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USHB5515EngrossNational 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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2018-07-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2997IntroCarbon Utilization Act of 2018
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2018-06-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2602IntroUSE IT Act Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies
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2018-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 435.
USHB2908IntroClimate Change National Security Strategy Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB2203IntroCoral Reef Sustainability Through Innovation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Coral Reef Conservation Act to authorize the 12 federal agencies on the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force, which includes the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to c...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4096IntroCarbon Capture Prize Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy 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
USHB2296IntroAdvancing CCUS Technology Act This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to carry out research and develop technology to improve the conversion, use, and storage of carbon dioxide from fossil fuels. It als...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
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
USHB4586IntroGeoengineering Research Evaluation Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB5031IntroChallenges & Prizes for Climate Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB2830IntroMethane Emissions Mitigation Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB5604IntroHealthy Environment for Children Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB3247IntroProtect United States Security in the Arctic Act of 2017 This bill instructs the President to submit to Congress a strategy to protect U.S. interests in the Arctic region. Such strategy shall include goals to: improve telecommunications, navigation, ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USSB2200IntroNational Integrated Drought Information System Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 424.
USHB2479IntroLeading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act This bill authorizes appropriations for the nation's infrastructure, including appropriations for: secure broadband internet access, with a prioritization on expanding broadband access in unserved are...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB2882IntroOcean Acidification Innovation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act of 2009 to authorize a federal agency with a representative serving on the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Acidification to car...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment 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
USHB3275IntroWater and Energy Sustainability through Technology Act This bill addresses the link between energy and water systems (energy-water nexus), including: (1) the water needed to produce energy; (2) the energy needed to transport, reclaim, treat, store, a...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy 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
USHCR119IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy. Expresses the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to American families and businesses and is not in the best interest of the Un...
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2018-04-26
[Hearing: Jul 17 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2760IntroA bill to amend the Clean Air Act to exclude energy efficiency projects, pollution control projects, and reliability projects from the definition of a modification. This bill amends the Clean Air Act to exclude energy efficiency projects, pollution c...
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2018-04-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2783IntroCoastal Communities Adaptation Act
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2018-04-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5606IntroClimate Change Education Act
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2018-04-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2740IntroClimate Change Education Act
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2018-04-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5552IntroClimate Change is Real Act
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2018-04-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR825IntroRecognizing the impacts of climate change on outdoor recreation and supporting policies that address the causes and effects of climate change.
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2018-04-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2643IntroGAS MONEY Saved Act Greener Air Standards Mean Our National security, Environment, and Youth Saved Act
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2018-04-10
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1625PassTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
USSB2448IntroAmerican Innovation and Manufacturing Act of 2018
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2018-02-15
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB4932IntroWomen and Climate Change Act of 2018 This bill establishes a Federal Interagency Working Group on Women and Climate Change within the Department of State. The duties of the working group include: (1) coordinating the development of policies and activ...
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2018-02-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4926IntroAmerican Opportunity Carbon Fee Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose fees on: (1) fossil fuel products producing carbon dioxide emissions, including coal, petroleum products, and natural gas; (2) fluorinated greenhouse gas...
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2018-02-06
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Committee
USSB2368IntroAmerican Opportunity Carbon Fee Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose fees on: (1) fossil fuel products producing carbon dioxide emissions, including coal, petroleum products, and natural gas; (2) fluorinated greenhouse gas...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4889IntroHealthy Climate and Family Security Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the Department of the Treasury to establish a carbon trading program that caps the emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from crude oil, coal, and natur...
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2018-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB2350IntroForest Incentives Program Act of 2018
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2018-01-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2352IntroHealthy Climate and Family Security Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the Department of the Treasury to establish a carbon trading program that caps the emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from crude oil, coal, and natur...
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2018-01-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4857IntroCO2 Regulatory Certainty Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to revise requirements for the secure geological storage of carbon dioxide for the purpose of the tax credit for carbon dioxide sequestration. The bill establishes a December 31,...
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2018-01-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR36EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to "Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation". This joint resoluti...
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2018-01-04
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR660IntroRecognizing the 2d anniversary of the adoption of the international Paris Agreement on climate change. Recognizes the second anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Agreement, an international agreement to keep global temperature from rising 2 degre...
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2017-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB2810PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 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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2017-12-12
Became Public Law No: 115-91. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2176IntroSAFE Act Safeguarding America's Future and Environment Act
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2017-11-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB3117IntroTransparency and Honesty in Energy Regulations Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of the Interior, and the Council on Environmental Quality from considering the social c...
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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 15.
USHB4490IntroSAFE Act Safeguarding America's Future and Environment Act This bill requires the President to establish an interagency National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy Joint Implementation Working Group to adopt the 2013 National Fish...
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2017-11-30
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSR342IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that States, cities, Tribal nations, businesses, and institutions of higher education in the United States should work towards achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement. Expresses the sense of the Sena...
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2017-11-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4425IntroFood and Farm Act This bill reauthorizes and modifies several Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, crop insurance, conservation, food assistance, nutrition, farm credit, beginning farmers and ranchers, food waste...
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2017-11-16
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB4126IntroTransparency in Energy Production Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to publicly disclose the amounts of fossil fuel production, including amounts of gas released (as by flaring), and renewable energy production on public l...
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2017-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB4114IntroEnvironmental Justice Act of 2017
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2017-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4074IntroPathways Out of Poverty Act of 2017 This bill establishes and expands various programs related to education, housing, employment, and social welfare. The Department of Education must award grants to states for the development and implementation of pr...
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2017-10-26
To House Nutrition Committee
USSB1996IntroEnvironmental Justice Act of 2017
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2017-10-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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