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USHB6552IntroEmergency Water is a Human Right Act This bill creates a grant program, administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funds to states and Indian tribes to assist low-income households that pay a high proportion of household ...
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2020-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB6494IntroBusiness Interruption Insurance Coverage Act of 2020
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2020-04-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR550IntroA resolution commending the people in the United States who are carrying out essential tasks during the unprecedented time of crisis created by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This resolution recognizes the efforts of federal agencies, state...
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2020-03-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB3485IntroOFFSHORE Act of 2020 Opening Federal Financial Sharing to Heighten Opportunities for Renewable Energy Act of 2020
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2020-03-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5926IntroRESILIENT Networks Act Reinforcing and Evaluating Service Integrity, Local Infrastructure, and Emergency Notification for Today's Networks Act
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2020-03-10
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB5435IntroAmerican Public Lands and Waters Climate Solution Act of 2019
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2020-02-26
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB5865IntroCCUS Innovation Act Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Innovation Act
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2020-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB5857IntroFracking Ban Act This bill phases out hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas. Hydraulic fracturing or fracking is a process to extract underground resources such as oil or gas from a geologic formation by injecting water, a propping agent (e.g....
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2020-02-21
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB5905IntroJoint Long-Term Storage Act of 2020
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2020-02-13
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB2986IntroBEST Act Better Energy Storage Technology Act This bill addresses grid-scale energy storage systems. The bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish within its Office of Electricity a research, development, and demonstration program for...
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4444IntroWestern Area Power Administration Transparency Act This bill directs the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) to establish a pilot project to provide increased transparency for its customers. WAPA must publicly display on its website a database o...
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5864IntroNew Energy Frontiers Through Carbon Innovation Act of 2020
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2020-02-12
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB5861IntroAgriculture Resilience Act
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2020-02-12
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB3269IntroClean Economy Act of 2020
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2020-02-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5625IntroTargeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2199IntroCentral Coast Heritage Protection Act This bill designates specified land within the Bakersfield Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management and in the Los Padres National Forest in California as components of the National Wilderness Preservation S...
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2020-02-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 313.
USHB5742IntroEnergy PRICE Act Energy Prices Require Including Climate Externalities Act
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2020-02-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2508IntroPromoting American Energy Jobs Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to establish an Energy Jobs Council to (1) conduct a survey of employers in the energy, energy efficiency, and motor vehicle sectors of the U.S. economy; (2) prefo...
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2020-01-28
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 116-210.
USSB3247IntroFracking Ban Act
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2020-01-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2425IntroCHP Support Act of 2019
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2020-01-28
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 116-209.
USHB5649IntroConsumer Access to Grid Information Act of 2020 This bill requires the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy of the Department of Energy to establish a grant program for the creation of a cellular phone application (app). The app must allo...
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2020-01-16
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB5552IntroMigratory Bird Protection Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the incidental taking (e.g., capturing or killing) of migratory birds by commercial activities unless the activity is authorized under a permit or is identified as posing de minimis risk to mi...
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2020-01-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 14.
USSB876IntroEnergy Jobs for our Heroes Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Energy-Ready Vets Program within the Department of Energy. The program must prepare eligible veterans for careers in the energy industry.
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2020-01-09
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 116-201.
USHB3361IntroRIVER Act Reliable Investment in Vital Energy Reauthorization Act
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2020-01-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USSB2368IntroNuclear Energy Renewal Act of 2019
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2020-01-09
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 116-203.
USHB5527Intro21st Century Power Grid Act This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a program to provide financial assistance for projects designed to improve the resiliency, performance, or efficiency of the electric grid, while ensuring the ...
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2020-01-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB5545IntroNO EXHAUST Act of 2020 New Opportunities to Expand Healthy Air Using Sustainable Transportation Act of 2020
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2020-01-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USSB2668IntroSolar Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to establish a grant program to research, develop, evaluate, and commercialize solar energy technologies and systems.
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2020-01-09
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 116-202.
USHB5558IntroUSA Electrify Forward Act
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2020-01-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5445IntroCritical Infrastructure Act of 2019
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2020-01-08
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB2702IntroIntegrated Energy Systems Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish an integrated energy systems program to (1) maximize energy production and efficiency; (2) develop energy systems involving the integration of nuclear...
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2020-01-07
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 116-199.
USSB2556IntroPROTECT Act of 2019 Protecting Resources On The Electric grid with Cybersecurity Technology Act of 2019
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2020-01-07
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 116-196.
USSB2799IntroNEWS Act of 2019 Nexus of Energy and Water for Sustainability Act of 2019 This bill establishes requirements concerning the energy-water nexus, which means the links between (1) the water needed to produce fuels, electricity, and other forms of energ...
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2020-01-07
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 116-198.
USSB50PassColumbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act This bill authorizes the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to assess sanitation and safety conditions on land set aside to provide Columbia River Treaty tribes access to traditional ...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-99. (TXT | PDF)
USSB216PassSpokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Equitable Compensation Act This bill requires the Bonneville Power Administration to make specified settlement payments to the Spokane Tribe in relation to the construction and operation of the Gran...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-100. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1790PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-92.
USHB5514IntroCommunity Energy Savings Program Act of 2019
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2019-12-20
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USHB1865PassNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 8 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Serv...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-94.
USHB5505IntroConsortia-Led Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Networks Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce to carry out a grant program for establishing consortia to enhance U.S. economic, environmental, and energy security by promoting domestic rese...
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2019-12-20
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB5530IntroElectric Vehicle Infrastructure Rebate Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to establish a rebate program to encourage investment in electric vehicle charging infrastructure. Specifically, the bill requires the program to promote t...
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2019-12-20
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USHB5511IntroInterregional Transmission Planning Improvement Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to initiate a rulemaking to consider (1) the effectiveness of existing planning processes for identifying transmission projects ac...
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2019-12-20
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USSB3135IntroConsortia-Led Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Networks Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Commerce to carry out a grant program for establishing consortia to enhance U.S. economic, environmental, and energy security by promoting domes...
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2019-12-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3109IntroInterregional Transmission Planning Improvement Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to initiate a rulemaking to consider (1) the effectiveness of existing planning processes for identifying transmission projects ac...
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2019-12-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2660IntroWind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to establish a grant program to research, develop, evaluate, and commercialize wind energy technologies and systems.
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2019-12-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 387.
USHB453EngrossEastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act This bill takes specified lands and easements in Monroe County, Tennessee, into trust for the use and benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. These lands include the Sequoyah Museum, ...
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2019-12-17
Received in the Senate.
USSB704IntroEuropean Energy Security and Diversification Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to prioritize assistance to develop energy infrastructure in Europe and Eurasia, in particular for projects involving the European Commission and count...
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2019-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 331.
USHB5416IntroNational Climate Bank Act
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2019-12-13
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB3669EngrossWeatherizing Infrastructure in the North and Terrorism Emergency Readiness Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security to develop and conduct a collective-response-to-terrorism exercise that includes managing cascading effects ...
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2019-12-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5375IntroE. Cooper Brown Ocean Clean Energy Act of 2019 This bill allows an energy tax credit for the cost of ocean thermal energy equipment. The bill defines "ocean thermal energy equipment" as equipment that converts ocean thermal energy to usable energy or...
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2019-12-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
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