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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.
USSB2453IntroSAVE Right Whales Act Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales Act of 2019 This bill provides support for the conservation of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis). Specifically, it requires the Department of ...
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2020-08-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 519.
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.
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.
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.
USHR1078IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of September 19 through September 26, 2020, as "National Estuaries Week".
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2020-07-31
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB6636IntroNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Improvements Act of 2020 This bill addresses sexual harassment and sexual assault involving personnel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOA...
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB4320IntroCoronavirus Response Additional Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
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2020-07-27
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB906EngrossDriftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act This bill addresses certain driftnet fishing. (Driftnet fishing is a method of fishing in which a gillnet composed of a panel or panels of webbing, or a series of such gillnets, is placed in the water ...
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2020-07-23
Held at the desk.
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 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. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes 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. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
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.
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.
USHB7713IntroNOPP Revitalization Act National Oceanographic Partnership Program Revitalization Act
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2020-07-21
To House Natural Resources Committee
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.
USHB7667IntroCommerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the science agencies, and several related agencies. The bill provides a...
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2020-07-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 366.
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.
USHR1019IntroRecognizing that for 50 years, the Kingdom of Tonga has worked with the United States toward stability, prosperity, and peace in the Pacific and beyond, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States will continue to ...
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR1020IntroRecognizing that for 45 years, Papua New Guinea and the United States have shared a close friendship based on shared goals of stability, prosperity, and peace in the region, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United Sta...
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR1021IntroRecognizing that for 50 years, the Republic of Fiji has worked with the United States toward stability, prosperity, and peace in the Pacific and beyond, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States will continue to ...
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB7579IntroSAVE Jobs Act Save American Vital Energy Jobs Act
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2020-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7410IntroHydropower Clean Energy Future Act
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2020-06-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7387IntroShovel-Ready Restoration Grants for Coastlines and Fisheries Act of 2020
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2020-06-26
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB4041IntroSAVE Jobs Act Save American Vital Energy Jobs Act
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2020-06-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1069IntroDigital Coast Act This bill provides statutory authority for and revises the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Digital Coast program. (The program currently exists under NOAA to provide data, tools, and training that communit...
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2020-06-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 481.
USHB7264Intro21st Century Conservation Corps for Our Health and Our Jobs Act
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2020-06-18
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB7220IntroHudson River Climate Change Protection Act
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2020-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB7167IntroPandemic Fishery Disaster Response Act
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2020-06-11
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB3930IntroMaritime Administration Authorization and Improvement Act
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2020-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3917IntroHome-Based Telemental Health Care Act of 2020
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2020-06-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR611IntroA resolution recognizing that for 50 years, the Kingdom of Tonga has worked with the United States toward stability, prosperity, and peace in the Pacific and beyond, and expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States will continue to remai...
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2020-06-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR609IntroA resolution recognizing that for 45 years, Papua New Guinea and the United States have shared a close friendship based on shared goals of stability, prosperity, and peace in the region, and expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States w...
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2020-06-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR610IntroA resolution recognizing that for 50 years, the Republic of Fiji has worked with the United States toward stability, prosperity, and peace in the Pacific and beyond, and expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States will continue to remai...
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2020-06-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1218IntroAmerican Fisheries Advisory Committee Act This bill directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish the American Fisheries Advisory Committee to advise on an existing grant program to address the needs of fishing commu...
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2020-06-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 342.
USHB1240IntroYoung Fishermen's Development Act This bill directs the National Sea Grant Office in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish a Young Fishermen's Development Grant Program to provide training, education, outreach, and technica...
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2020-06-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 343.
USSR406IntroA resolution recognizing that for 50 years, the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its ten members, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, have worked with the United ...
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 466.
USHB7075IntroClimate Change and Hurricane Correlation and Strategy Act
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2020-06-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6707IntroReWIND Act Resources for Workforce Investments, Not Drilling Act
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2020-05-27
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB6738IntroCoral Reef Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2020
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2020-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB3684Intro21st Century Conservation Corps for Our Health and Our Jobs Act
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2020-05-11
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB3611IntroReWIND Act Resources for Workforce Investments, Not Drilling Act
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2020-05-05
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB266PassDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing additional funding for small business loans, health care providers, and C...
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2020-04-24
Became Public Law No: 116-139. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6289IntroSTOP Act of 2020 Stop Trump's Oil Payoff Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the Department of the Interior from suspending, waiving, or reducing rents or royalties that the government receives for the production of certain mineral resources (e.g., fossi...
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2020-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB6191IntroAQUAA Act Advancing the Quality and Understanding of American Aquaculture Act This bill establishes national standards for sustainable offshore aquaculture. The bill directs the Department of Commerce to create an Office of Offshore Aquaculture withi...
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2020-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
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
USSB3488IntroA bill to amend the Mineral Leasing Act to repeal a provision relating to the suspension, waiver, or reduction of rents or royalties by the Secretary of the Interior to promote development or operation, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act ...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB6084IntroWater Power Research and Development Act
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2020-03-12
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB5126IntroDESCEND Act of 2019 Direct Enhancement of Snapper Conservation and the Economy through Novel Devices Act of 2019 This bill addresses the use of descending devices to release reef fish in the Gulf of Mexico. (A descending device is an instrument that ...
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3723IntroDesalination Development Act
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 13 - 10.
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