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Recent Federal Bills

Volume 44, Issue 21

H.R. 4250, Committee Action

would amend the Federal, Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide an alternative process for review of safety and effectiveness of nonprescription sunscreen active ingredients.

H.R. 3044, Committee Action

would approve the conveyance of the federally owned Yellow Creek Port properties in Iuka, Mississippi, by the Tennessee Valley Authority to the state of Mississippi.

H.R. 5201, Bill Introduced

would amend title 23 of the U.S. Code to exempt agricultural loads traveling on federal highways if state agricultural regulations are met.

H.R. 5189, Bill Introduced

would ensure consideration of water intensity in DOE's energy research, development, and demonstration programs to help guarantee efficient, reliable, and sustainable delivery of energy and clean water resources.

S. 2508, Committee Action

would establish a comprehensive U.S. government policy to assist countries in sub-Saharan Africa to improve access to and the affordability, reliability, and sustainability of power.

S. 2669, Bill Introduced

would ensure funding for certain payments to Indian tribes and tribal organizations.

S. 2656, Bill Introduced

would provide for the regulation of persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic chemical substances.

H.R. 5171, Committee Action

would make appropriations for DOI, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015.

H.R. 5176, Bill Introduced

would authorize the Secretary of the Interior to retire coal preference right lease applications for which the Secretary has made an affirmative commercial quantities determination.

H.R. 2430, Chamber Action

would adjust the boundaries of Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park to include Hinchliffe Stadium.

H.R. 3716, Chamber Action

would ratify a water settlement agreement affecting the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.

H.R. 4562, Chamber Action

would authorize early repayment of obligations to the Bureau of Reclamation within the Northport Irrigation District in the state of Nebraska.

H.R. 4508, Chamber Action

would amend the East Bench Irrigation District Water Contract Extension Act to permit the Secretary of the Interior to extend the contract for certain water services.

H.R. 5167, Bill Introduced

would direct the Administrator of General Services, on behalf of the Secretary of the Interior, to convey certain federal property located in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska to the Olgoonik Corporation, an Alaska Native Corporation established under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

S. 1219, Committee Action

would authorize the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians Water Rights Settlement.

S. 1818, Committee Action

would ratify a water settlement agreement affecting the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.

S. 2638, Bill Introduced

would amend the Natural Gas Act to provide certainty with respect to the timing of DOE decisions to approve or deny applications to export natural gas.

S. 2635, Bill Introduced

would amend the ESA to require the basis for determining that species are endangered species or threatened species to be published in the Internet.

H.R. 2388, Public Law

which would take certain federal lands located in El Dorado County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, was signed on July 16, 2014.

H.R. 4318, Committee Action

would amend the ESA to conform citizen suits under that Act with other existing law.

H.R. 4317, Committee Action

would amend the ESA to require disclosure to states of the basis of determinations under such Act and ensure use of information provided by state, tribal, and county governments in decisionmaking under such Act.

H.R. 4316, Committee Action

would amend the ESA to improve the disclosure of certain expenditures under that Act.

H.R. 4315, Committee Action

would amend the ESA to require publication on the Internet of the basis for determinations that species are endangered species or threatened species.

H.R. 4562, Committee Action

would authorize early repayment of obligations to the Bureau of Reclamation within the Northport Irrigation District in Nebraska.

H.R. 4527, Committee Action

would remove a use restriction on land formerly a part of Acadia National Park that was transferred to the town of Tremont, Maine.

H.R. 4508, Committee Action

would amend the East Bench Irrigation District Water Contract Extension Act to permit the Secretary of the Interior to extend the contract for certain water services.

H.R. 4283, Committee Action

would amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to maintain or replace certain facilities and structures for commercial recreation services at Smith Gulch in Idaho.

H.R. 3716, Committee Action

would ratify a water settlement agreement affecting the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.

H.R. 5156, Bill Introduced

would authorize the Secretary of the Interior to identify and declare wildlife disease emergencies and to coordinate rapid response to these emergencies.

H.R. 5150, Bill Introduced

would establish a WaterSense program within EPA.

H.R. 5149, Bill Introduced

would provide for a smart water management pilot program.

H.R. 5139, Bill Introduced

would correct the boundaries of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System Unit P16.

S. 2630, Bill Introduced

would amend the ESA to require disclosure to states of the basis of determinations under such Act and ensure use of information provided by state, tribal, and county governments in decisionmaking under such Act.

S. 2623, Bill Introduced

would prohibit land management modifications relating to the Lesser Prairie Chicken.

S. 2621, Bill Introduced

would amend the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Act to increase the price of Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamps to fund the acquisition of conservation easements for migratory birds.

S. 2620, Bill Introduced

would amend the Federal Power Act to improve the reliability of the electric transmission grid.