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 provide for the protection of and investment in certain federal land in California.

would amend Title XXVIII of the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the sunset of authority to make certain appointments for the National Disaster Medical System.

would amend the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 to set training requirements on eligibility for certain emergency management performance grants.

would recognize the need for greater access to rural and agricultural media programming.

would require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to complete an interagency report on the effects of special recreation permits on environmental justice communities.

would amend the Internal Revenue Code to repeal certain credits relating to alternative fuel vehicles. 

would amend Title IV of the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017 to research the impact of obstructions on radar detection and prediction capabilities.

would amend the Internal Revenue Code to expand the new clean vehicle credit to include clean vehicles with fewer than four wheels.

would include smoke in the definition of disaster in the Small Business Act.

would direct the Secretary of Energy to carry out a demonstration program for projects that improve electric grid resilience with respect to wildfires.