017-05-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 84.
USHB2183IntroFishing Equipment Tax Relief Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to reduce from 10% to 3% the excise tax rate that applies to the sale of portable, electronically-aerated bait containers by the manufacturer, producer, or importer.
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2017-04-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1945IntroWildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council Advisory Committee Act This bill amends the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act to establish the Wildlife and Hunting Heritage Conservation Council Advisory Committee to advise the Department of the I...
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2017-04-24
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2104IntroMorley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area Boundary Modification Act of 2017 This bill modifies the boundary of the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area in Idaho to: (1) include specified Bureau o...
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2017-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB1727IntroLimiting Inhumane Federal Trapping Act This bill prohibits any personnel of the Department of the Interior or the Department of Agriculture (USDA), in performing their duties, from using, recommending, training in the use of, or planning for the use ...
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2017-04-11
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB896IntroA bill to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. This bill amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to make permanent the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The greater of 1.5% of the annual ...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1728IntroTo modify the boundaries of the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, and for other purposes. This bill modifies the boundary of the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area in Idaho to: (1) inc...
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2017-04-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHJR69PassProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to "Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wi...
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2017-04-03
Became Public Law No: 115-20. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1629IntroPublic Safety and Wildlife Protection Act This bill bans steel-jaw leghold traps and Conibear traps. Steel-jaw leghold traps are certain spring-powered devices with steel jaws that are designed to snap closed on animals. Conibear traps consist of met...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB1630IntroColumbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act This bill authorizes the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to assess sanitation and safety conditions on land set aside to provide Columbia River Treaty tribes access to traditional ...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB1308IntroFrank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area Designation Act This bill designates approximately 99,653 acres of Forest Service land in Oregon as the "Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area."
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2017-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USSB569IntroLand and Water Conservation Authorization and Funding Act This bill amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to make permanent the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Funds deposited into the LWCF may be spen...
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2017-03-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB478IntroHunter and Farmer Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to revise standards for determining what constitutes baiting for purposes of the prohibition on taking migratory game birds. A baited area, in the case of waterfo...
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2017-03-01
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB398IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of the Army to provide for modification of certain Federal water resources development projects on the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, and Flint Rivers, and for other purposes. This bill directs the U.S. Army Corps of Engi...
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2017-02-15
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB359IntroFishing Equipment Tax Relief Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to reduce from 10% to 3% the excise tax rate that applies to the sale of portable, electronically-aerated bait containers by the manufacturer, producer, or importer.
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2017-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB226IntroAfrican Elephant Conservation and Legal Ivory Possession Act This bill reauthorizes the African Elephant Conservation Act (AECA) through FY2022. Ivory may be imported or exported under the AECA and the Endangered Species Act of 1973 if: (1) the raw i...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB225IntroRestoration of the U.S.-Russia Polar Bear Conservation Fund Act This bill amends the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to allow the importation of polar bear parts taken legally in sport hunts in Canada.
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB368IntroSafeguard Aquaculture Farmers Act This bill provides the force and effect of law for certain regulations that allow for the taking of double-crested cormorants (birds) that eat fish at aquaculture facilities.
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB502IntroTo permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. This bill amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to make permanent the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. No less than 1.5% of the annual authorize...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USSJR18IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closur...
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2017-02-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHJR49IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to "Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wi...
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2017-01-30
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHJR35IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to "Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wi...
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2017-01-27
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB219IntroSafeguard Aquaculture Farmers Act This bill provides the force and effect of law for certain regulations that allow for the taking of double-crested cormorants (birds) that eat fish at aquaculture facilities.
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2017-01-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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