Recent Federal Bills

Below are summaries of Bills Introduced, Committee Reports, Chamber Actions, and Public Laws in reverse chronological order.

would require the Secretary of Energy to revitalize existing university infrastructure relating to nuclear science and engineering and establish new university-based nuclear science and engineering facilities.

which would amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to ensure that unmet needs after a major disaster are met, was passed by the House.

which would amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide flexibility with the cost share for fire management assistance, was passed by the House.

which would amend Title 40, U.S. Code, to require the Administrator of General Services to procure the most life-cycle cost effective and energy-efficient lighting products and to issue guidance on the efficiency, effectiveness, and economy of those products, was passed by the House.

which would develop a comprehensive, strategic plan for federal electric vehicle fleet battery management, was passed by the Senate.

would prohibit the use of organophosphate pesticides on food.

would amend Title 23, U.S. Code, to withhold federal highway funding from a state that prohibits the sale of motor vehicles that are not zero emission vehicles.

would require the Secretary of Energy to conduct studies relating to strategic petroleum reserve levels, and amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act with respect to such reserve.

would change certain household income eligibility requirements for low-income home energy assistance in FY 2023 and 2024.

would repeal the methane emissions and waste reduction incentive program for petroleum and natural gas systems.