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 require the Secretary of the Interior to immediately resume oil and gas lease sales.

would amend the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to provide for critical maintenance and repair of certain Bureau of Reclamation reserved or transferred works

which would establish the American Fisheries Advisory Committee to assist in the awarding of fisheries research and development grants, was signed by President Biden on May 12, 2022.

would amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act to establish a cacao tree health initiative.

would amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act to establish a floriculture and nursery plant health initiative.

would direct the Secretary of the Army to carry out a study relating to projects to restore the Florida Central Gulf Coastal Shellfish and Seagrass habitat.

would require the Secretary of the Interior to reissue regulations removing the gray wolf from the list of endangered and threatened wildlife under the ESA.

would amend the Fish and Wildlife Act to reauthorize the volunteer services, community partnership, and refuge education programs of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

would amend the CZMA to allow the Secretary of Commerce to establish a Coastal and Estuarine Resilience and Restoration Program.

would provide for the water security of the Rio Grande Basin and reauthorize irrigation infrastructure grants.