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Below are summaries of Bills Introduced, Committee Reports, Chamber Actions, and Public Laws reported in the most recent issue of ELR's Weekly Update. For previous summaries, visit the Federal Bills Archive.

Recent Federal Bills

Volume 45, Issue 8

S. 738, Bill Introduced

would reduce the risks associated with genetically altered salmon.

S. 736, Bill Introduced

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

S. 732, Bill Introduced

would reaffirm the authority of DOI to take land into trust for Indian tribes.

S. 727, Bill Introduced

would amend the Internal Revenue Code to include biomass heating appliances for tax credits available for energy-efficient building property and energy property.

S. 723, Bill Introduced

would amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to provide guidance on utility energy service contracts used by federal agencies.

S. 722, Bill Introduced

would extend the date after which interest earned on obligations held in the wildlife restoration fund may be available for apportionment.

S. 721, Bill Introduced

would amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the establishment or expansion of public target ranges.

S. 720, Bill Introduced

would promote energy savings in residential and industrial buildings.

S. 718, Bill Introduced

would modify the boundary of Petersburg National Battlefield in Virginia.

S. 703, Bill Introduced

would reauthorize the weatherization and state energy programs.

H.R. 1351, Bill Introduced

would establish a state-sponsored national catastrophic risk consortium to ensure the availability and affordability of homeowners' insurance coverage for catastrophic events.

S. 700, Bill Introduced

would amend the Asbestos Information Act to establish a public database of asbestos-containing products, and require public disclosure of information pertaining to the manufacture, processing, distribution, and use of products containing asbestos.

S. 697, Bill Introduced

would amend TSCA to reauthorize and modernize the act. 

S. 691, Bill Introduced

would require NRC to obtain the consent of affected state and local governments before authorizing the construction of a nuclear waste repository.

H.R. 1175, Bill Introduced

would provide for the establishment of a Clean Energy Technology Manufacturing and Export Assistance Fund to assist businesses with exporting clean energy technology products and services.

H.R. 1160, Bill Introduced

would facilitate greater use of cost-effective alternative drinking water systems, including wells, in rural communities. 



H.R. 1157, Bill Introduced

would authorize DOI to take land into trust for the benefit of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians.