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 compensation for victims of the fire initiated as a prescribed burn by the Forest Service in the Santa Fe National Forest in San Miguel County, New Mexico.

would require the U.S. Postal Service to conduct a new EIS with respect to procuring next generation delivery vehicles.

would ensure greater equity in federal disaster assistance policies and programs by authorizing an equity steering group and equity advisor within FEMA, improving data collection to measure disparate outcomes and participation barriers, requiring equity criteria to be applied to policies and programs, and permitting counties to seek emergency and major disaster declarations in certain circumstances. 

would provide compensation for victims of the fire initiated as a prescribed burn by the Forest Service in the Santa Fe National Forest in San Miguel County, New Mexico.

would ensure greater equity in federal disaster assistance policies and programs by authorizing an equity steering group and equity advisor within FEMA, improving data collection to measure disparate outcomes and participation barriers, requiring equity criteria to be applied to policies and programs, and permitting counties to seek emergency and major disaster declarations in certain circumstances. 

would require the Administrator of EPA  to revise labeling requirements for fuel pumps that dispense E15.

would express the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should support the safe and responsible development of its energy resources via drilling, in an effort to maintain a robust energy supply chain that promotes national security, safeguards against energy scarcity, and reduces energy poverty for all Americans.

would protect consumers from price-gouging of consumer fuels.

would establish the National Energy Transition Endowment and Community Revitalization Corporation.

would require the Secretary of Energy to complete and publish a study and develop a plan relating to the ability of the electric system to meet the electricity demand of new electric vehicle charging infrastructure.