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USSJR74IntroA joint resolution requesting the Secretary of the Interior to authorize a unique and 1-time arrangement for certain displays on Mount Rushmore National Memorial relating to the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution...
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2020-08-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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.
USHB2854IntroProtect Our Refuges Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the use of neonicotinoids (a class of neuroactive insecticides that are chemically similar to nicotine) within the National Wildlife Refuge System.
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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 375.
USHB2579IntroHardrock Leasing and Reclamation Act of 2019
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2020-08-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 374.
USHB3465IntroFallen Journalists Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in commemoration of the sacrifices made by journalists for a free and independent press.
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2020-08-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 373.
USHB1957PassTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% of...
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2020-08-04
Became Public Law No: 116-152. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1267IntroB-47 Ridge Designation Act This bill designates the mountain ridge that runs south and west of Emigrant Peak in the Absaroka Range in Montana, which is where an Air Force B-47 strategic bomber crashed while on a training mission in 1962, as the "B-47...
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported 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.
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.
USHB5040IntroAIR Safety Act of 2019 Aerial Incursion Repercussion Safety Act of 2019 This bill directs the Bureau of Land Management to study the effects of drone incursions on the suppression of wildfires concerning lands managed by the Department of the Interio...
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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.
USHB7045IntroTo require the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a study on lands that could be included in a National Forest in Hawai'i, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB7489IntroLong Bridge Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
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.
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.
USSB4273IntroA bill to amend the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park Establishment Act of 2000 to provide for additional areas to be added to the park, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB970IntroRobert E. Lee Statue Removal Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to develop a plan to remove the monument to Robert E. Lee at Antietam National Battlefield in Maryland. Interior must submit to Congress a time line for the removal of ...
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2020-07-21
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB4233IntroLoggers Relief Act
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2020-07-21
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4215IntroBonneville Shoreline Trail Advancement Act
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2020-07-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7690IntroTo establish a payment program for unexpected loss of markets and revenues to timber harvesting and timber hauling businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-20
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7629IntroCOVID-19 National Memorial Act This bill provides for the establishment of a memorial at a designated location in the Bronx, New York, to honor the lives lost and the heroes who helped the nation to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill also e...
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2020-07-16
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7626IntroBonneville Shoreline Trail Advancement Act
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2020-07-16
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4345IntroFort Monroe National Monument Land Acquisition Act This bill directs the National Park Service, if the State of Virginia offers to convey 44 acres of identified land in Virginia, to add and administer the land as part of the Fort Monroe National Monu...
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2020-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4840IntroCasa Grande Ruins National Monument Boundary Modification Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior to acquire specified private or state lands or interests in land from willing sellers in order to expand the boundaries of the C...
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2020-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5459IntroRocky Mountain National Park Ownership Correction Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to convey specified federal land to the owner of specified nonfederal land if the owner of the nonfederal land offers to exchange the land. The val...
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2020-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5458IntroRocky Mountain National Park Boundary Modification Act This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior to acquire, by donation, approximately 40 acres of specified nonfederal land for inclusion in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. Upon ac...
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2020-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5472IntroJimmy Carter National Historical Park Redesignation Act This bill redesignates the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Georgia as the Jimmy Carter National Historical Park.
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2020-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5852IntroWeir Farm National Historical Park Redesignation Act This bill redesignates the Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut as the Weir Farm National Historical Park.
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2020-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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
USHB6889IntroNorthern Nevada Economic Development, Conservation and Military Modernization Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB7098IntroSaguaro National Park Boundary Expansion and Study Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7585IntroRosie the Riveter National Historic Site Expansion Act
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2020-07-13
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB139IntroSpringfield Race Riot Study Act This bill establishes the Springfield Race Riot National Historic Monument in Illinois as a unit of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and interpret the resources associated with the Springfield Race Riot o...
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2020-07-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 351.
USHB7547IntroLEAD Act of 2020 Lead Endangers Animals Daily Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7480IntroCOVID-19 Veterans Memorial Extension Act This bill extends the seven-year legislative authority for one year for each commemorative work that was authorized to be established during the seven-year period immediately before the enactment of this bill.
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2020-07-02
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7466IntroEmancipation Statue Removal Act
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2020-07-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7442IntroTo extend the authorization for Augusta Canal National Heritage Area.
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2020-07-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7465IntroAndrew Jackson Statue Removal Act
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2020-07-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7387IntroShovel-Ready Restoration Grants for Coastlines and Fisheries Act of 2020
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2020-06-26
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6761IntroMurder Hornet Eradication Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of the Interior to establish a program to provide financial assistance to states for management, research, and public education activities necessary to (1) eradicate the Asian gia...
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2020-06-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7334IntroBroadband Deployment Streamlining Act
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2020-06-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7358IntroMount Rushmore Protection Act
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2020-06-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7354IntroWind River Administrative Site Conveyance Act
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2020-06-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB4087IntroCarson City Public Land Correction Act
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2020-06-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB327EngrossWounded Veterans Recreation Act This bill instructs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture to make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available, without charge and for the lifetime of the passholder, to a...
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2020-06-24
Held at the desk.
USSB4057IntroA bill to amend the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to provide that the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior are not required to reinitiate con...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4035IntroTrail Stewardship for Economic Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-06-23
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4028IntroA bill to amend the Act of June 4, 1897, to increase a penalty for the unauthorized landing of certain aircraft on wilderness areas of the National Forest System.
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2020-06-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB244IntroAdvancing Conservation and Education Act This bill allows the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming (western states) to relinquish state land gran...
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2020-06-18
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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