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USSB1301IntroCanyon's Law Chemical Poisons Reduction Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the use of sodium fluoroacetate (i.e., Compound 1080) and sodium cyanide in a predator control device. It imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to two years, o...
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2019-05-02
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USSB1259IntroChesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Reauthorization Act This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2025 the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network and the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Grants Assistance Program.
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2019-05-01
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USSB1251IntroSafe Drinking Water Assistance Act of 2019 This bill addresses contaminants of emerging concern (emerging contaminants), which are not regulated under a national primary drinking water regulation and may have an adverse effect on human health. The En...
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2019-04-30
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USSB1139IntroNational Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill revises requirements for appointment to the Board of Directors of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and reauthorizes the foundation through FY2024.
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2019-04-10
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USSB1098IntroTransportation Alternatives Enhancements Act
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2019-04-09
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USHB1331EngrossLocal Water Protection Act This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 grants to states for (1) programs that manage and control pollution added from nonpoint sources to navigable waters, and (2) groundwater quality protection activities to advance state i...
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2019-04-09
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USSB1051IntroA bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to establish a program to allow States to assume certain Federal responsibilities under that Act with respect to agency actions applicable to highway projects within the States, and for other purpose...
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2019-04-04
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USSB1050IntroA bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to increase the ability of a State to administer a permit program under that Act, and for other purposes. This bill allows a state department of transportation that has assumed the environmental...
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2019-04-04
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USSB1054IntroA bill to amend title 54, United States Code, to establish a program to allow States to assume certain Federal responsibilities under that title with respect to agency actions applicable to highway projects within the States, and for other purposes. ...
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2019-04-04
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USSB1021IntroA bill to amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 with respect to a portion of the Wendell H. Ford (Western Kentucky) Parkway, and for other purposes. This bill designates the Wendell H. Ford (Western Kentucky) Parkway from...
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2019-04-03
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USSB1022IntroGAS MONEY Saved Act Greener Air Standards Mean Our National Security, Environment, and Youth Saved Act
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2019-04-03
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USSB950IntroPFAS Detection Act of 2019 This bill sets forth requirements for detecting and sampling perfluorinated compounds. Perfluorinated compounds are man-made and may have adverse human health effects. A variety of products contain perfluorinated compounds,...
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2019-03-28
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USSB831IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to reissue final rules relating to listing the gray wolf in the Western Great Lakes and Wyoming under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. This bill addresses the removal of federal protections for the gr...
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2019-03-14
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USSB757IntroPetroleum Coke Transparency and Public Health Protection Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to study and report on petroleum coke usage, including public-health and environmental impacts, best practices for stora...
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2019-03-12
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USSB754IntroNational Fish Habitat Conservation Act of 2019 This bill establishes the National Fish Habitat Board to (1) encourage partnerships among public agencies and other interested parties to promote fish conservation, (2) establish national goals and prior...
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2019-03-12
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USSB701IntroChesapeake Bay Program Reauthorization Act
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2019-03-07
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USSB717IntroAlan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the manufacturing, processing, and distribution of asbestos or any mixture or article containing asbestos. The bill authorizes the President to grant exemptions from this prohibition if ...
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2019-03-07
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USSB721IntroJobs, Not Waste Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the Department of Energy from licensing, planning, developing, or constructing a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain in Nevada until the Office of Management and Budget conducts a study on the ec...
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2019-03-07
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USSB674IntroClean Corridors Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Transportation to award grants to certain governmental entities and planning organizations to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure and hydrogen fueling infrastructure along d...
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2019-03-06
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USSB611IntroWater Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability Act of 2019
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2019-02-28
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USSB614IntroGrizzly Bear State Management Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to remove the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem population of grizzly bears from the list of endangered and threatened wildlife.
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2019-02-28
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USSJR9IntroA joint resolution calling on the United States and Congress to take immediate action to address the challenge of climate change. This joint resolution calls on the United States and Congress to immediately address climate change.
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2019-02-28
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USSB638IntroPFAS Action Act of 2019 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to designate all perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous substances within one year of enactment of this bill.
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2019-02-28
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USSB615IntroState Transportation Flexibility Act This bill provides flexibility for a state to opt out of the federal-aid highway program. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Transportation (DOT) to implement a direct federal-aid highway program th...
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2019-02-28
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USSB581IntroFuel Choice and Deregulation Act of 2019
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2019-02-27
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USSB563IntroTransportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act for Airports This bill allows certain eligible airport-related projecs to participate in the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act program.
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2019-02-26
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USSB492IntroDisabled Veterans Rebuilding Infrastructure to Vitalize our Economy Act Disabled Veterans Rebuilding Infrastructure to Vitalize our Economy Act This bill amends the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) to (1) add the term "service-c...
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2019-02-14
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USSB502IntroState, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act This bill requires the Department of the Interior or the Department of Commerce, as appropriate, to provide to affected states all data that is used as the basis of a determination on whe...
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2019-02-14
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USSB458IntroA bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to revise certain ethylene oxide emissions standards under the Clean Air Act, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to amend its...
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2019-02-12
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USSB446IntroGreat Lakes Fishery Research Authorization Act This bill authorizes the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to conduct monitoring, scientific assessments, and research in support of fisheries within the Great Lakes Basin between the United States and Canad...
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2019-02-12
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USSB451IntroExpanding Transparency of Information and Safeguarding Toxics (EtO is Toxic) Act of 2019 This bill updates requirements for chemicals that pose an adverse public health risk. Specifically, the bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) t...
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2019-02-12
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USSB376IntroDefense of Environment and Property Act of 2019
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2019-02-07
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USHB66EngrossRoute 66 Centennial Commission Act Route 66 Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes the Route 66 Centennial Commission to honor highway Route 66 on the occasion of its centennial anniversary. (Sec. 4) The bill sets forth the duties o...
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2019-02-07
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USSB403IntroIMAGINE Act Innovative Materials for America's Growth and Infrastructure Newly Expanded Act of 2019 This bill encourages the use of innovative construction materials and techniques to accelerate the deployment, extend the service life, improve the pe...
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2019-02-07
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USSR59IntroA resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal. This resolution calls for the creation of a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions; establishing millions of high-wage jobs ...
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2019-02-07
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USSB353IntroRAPID Act Revitalizing American Priorities for Infrastructure Development Act Revitalizing American Priorities for Infrastructure Development Act or the RAPID Act This bill revises the transportation infrastructure finance and innovation (TIFIA) prog...
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2019-02-06
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USSB261IntroNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2019-01-29
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USSB248IntroA bill to ensure that the Secretary of the Interior collaborates fully with State and local authorities and certain nonprofit entities in managing the Corolla Wild Horse population on Federal land. This bill instructs the Department of the Interior t...
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2019-01-28
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USSB233IntroEPA Special Hiring Authority Transparency Act This bill revises the special hiring authority given to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to appoint up to 30 personnel for positions without regard to the civil service laws. This ...
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2019-01-28
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USSB181IntroComprehensive National Mercury Monitoring Act This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a national mercury monitoring program. Under the program, the EPA must track and report on long-term changes of mercury concentrat...
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2019-01-17
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