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USSB1790EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2019-12-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB914IntroCoordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 318.
USHR743IntroExpressing strong disapproval of the President's formal notification to the United Nations of his intent to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement.
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2019-12-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3115IntroLiving Shorelines Act of 2019 This bill directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to award grants to state or local governments, Indian tribes, or nonprofit organizations to (1) implement climate-resilient living shoreline projects;...
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2019-11-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 257.
USHB3055PassCommerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides co...
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2019-11-21
Became Public Law No: 116-69. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5221Intro100% Clean Economy Act of 2019 This bill establishes requirements to reduce greenhouse gas pollution. Specifically, the bill sets a national goal of achieving a 100% clean economy (i.e., economy-wide, net-zero greenhouse gas emissions) by no later th...
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2019-11-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1132IntroSan Francisco Bay Restoration Act
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2019-11-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 245.
USHB2250IntroNorthwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act This bill sets forth provisions concerning the restoration, economic development, and conservation of, and recreational access to, certain public lands in Northern California. The b...
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 11.
USSB2903IntroClimate Change Financial Risk Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5194IntroClimate Change Financial Risk Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB876IntroEnergy Jobs for our Heroes Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USSB2893IntroPreparing Superfund for Climate Change Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5156IntroCarbon Capture and Sequestration Extension Act of 2019 This bill extends for one year the tax credit for carbon oxide sequestration.
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2019-11-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3541IntroCoastal State Climate Preparedness Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 237.
USHB4732IntroTo establish a Global Climate Change Resilience Strategy, to authorize the admission of climate-displaced persons, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHCR74IntroEncouraging the Architect of the Capitol to transition to the exclusive use of electricity derived from renewable energy sources to power the United States Capitol Complex by 2032.
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2019-11-14
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USSB2873IntroGREENER Fuels Act Growing Renewable Energy through Existing and New Environmentally Responsible Fuels Act
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2019-11-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5113IntroGREENER Fuels Act Growing Renewable Energy through Existing and New Environmentally Responsible Fuels Act
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2019-11-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4044IntroProtect and Restore America's Estuaries Act
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2019-11-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 232.
USSB1890IntroRenew America's Schools Act of 2019
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2019-11-06
[Hearing: Dec 12 @ 10:30 am]
[Hearing: Dec 12 @ 10:00 am]

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held.
USHB4986IntroGreen Climate Fund Authorization Act of 2019
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2019-11-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR676IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should formally withdraw from the Paris Agreement.
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2019-11-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB823EngrossColorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act
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2019-10-31
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2740EngrossLabor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 ...
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2019-10-31
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the third cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2740 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 342) entered in Senate.
USSR404IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should work in cooperation with the international community and continue to exercise global leadership to address the causes and effects of climate change, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-31
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2300IntroCIT Act of 2019 Clean Industrial Technology Act of 2019
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2019-10-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 269.
USSB2137IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2019
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2019-10-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 263.
USHB4737IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Climate Change Research Act
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2019-10-23
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4823IntroFEMA Climate Change Preparedness Act
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2019-10-23
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB2795IntroWildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019
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2019-10-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSJR53IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Repeal of the Clean Power Plan; Emission Guidelines for Greenhouse Ga...
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2019-10-17
Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 41 - 53. Record Vote Number: 324.
USHB4679IntroClimate-Ready Fisheries Act of 2019
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2019-10-15
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4657IntroTo require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to consider greenhouse gas emissions related to natural gas pipelines, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR589IntroExpressing the need for immediate climate action in response to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate.
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2019-09-27
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USSB2565IntroA bill to establish a Global Climate Change Resilience Strategy, to authorize the admission of climate-displaced persons, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2297IntroCoast Guard Authorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 226.
USSB1685IntroLaunching Energy Advancement and Development through Innovations for Natural Gas Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a program for the capture of carbon dioxide produced during the generation of natural gas-gener...
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2019-09-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 221.
USHR594IntroExpressing profound concern about threats to human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and the environment in Brazil.
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2019-09-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4331IntroTibetan Policy and Support Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSR337IntroA resolution expressing concern about the fires in the Amazon rainforest.
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR342IntroA resolution expressing the need for immediate climate action in response to the report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change entitled "Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate".
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2019-09-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1201IntroEFFECT Act of 2019 Enhancing Fossil Fuel Energy Carbon Technology Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 218.
USHB2711IntroMethane Waste Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2748IntroSAFE Act Safeguarding America's Future and Environment Act
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2019-09-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2539IntroTibetan Policy and Support Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR574IntroSupporting the teaching of climate change in schools.
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2019-09-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4347IntroPREPARE Act of 2019 Preparedness and Risk Management for Extreme Weather Patterns Assuring Resilience and Effectiveness Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHCR65IntroSupporting the clean vehicle emissions standards of the United States and defending the authority of States under the Clean Air Act to protect the people of those States from harmful air pollution. This concurrent resolution supports existing regulat...
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2019-09-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR316IntroA resolution supporting the clean vehicle emissions standards of the United States and defending the authority of States under the Clean Air Act to protect the people of those States from harmful air pollution. This concurrent resolution supports exi...
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2019-09-18
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2505IntroClean Air, Healthy Kids Act
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2019-09-18
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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