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USHB3607IntroFossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill expands Department of Energy (DOE) research, development, and demonstration programs for fossil energy. Specifically, the bill authorizes DOE programs regarding carbon capture technologies ...
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2020-09-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 410.
USSB1765IntroBlackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act
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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
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB5374IntroAdvanced Geothermal Research and Development Act of 2019
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2020-09-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 401.
USHB7940IntroProtect America's Children from Toxic Pesticides Act
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2020-09-11
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
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.
USHB1497IntroWater Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes funding for several grants programs that address water pollution, such as wastewater and stormwater. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 grants to states for ...
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2020-09-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 387.
USHB3779IntroResilience Revolving Loan Fund Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to enter into agreements with any state or Indian tribal government to make capitalization grants for the establishment of hazard mitigatio...
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2020-09-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 389.
USHB2748IntroSAFE Act Safeguarding America's Future and Environment Act The bill requires the development of strategies to help fish, wildlife, and plants adapt to extreme weather changes and climate change. Specifically, the bill requires the President to establ...
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2020-09-01
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 385.
USHB7774IntroDIGITAL Reservations Act Deploying the Internet by Guaranteeing Indian Tribes Autonomy over Licensing on Reservations Act
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2020-08-21
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB4230IntroCIT Act of 2019 Clean Industrial Technology Act of 2019
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2020-08-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 383.
USHB8041IntroSnow Water Supply Forecasting Program Authorization Act
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2020-08-14
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB10IntroSouth Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act of 2019 This bill addresses harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in the South Florida ecosystem. An algal bloom is a rapid growth of algae that may create toxic or hypoxic (severely low-oxygen) conditions that are h...
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2020-08-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 518.
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.
USHB5428IntroGrid Modernization Research and Development Act of 2020
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2020-08-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 380.
USHB8019IntroClimate Equity Act of 2020
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2020-08-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3418IntroSTORM Act Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation Act of 2020
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2020-08-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 511.
USHB7713IntroNOPP Revitalization Act National Oceanographic Partnership Program Revitalization Act
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2020-08-10
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB7991IntroBorder Water Quality Restoration and Protection Act of 2020
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2020-08-10
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB914EngrossCoordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System (IOOS), which is a network of federal and regional entities that provide information about t...
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB4049EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 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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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB4513IntroClimate Equity Act of 2020
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2020-08-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6395EngrossWilliam M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It...
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2020-08-05
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 505.
USSB4451IntroRural Forest Markets Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish the Rural Forest Market Investment Program to guarantee investments to finance certain projects that will enable rural private forest landowners to p...
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2020-08-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4406IntroProtect America's Children from Toxic Pesticides Act
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2020-08-04
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4401IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act
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2020-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4398IntroVieques Recovery and Redevelopment Act of 2020 This bill provides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amo...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-07-31
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 11 - 8.
USHB7575EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
Received in the Senate.
USSB1976IntroFederal Permitting Reform and Jobs Act
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2020-07-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 499.
USHB3879IntroSOAR Act Simplifying Outdoor Access for Recreation Act This bill sets forth and revises provisions regarding special recreation permits for use by individuals and groups to engage in recreational activities on federal recreational lands and waters.
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3682IntroLand Grant and Acequia Traditional Use Recognition and Consultation Act
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB7822IntroPublic Health Air Quality Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4369IntroPublic Health Air Quality Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4352IntroBorder Water Quality Restoration and Protection Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB7450IntroPrevent Harmful Algal Blooms Act
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2020-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB4324IntroRestoring Critical Supply Chains and Intellectual Property Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4331IntroDIGITAL Reservations Act Deploying the Internet by Guaranteeing Indian Tribes Autonomy over Licensing on Reservations Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB7387IntroShovel-Ready Restoration Grants for Coastlines and Fisheries Act of 2020
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2020-07-23
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB7738IntroClimate-Resilient International Development Optimization Act
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2020-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1730IntroLiving Shorelines Act of 2019 This bill directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to award grants to state or local governments, Indian tribes, or nonprofit organizations to (1) implement climate-resilient living shoreline projects;...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB933IntroBLUE GLOBE Act Bolstering Long-Term Understanding and Exploration of the Great Lakes, Oceans, Bays, and Estuaries Act This bill addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. Specifically, the bill i...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USHB7668IntroFinancial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies, including the Department of the Treasury, the Executive Office of the President, the judiciary, ...
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2020-07-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 367.
USHB7621IntroComprehensive 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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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7308IntroRISE 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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2020-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB7612IntroDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and related agencies. The bill provides app...
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2020-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 360.
USHB6142IntroBlack Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other agencies to address maternal health outcomes among minority populations. HHS must (1) establish task forces to address social det...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6228IntroNorthern Nevada Economic Development and Conservation Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
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