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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 27

H.R. 5323

would make supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022.

S. 2807

would authorize the Secretary of the Interior, in coordination with the heads of relevant federal agencies, to carry out watershed pilots. 

H.R. 5338

would amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to improve compensation for workers involved in uranium mining. 

S. 2798

would amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to improve compensation for workers involved in uranium mining. 

S. 2806

would direct the Secretary of Agriculture to select and implement landscape-scale forest restoration projects, and assist communities in increasing their resilience to wildfire. 

H.R. 5341

would fill vacancies for Forest Service recreation management and planning staff in national forests and grasslands. 

H.R. 5324

would provide guidance for and investment in the upgrade and modernization of the NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards network. 

H.R. 5332

would require the Secretary of Energy to carry out a program to provide grants and loans to support and expand the domestic solar component manufacturing supply chain. 

H.R. 5305

would make continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and provide emergency assistance.

H.R. 5304

would make continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and provide emergency assistance. 

S. 2789

would make continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and provide emergency assistance. 

S. 2788

would reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program.

H.R. 5305

which would make continuing appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and provide emergency assistance, was passed by the House.

H. 5306

would direct the Secretary of the Navy to notify Congress of the pending retirement of any naval vessel that is a viable candidate for artificial reefing. 

S. 2768

would amend the Internal Revenue Code to provide a special rule for certain casualty losses of uncut timber.

S. 2766

would amend the Internal Revenue Code to provide a manufacturing investment tax credit and a production tax credit for manufacturing facilities that produce offshore wind turbine components.

H.R. 5298

would amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide assistance for common interest communities, condominiums, and housing cooperatives damaged by a major disaster. 

H.R. 5296

would reduce the health risks of heat by establishing the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Program within NOAA and the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Interagency Committee to improve extreme heat preparedness, planning, and response, requiring a study, and establishing financial assistance programs to address heat effects. 

H.R. 267

would extend the wildfire and hurricane indemnity program to cover certain crop losses in calendar year 2020.

H. Res. 651

would express the sense of the House of Representatives that DOD should take the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report into consideration when carrying out resiliency efforts and making energy and transportation decisions for military bases and installations.

H.R. 5281

would amend Title 10, U.S. Code, to require reporting on vulnerabilities due to climate change and cyber attacks in the National Technology and Industry Base.

H. Res. 647

would express 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.

H.R. 5292

would amend Title XVII of the Energy Policy Act to specify that the Secretary of Energy may not make a loan guarantee under the title for a project if the applicable borrower has previously defaulted on an obligation guaranteed under the title.

H.R. 5279

would require the Secretary of Defense to update the unified facilities criteria to the most updated energy efficiency codes and standards.