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Recent Federal Bills

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.

Volume 51, Issue 22

S. 2372

would amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make supplemental funds available for management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need as determined by state fish and wildlife agencies.

S. 2369

would provide access to reliable, clean, and drinkable water on tribal lands.

S. 2356

would provide funding to rehabilitate, retrofit, and remove the nation’s dams to improve the health of the nation’s rivers, improve public safety, and increase clean energy production.

S. 2362

would require rulemaking by the Administrator of FEMA to address considerations in evaluating the need for public and individual disaster assistance. 

S. 2359

would provide emergency assistance for disaster response, recovery, and other expenses, directly related to Hurricanes Laura, Delta, or Zeta.

S. 2373

would reestablish United States global leadership in nuclear energy, revitalize domestic nuclear energy supply chain infrastructure, support the licensing of advanced nuclear technologies, and improve the regulation of nuclear energy.

S. 2361

would reauthorize the budget neutral demonstration program for energy and water conservation at multifamily residential units and establish a green retrofit program.

S. 2370

would require the Secretary of Energy to provide rebates for the installation of zero-emission technologies in single-family homes and multifamily buildings, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S. 2371

would require the Secretary of Defense to enhance the readiness of the DOD to challenges relating to climate change and to improve the energy and resource efficiency of the Department.