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USSB2200IntroNational Integrated Drought Information System Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-12-18
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
USSB32IntroCalifornia Desert Protection and Recreation Act of 2018 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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2018-12-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 725.
USHB7220IntroPARIS Climate Act Produce All Relevant Information to Safeguard Climate Act
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2018-12-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2803IntroFossil Energy Utilization, Enhancement, and Leadership Act of 2018
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2018-11-29
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held.
USHB7173IntroEnergy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose a fee on the carbon content of fuels, including crude oil, natural gas, coal, or any other product derived from those fuels that will be used so as...
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2018-11-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSR708IntroA resolution expressing the need for bold climate action in response to the release of the United Nations report entitled "Global Warming of 1.5 C, an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 C above pre-industrial levels and relat...
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2018-11-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1012IntroNew Mexico Drought Preparedness Act of 2018 This bill directs the Bureau of Reclamation to carry out a water acquisition program in specified basins in New Mexico, under which Reclamation shall: (1) make acquisitions of water by lease or purchase of ...
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2018-11-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 645.
USHB4177IntroPREPARE Act of 2017 Preparedness and Risk Management for Extreme Weather Patterns Assuring Resilience and Effectiveness Act of 2017 This bill directs the President to establish the Interagency Council on Extreme Weather Resilience, Preparedness, and ...
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2018-11-14
House Committee on Oversight and Government Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 28, 2018.
USHR1145IntroExpressing the need for bold climate action in response to the release of the United Nations report titled "Global Warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius, an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial lev...
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2018-11-13
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2018-11-02
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 115-999, Part I.
USHB7087IntroOhio River Basin Preparedness Act
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2018-10-26
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB5995IntroTo prohibit the National Endowment for the Arts to make grants to demonstrate how artists work to show the impact of climate change in the San Francisco bay area and how works of art can inform, inspire, and empower communities at risk. This bill pro...
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2018-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USSB3566IntroAdvancing Carbon Capture in Energy Generation Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for advanced coal projects, to: (1) lower the carbon dioxide sequestration requirement to 60% for certain electrical generati...
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2018-10-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3540IntroCentral America Reform and Enforcement Act
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2018-10-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHCR137IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the United States is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy climate for future generations, and to creating solutions for restoring the climate. Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States is committ...
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2018-09-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3481IntroClimate Risk Disclosure Act of 2018
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2018-09-24
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5895PassEnergy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 (Sec. 3) Specifies that, unless this bill expressly provides otherwise, references to "this Act" included in a division shall be treated as ...
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2018-09-21
Became Public Law No: 115-244.
USHB6833IntroGREEN Act Grants for Renewable Energy Education for the Nation Act
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2018-09-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6802IntroGREEN Act Grants for Renewable Energy Education for the Nation Act
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2018-09-13
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6752IntroSan Francisco Bay Restoration Act
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2018-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB6147EngrossInterior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019 DIVISION A--DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, ENVIRONMENT, AND RELATED AGENCIES APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2019 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencie...
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2018-09-07
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3424IntroRISE Act of 2018 Retirement Investments for a Sustainable Economy Act of 2018 This bill establishes a new fund—the Climate Choice Stock Index Fund—as an investment option under the Thrift Savings Plan. The Climate Choice Stock Index Fund must be ...
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2018-09-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2602IntroUSE IT Act Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies This bill amends the Clean Air Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish: (1) a competitive prize program for certain technology projects that capture...
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2018-09-04
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 115-328.
USHB5515PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs...
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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. Expresses support for the existing One National Program with the goals of red...
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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. Expresses support for the existing One National Program with the goals of reducing greenhouse gas (GH...
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2018-07-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6605IntroCarbon Reduction and Tax Credit Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose an excise tax based on the carbon content of fuel. The tax is equal to $40 per ton of carbon contained in fuel: (1) produced at a coal mine or an oil or gas well...
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2018-07-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB3272IntroHaiti and Armenia Reforestation Act of 2018
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2018-07-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6503IntroHaiti and Armenia Reforestation Act of 2018
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2018-07-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR119EngrossExpressing 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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2018-07-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3244IntroFederal Employees Sustainable Investment Act This bill establishes a new fund—the Corporate Responsibility Stock Index Fund—as an investment option under the Thrift Savings Plan. The Corporate Responsibility Stock Index Fund must be invested in a...
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2018-07-19
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6457IntroCarbon Utilization Act of 2018
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2018-07-19
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6452IntroFederal Employees Sustainable Investment Act This bill establishes a new fund—the Corporate Responsibility Stock Index Fund—as an investment option under the Thrift Savings Plan. The Corporate Responsibility Stock Index Fund must be invested in a...
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2018-07-19
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6385IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2019 Provides FY2019 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. Provides appropriations to the State Department for: Administ...
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2018-07-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 642.
USSR573IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that climate change is real and that the National Science Foundation should engage on the communication of sound climate change science to the public. Expresses the sense of the Senate that: climate cha...
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2018-07-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3087IntroLiving Shorelines Act of 2018
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2018-06-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2997IntroCarbon Utilization Act of 2018
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2018-06-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
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 The bill directs the Department of Energy to carry out a competition to award prizes for technology that reduces the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, including through emissions reductions or capturing or sequester...
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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 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
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
USHB4035IntroDOE Loan Guarantee Program Repeal Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB4426IntroSustainable Energy Development Reform Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
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