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.

which amends the Water Resources Development Act of 2000 to extend and modify the program allowing the Secretary of the Army to accept and expend funds contributed by non-federal public entities to expedite the evaluation of permits, was signed into law on December 18, 2010.

which would authorize a single fisheries cooperative for the Bering Sea Aleutian Islands longline catcher processor subsector, was passed by the House.

which amends 18 U.S.C. §42 to prohibit the importation and shipment of certain species of carp.