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USHB2075EngrossCrooked River Ranch Fire Protection Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Department of the Interior to adjust the eastern boundary of the Deschutes Canyon-Steelhead Falls Wilderness Study Area and the Deschutes Canyon Wilderness Study Area in Oregon t...
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2018-07-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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.
USHB3777IntroJuab County Conveyance Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA), upon written request by Juab County in Utah, to convey to the county, without consideration and by quitclaim deed, all right, title, and interest of the United...
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2018-07-03
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 622.
USHB2EngrossAgriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 This bill (commonly known as the farm bill) reauthorizes through FY2023 and modifies Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, conservation, trade and international food aid, nutr...
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2018-06-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB6136IntroBorder Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to achieve situational awareness and operational control of the border, including by increasing enforcement personnel. The bill provides fu...
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2018-06-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB857EngrossCalifornia Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act This bill amends the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 to, among other things: establish or designate wilderness areas, off-highway vehicle recreation areas, and a national scenic area; relea...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4760IntroSecuring America's Future Act of 2018 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise immigrant visa allocation provisions, including family-related visas. A nonimmigrant classification for parents of adult U.S. citizens is created. Th...
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2018-06-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3EngrossSpending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act This bill rescinds approximately $15 billion in budget authority over 2018-2028 that was proposed to be rescinded by the President under procedures included in the Impoundment Control Act of 1974....
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2018-06-20
Motion to discharge Senate Committees on Appropriations; the Budget rejected by Yea-Nay Vote. 48 - 50. Record Vote Number: 134.
USHB788IntroTarget Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act This bill amends the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the construction and expansion of public target ranges by: (1) authorizing a state to pay up to 90% of the costs of ac...
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2018-05-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 546.
USSB2979IntroSpending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act This bill rescinds approximately $15 billion in budget authority over 2018-2028 that was proposed to be rescinded by the President under procedures included in the Impoundment Control Act of 1974....
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2018-05-24
Read twice and referred concurrently to the Committees on Appropriations; the Budget pursuant to the order of January 30, 1975, as modified by the order of April 11, 1986, with instructions that the Budget Committee be authorized to report its views to the Appropriations Committee, and that the latter alone be authorized to report the bill.
USHB3419IntroFUEL Reform Act Farewell to Unnecessary Energy Lifelines Reform Act of 2017 This bill repeals title IX (Energy) of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, which authorized various energy programs that are administered by the Department of...
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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
USHB2768EngrossFowler and Boskoff Peaks Designation Act (Sec. 3) This bill designates specified mountain peaks in the Uncompahgre National Forest in Colorado as "Fowler Peak" and "Boskoff Peak."
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2018-05-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB3186IntroEvery Kid Outdoors Act This bill directs the Departments of the Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, and the Army to establish the Every Kids Outdoors program to provide fourth graders free access to federal lands and waters to which the public has acces...
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2018-05-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4EngrossFAA Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 401.
USSB2736IntroAsia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018
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2018-04-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3400IntroRecreation Not Red-Tape Act This bill amends the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to require the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Forest Service to review the process for the issuance and renewal of special recreation permits, includin...
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2018-04-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB520IntroNational Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act This bill addresses the mine permitting process. Under the bill, projects that provide minerals vital to job creation, energy infrastructure, American economic competitiveness, and national secu...
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2018-04-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 482.
USSB1181IntroGood Samaritan Search and Recovery Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to implement a process to provide eligible organizations and individuals expedited access to federal land to conduct good...
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2018-04-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 373.
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.
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) construct and operate infrastructure and technology to deter and detect illegal border activity in high traffic areas, (2) deploy the most pra...
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2018-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 471.
USSB466EngrossA bill to clarify the description of certain Federal land under the Northern Arizona Land Exchange and Verde River Basin Partnership Act of 2005 to include additional land in the Kaibab National Forest. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Northern Arizona ...
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2018-03-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 469.
USHB5015IntroSaving America's Pollinators Act of 2018
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2018-03-08
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB4976IntroEmpowering State Forestry to Improve Forest Health Act of 2018 This bill amends the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to direct the Forest Service to establish a landscape-scale restoration program to provide financial and technical assista...
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2018-03-08
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB5156IntroProtect Public Trees Act of 2018 This bill prohibits the modification, removal, or piling of materials about any tree, plant, or other vegetation on public highways to erect, maintain, repair, or improve the visibility of, commercial advertising. Thi...
