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USHB200EngrossStrengthening 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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2018-07-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB221EngrossHydrographic Services Improvement Amendments Act This bill reauthorizes the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998 from FY2019-FY2023. The Governmental Accountability Office must compare the unit costs of hydrographic surveys conducted by the ...
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2018-06-26
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 487.
USHB5911IntroArctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act
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2018-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands 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
USHB2825EngrossDHS Authorization Act Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a Headquarters, which shall, among other things: (1) establish an ove...
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2018-04-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 381.
USHB1PassTax Cuts and Jobs Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to reduce tax rates and modify policies, credits, and deductions for individuals and businesses. It also establishes an oil and gas leasing program for the Coastal Plain of the Ar...
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2017-12-22
Became Public Law No: 115-97. (TXT | PDF)
USHR357IntroReaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Canada, recognizing bilateral cooperation that advances United States national interests, and urging increased bilateral cooperation on security, economic issues, and energy, and for...
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2017-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB1IntroTax Cuts and Jobs Act Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Official Titles Official Titles - Senate Official Titles as Introduced An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of ...
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2017-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 269.
USHB4239IntroSECURE American Energy Act Strengthening the Economy with Critical Untapped Resources to Expand American Energy Act
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2017-11-08
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 14.
USSB1442IntroSecuring Our Arctic Interests Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the department in which the Coast Guard is operating, to enter into a contract or contracts to procure up to six polar-class icebreakers. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) must r...
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2017-06-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2518IntroCoast Guard Authorization Act of 2017 This bill authorizes: (1) appropriations for the Coast Guard for FY2018-FY2019, and (2) a specified level of end-of-year strength for active duty personnel and military training student loads for such fiscal year...
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2017-06-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 133.
USSB1129IntroCoast Guard Authorization Act of 2017 This bill authorizes: (1) appropriations for the Coast Guard for FY2018-FY2019, and (2) a specified level of end-of-year strength for active duty personnel and military training student loads for such fiscal year...
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2017-06-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 112.
USSB991IntroStop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is the policy of the United States that the Arctic Ocean should be managed for the best interests of the people of the United States, including by keeping fossil fuels in the ground to...
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2017-05-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1889IntroUdall-Eisenhower Arctic Wilderness Act This bill designates approximately 1,559,538 acres of land within Alaska in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
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2017-04-11
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1784IntroStop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is the policy of the United States that the Arctic Ocean should be managed for the best interests of the people of the United States, including by keeping fossil fuels in the ground to...
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2017-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USSB883IntroOPENS Alaska Act of 2017 Offshore Production and Energizing National Security Alaska Act of 2017 This bill nullifies the memorandum issued by the President on December 20, 2016, entitled "Withdrawal of Certain Portions of the United States Arctic Out...
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2017-04-06
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB820IntroA bill to designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness. This bill amends the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to designate approximately 1,559,538 acres of land within Alaska in the Arctic Nationa...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1559IntroUnited States Ambassador at Large for Arctic Affairs Act of 2017 Amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to establish within the Department of State an Ambassador at Large for Arctic Affairs.
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2017-03-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR70IntroDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior regarding requirements for exploratory drilling on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf. This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enfo...
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2017-02-09
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHJR47IntroDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior regarding requirements for exploratory drilling on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf. This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enfo...
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2017-01-30
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHJR34IntroDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior regarding requirements for exploratory drilling on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf. This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enfo...
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2017-01-27
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB49IntroAlaska Oil and Gas Production Act This bill authorizes the exploration, leasing, development, production, and transportation of oil and gas to and from the Coastal Plain of Alaska. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) must establish a competitive oil ...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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