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.

would reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect the climate. 

would amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to address the hunting, fishing, trapping, and animal gathering rights of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community.

would amend the Siletz Reservation Act to address the hunting, fishing, trapping, and animal gathering rights of the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians. 

would direct the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress a report on the national security implications of climate change. 

would establish an Alaska Salmon Research Task Force.

would require the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture to develop long-distance bike trails on federal land. 

would improve federal activities relating to wildfires. 

would help increase the development, distribution, and use of clean cookstoves and fuels to improve health, protect the climate and environment, empower women, create jobs, and help consumers save time and money. 

would direct the president to transmit to Congress a plan to address rising energy prices in the United States. 

would prohibit a drawdown and sale of petroleum products from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve if the president has withdrawn certain land from oil and gas leasing.