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2018-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB4134IntroCecil D. Andrus-White Clouds Wilderness Redesignation Act This bill amends the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act to redesignate the White Clouds Wilderness in the Sawtooth and Challis National Forests in Idaho ...
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2018-02-26
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 127.
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.
USSB507IntroBlackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to complete a landscape assessment of the Seeley Lake Ranger District of the Lolo National Forest in Montana to: (1) assess the ecological condition o...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2062IntroOracle Cabins Conveyance Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to sell and quitclaim to a person who holds a valid permit for the use of certain National Forest System land in Arizona all right, title, and interest in and...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1046IntroEastern Nevada Economic Development and Land Management Improvement Act This bill amends the Lincoln County Land Act of 2000 (LCLA) to require implementation of a multispecies habitat conservation plan in Lincoln County, Nevada. Both the LCLA and the...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2367IntroUSA Act of 2018 Uniting and Securing America Act of 2018 This bill provides conditional permanent resident status for an alien meeting specified requirements, including having entered the United States when younger than 18 years old and residing in t...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2354IntroANTIQUITIES Act of 2018 America's Natural Treasures of Immeasurable Quality Unite, Inspire, and Together Improve the Economies of States Act of 2018
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2018-01-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2350IntroForest Incentives Program Act of 2018
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2018-01-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB4796IntroUSA Act of 2018 Uniting and Securing America Act of 2018 This bill provides conditional permanent resident status for an alien meeting specified requirements, including having entered the United States when younger than 18 years old and residing in t...
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2018-01-26
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB381PassTo designate a mountain in the John Muir Wilderness of the Sierra National Forest as "Sky Point". (Sec. 2) This bill designates a specified mountain in the John Muir Wilderness of the Sierra National Forest in California as "Sky Point."
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2018-01-10
Became Public Law No: 115-109. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4735IntroGold King Mine Spill Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-01-05
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4667EngrossFurther Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements, 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year endi...
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2018-01-04
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 291.
USSB501EngrossEast Rosebud Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate specified river segments of the East Rosebud Creek in Montana as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Nothing in this b...
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2018-01-02
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB584IntroSmall Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act This bill modifies the rulemaking requirements and procedures of federal agencies (excluding Congress, U.S. courts, U.S. territories and possessions, and the District of Columbia) under the Regul...
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2017-12-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 284.
USHB1675IntroNational Landslide Preparedness Act This bill: (1) directs the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a National Landslide Hazards Reduction Program to identify and understand landslide hazards and risks, reduce losses from landslides, protect co...
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3371IntroModoc County Land Transfer and Economic Development Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to convey, without consideration, to Modoc County, California, specified National Forest System land in Modoc National Forest which contai...
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2017-12-07
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB245EngrossIndian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017 TITLE I--INDIAN TRIBAL ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF-DETERMINATION ACT AMENDMENTS (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to direct the Department of the I...
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2017-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB3905EngrossMinnesota's Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act (Sec. 2) This bill declares that minerals with the National Forest System (NFS) lands in Minnesota shall not be subject to withdrawal from disposition under U.S. mineral and geothermal l...
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2017-12-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4460IntroDisaster Recovery Reform Act This bill amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act) to modify the Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Grant Program to: permit the use of technical and financial assistance to est...
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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3115EngrossSuperior National Forest Land Exchange Act of 2017 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to convey specified National Forest System land within the Superior National Forest in St. Louis County, Minnesota, to Poly Met Mining ...
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2017-11-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2099IntroFederal Land Management Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA), upon request of the city of Old Town, Maine, to convey to the city without consideration lands that: (1) were conveyed by the federal government to the city u...
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2017-11-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 262.
USHB2936EngrossResilient Federal Forests Act of 2017 This bill shall apply whenever the Department concerned, either the Department of Agriculture for National Forest System (NFS) lands or the Department of the Interior for public lands, prepares an environmental a...
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2017-11-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2068IntroWildfire Prevention and Mitigation Act of 2017 This bill prohibits any further consultation from being required by the Departments of Agriculture (USDA) or the Interior after the approval of land and resource management plans for National Forest Syst...
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2017-11-02
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2073IntroNational Forest System Vegetation Management Pilot Program Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a limited, voluntary pilot program under which owners and operators of rights-of-way on National Forest System ...
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2017-11-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
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