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 empower states to manage the development and production of oil and gas on available federal land.

would require the Administrator FEMA to establish a working group relating to best practices and federal guidance for animals in emergencies and disasters.

would direct the Secretary of Agriculture to provide additional payments under the environmental quality incentives program for implementation of a nutrient management practice.

would establish and maintain a coordinated program within NOAA that improves wildfire, fire weather, fire risk, and smoke related forecasting, detection, modeling, observations, and service delivery, and to address growing needs in the wildland-urban interface.

would require the Administrator of FEMA to establish a working group relating to best practices and federal guidance for animals in emergencies and disasters.

would ensure transparent and competitive transportation fuel markets in order to protect consumers from unwarranted price increases.

would amend the Internal Revenue Code to provide for a gasoline tax holiday.

would provide for the preservation and storage of uranium-233 to foster development of thorium molten-salt reactors. 

would streamline the oil and gas permitting process and to recognize fee ownership for certain oil and gas drilling or spacing units.

would ensure transparent and competitive transportation fuel markets in order to protect consumers from unwarranted price increases.