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USSB4897IntroAmerican Nuclear Infrastructure Act of 2020
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2020-12-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 598.
USHB823EngrossColorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act This bill provides for the conservation of specified lands in Colorado. Specifically, the bill designates specified federal lands within the White River National Forest as components of the National Wildern...
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2020-11-18
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB241IntroColorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act This bill provides for the conservation of specified lands in Colorado. Specifically, the bill designates specified federal lands within the White River National Forest as components of the National Wildern...
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2020-11-18
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB4603IntroForest Health and Biomass Energy Act of 2020 This bill addresses biomass energy, particularly with respect to materials removed from high-hazard areas (e.g., areas that pose wildfire risks). The bill directs the Department of Energy, in coordination ...
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2020-11-18
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB8253IntroStrengthening Coastal Communities Act of 2020 This bill directs revenues generated from leases for wind energy development on offshore federal lands to the National Oceans and Coastal Security Fund. Under current law, the National Fish and Wildlife F...
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2020-11-17
Committee Hearings Held.
USSB1427IntroGlobal Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing Act of 2019 This bill expands the scope of the Network for Manufacturing Innovation program, makes changes to the funding design for the centers for manufacturing innovation, and directs interagency collabo...
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2020-11-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 584.
USSB4887IntroEnd Polluter Welfare Act of 2020
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2020-11-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4800IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-11-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581.
USHB8716IntroAdvancing Competitiveness, Transparency, and Security in the Americas Act of 2020
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2020-10-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB12IntroCTF Act China Task Force Act This bill enacts specified legislation related to China and other issues, including legislation (1) authorizing activities to counter the global malign influence of the Chinese Communist Party, (2) prohibiting certain imp...
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2020-10-21
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB4447EngrossClean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act This bill requires the Department of Energy to award grants to assist rural electric cooperatives with identifying, evaluating, designing, and demonstrating energy storage and microgrid projects that utilize ener...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB8582IntroTradeable Performance Standard Act
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2020-10-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8530IntroEnergy Opportunity Zones Act of 2020 This bill designates energy opportunity zones for areas that are within 120 miles of a nuclear or coal power plant used to generate electricity that has ceased operations or is scheduled to cease operations within...
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2020-10-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5986IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities...
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2020-10-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB8337PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies and extends expiring programs that address health care, surface transportation, agriculture, veterans benefits, and o...
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2020-10-01
Became Public Law No: 116-159. (TXT | PDF)
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4795IntroCyber Sense Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Energy to establish a voluntary Cyber Sense program to test the cybersecurity of products and technologies intended for use in the bulk-power system. The bulk-power system includes faciliti...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB359EngrossEnhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act This bill directs the Department of Energy to facilitate and encourage public-private partnerships in order to address and mitigate the physical security and cybersecurity risks of elect...
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2020-09-30
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 559.
USHB360EngrossCyber Sense Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Energy to establish a voluntary Cyber Sense program to test the cybersecurity of products and technologies intended for use in the bulk-power system. The bulk-power system includes faciliti...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5760EngrossGrid Security Research and Development Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB4759IntroPrioritizing Clean Energy and Climate Cooperation with India Act of 2020 This bill establishes the U.S.-India Clean Energy and Power Transmission Partnership, which shall serve as the primary forum and funding mechanism for U.S.-India cooperation on ...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB4754IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish COVID Recovery Bonds, and for other purposes. This bill establishes a program of COVID Recovery Bonds which are treated as exempt facility bonds for tax purposes. It also provides for tax...
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2020-09-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB8404IntroPublic Housing Solar Equity Act of 2020 This bill requires public housing agencies (PHAs) to take certain actions when selling or leasing assets in connection with a solar energy project. Specifically, a PHA must ensure that such a sale or lease fina...
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2020-09-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7978IntroEmergency Wildfire and Public Safety Act of 2020 This bill addresses wildfire preparedness and response. Among other things, the bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to select three forest landscapes on which to conduct projects to redu...
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB8365IntroAccurate Weather for Public Safety Act
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB8319IntroContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies through December 11, 2020, and extends several programs. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a g...
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2020-09-23
Rule H. Res. 1129 passed House.
USHB8359IntroPTC Elimination Act This bill repeals the tax credit for producing electricity from renewable resources (e.g., wind, biomass, trash, geothermal or solar energy facilities). The bill also expresses the sense of Congress that such credit should be allo...
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2020-09-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4678IntroPTC Elimination Act This bill repeals the tax credit for producing electricity from renewable resources (e.g., wind, biomass, trash, geothermal or solar energy facilities). The bill also expresses the sense of Congress that such credit should be allo...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB8355IntroNext Generation Nuclear Advancement Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB3607IntroFossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill expands Department of Energy (DOE) research, development, and demonstration programs for fossil energy. Among other things, the bill authorizes DOE programs regarding carbon capture technol...
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2020-09-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 410.
USHB8312IntroFuture Generations Protection Act
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2020-09-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8296IntroNuclear Energy Reactor Demonstration Act
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2020-09-17
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB3485IntroOFFSHORE Act of 2020 Opening Federal Financial Sharing to Heighten Opportunities for Renewable Energy Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB4286IntroRISE Act Research Investment to Spark the Economy Act This bill authorizes the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, the Interior, and Health and Human Services and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4431IntroEmergency Wildfire and Public Safety Act of 2020 This bill addresses wildfire preparedness and response. Among other things, the bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to select three forest landscapes on which to conduct projects to redu...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHR1102IntroRecognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy ("THRIVE").
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSR693IntroA resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy ("THRIVE").
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2020-09-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8258IntroSpent Nuclear Fuel Solutions Research and Development Act This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to conduct an advanced fuel cycle research, development, demonstration, and commercial application program for spent nuclear fuel. The program...
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2020-09-15
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB3597IntroSolar Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to carry out a grant program to research, develop, and evaluate solar energy technologies and systems.
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2020-09-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 400.
USHB5374IntroAdvanced Geothermal Research and Development Act of 2019
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2020-09-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 401.
USHB3609IntroWind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to carry out a grant program to research, develop, and evaluate wind energy technologies and systems.
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2020-09-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 398.
USHB8165IntroAffordable Solar Energy for Our Communities Act
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2020-09-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7483IntroFlexible Financing for Rural America Act of 2020 This bill allows rural utility service providers to submit to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) a request to adjust the interest rate or modify the terms of certain loans. The request shall include ...
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7680IntroReinforcing Utility Restoration After Losses (RURAL) Act This bill provides authority and funding for the Department of Agriculture to establish a loan program for certain rural utility service providers (e.g., electric, telecommunications, or waste ...
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7781IntroEnd Polluter Welfare Act of 2020
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit 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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2020-09-01
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 386.
USHB7827IntroClean Energy Innovation Funding Act of 2020
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2020-08-24
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USSB4528IntroAdvancing Competitiveness, Transparency, and Security in the Americas Act of 2020
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2020-08-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2500EngrossNational 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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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
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