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 amend the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act to prohibit certain uses of aircraft with respect to the management of wild free-roaming horses and burros.

would amend the Animal Health Protection Act to improve the prevention of the spread of animal diseases.

would direct the Federal Trade Commission to promulgate regulations to prohibit an entity from selling, leasing, or offering for sale or lease water rights at an excessive price during certain droughts.

would amend the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act to extend certain contract prepayment authority.

would amend the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 with respect to the application of the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule to certain farms.

would establish a national mercury monitoring program.

would enhance predisaster mitigation to prevent future natural disasters.

would amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to exempt industrial hemp from certain requirements under the hemp production program.

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.

would impose additional sanctions with respect to the importation or facilitation of the importation of petroleum products from Iran.