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USHB4470IntroTo rename the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. This bill renames the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation as the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporatio...
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2020-09-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 390.
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.
USHB7575EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
Received in the Senate.
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
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.
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)
USHB5896IntroGreat Lakes Winter Commerce Act of 2020 This bill directs the U.S. Coast Guard to conduct icebreaking operations in the Great Lakes in accordance with specific performance standards. Specifically, the Coast Guard must keep channels and harbors in the...
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2020-02-14
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USSB910IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the National Sea Grant College Program, through which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) supports university-based pro...
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2020-02-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 426.
USHB4031EngrossGLRI Act of 2019 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2026 the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHR805IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President and the Secretary of State should ensure that the Government of Canada does not permanently store nuclear waste in the Great Lakes Basin. This resolution expresses the sense of t...
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2020-02-04
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSR470IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the President and the Secretary of State should ensure that the Government of Canada does not permanently store nuclear waste in the Great Lake Basin. This resolution expresses the sense of the Sen...
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2020-01-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1342IntroGreat Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2019 This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to update at least once every seven years its environmental sensitivity index products for each coastal area of the Great L...
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2019-12-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 320.
USHB2405IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2025 and revises the National Sea Grant College Program, through which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) supports university-based pro...
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2019-12-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 262.
USHB2699IntroNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2917IntroNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB3541IntroCoastal State Climate Preparedness Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Commerce to establish a coastal climate change adaptation preparedness and response program to (1) assist coastal states with voluntarily developing coastal climate ch...
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2019-11-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 237.
USHB1023IntroGreat Lakes Fishery Research Authorization Act of 2019 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 a...
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2019-11-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 219.
USSB2470IntroEnergy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energ...
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2019-09-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 204.
USHB4093IntroNational Oceans and Coastal Security Improvements Act of 2019
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2019-08-21
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSR290IntroA resolution celebrating 50 years of environmental progress in the Cuyahoga River Valley and Lake Erie. This resolution celebrates 50 years of environmental progress in the Cuyahoga River Valley and Lake Erie. In addition, the resolution expresses th...
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2019-07-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5149; text: CR S5149)
USHB4032IntroGreat Lakes Coastal Resiliency Act of 2019 This bill requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to assess the resiliency of the Great Lakes coastline, with a focus on (1) areas vulnerable to rising water levels and severe weather; and (2) lake conditi...
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2019-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB2295IntroGLRI Act of 2019 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2026 the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
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2019-07-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB3894IntroGreat Lakes Water Protection Act
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2019-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB2210IntroGreat Lakes Water Protection Act
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2019-07-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB3548IntroBLUE 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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2019-07-12
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB3473IntroOffshore WIND Act Offshore Wind Incentives for New Development Act This bill allows an energy tax credit for investment in qualified offshore wind property, the construction of which begins before January 1, 2026. The bill defines "qualified offshore...
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2019-06-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1957IntroOffshore WIND Act Offshore Wind Incentives for New Development Act This bill allows an energy tax credit for investment in qualified offshore wind property, the construction of which begins before January 1, 2026. The bill defines "qualified offshore...
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2019-06-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2551IntroGreat Lakes Environmental Sensitivity Index Act of 2019 This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to update at least once every seven years its environmental sensitivity index products for each coastal area of the Great L...
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2019-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB2141IntroGreat Lakes Agricultural Stewardship Act This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a Great Lakes basin initiative for agricultural nonpoint source pollution prevention. (Nonpoint source pollution comes from diffuse sources ...
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2019-05-07
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB865IntroSpill Response and Prevention Surety Act
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2019-03-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1440IntroGreat Lakes Restoration Semipostal Stamp Act of 2019 This bill directs the U.S. Postal Service to issue a semipostal stamp (a stamp sold at a premium to raise funds for a cause of national public interest) to contribute to funding operations supporte...
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2019-03-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
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
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB684IntroIndiana Dunes National Park Act This bill renames the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as the Indiana Dunes National Park. The bill redesignates the 1.6-mile Miller-Woods Trail within the park as the Paul H. Douglas Trail.
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB795IntroPreserve Our Lakes and Keep Our Environment Safe Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to conduct a study to determine the economic and environmental risks to the Great Lakes of oil or hazardous liquids spills or leaks from ons...
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB648EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration...
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2019-01-28
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 16.
USSB168IntroIndiana Dunes National Park Act This bill renames the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as the Indiana Dunes National Park. The bill redesignates the 1.6-mile Miller-Woods Trail within the park as the Paul H. Douglas Trail.
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2019-01-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB21EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencie...
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2019-01-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 5.
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