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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 50, Issue 16

H.R. 7024

would direct the Administrator of EPA to establish a program to award grants to eligible entities to purchase and install zero-emissions port equipment and technology.

H.R. 7019

would authorize the Secretary of Energy to carry out a program to lease underutilized Strategic Petroleum Reserve facilities.

H.R. 6987

would include payments for waste and recycling collection services as covered utility payments for purposes of calculating the eligible amount for forgiveness of indebtedness on a paycheck protection program loan.

H.R. 6982

would amend the Natural Gas Act with respect to the rehearing process.

H.R. 6963

would amend the Federal Power Act with respect to the rehearing process.

S. 3806

would waive cost-share requirements for certain federal assistance provided under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.

S. 3816

would authorize the Secretary of Energy to carry out a program to lease underused facilities of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

S. Res. 593

would recognize the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the leadership of its founder, Senator Gaylord Nelson.

S. 3759

would close high-risk wildlife markets and prevent wildlife disease transmission globally.

S. 3758

would amend the Klamath Basin Water Supply Enhancement Act of 2000 to make certain technical corrections.

H.R. 6922

would require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to expedite review of applications for certain flood control projects near military installations.

H.R. 6932

would direct the Secretary of Defense to phase in zero-emission non-tactical vehicles and reduce the petroleum consumption of the DOD federal fleet.

S. 3756

would direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a renewable fuel feedstock reimbursement program.

S. 3756

would direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a renewable fuel feedstock reimbursement program.

S. 3756

would direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a renewable fuel feedstock reimbursement program.

S. 3756

would direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a renewable fuel feedstock reimbursement program.

H.R. 6898

would encourage the research and use of innovative materials and associated techniques in the construction and preservation of the domestic transportation and water infrastructure system.

H.R. 6800

which would make emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, was passed by the House.

S. 3735

would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the credit for alternative fuel vehicle refueling property.