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 amend the Internal Revenue Code to provide a tax credit for certain indoor air quality assessments and improvements.

would provide guidance for and investment in the upgrade and modernization of the NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards network.

which would require the Inter-Agency Task Force on Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia to develop a plan for reducing, mitigating, and controlling harmful algal blooms and hypoxia in South Florida, was passed by the House.

which would amend the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act to direct NOAA to provide comprehensive and regularly updated federal precipitation information, was passed by the House.

which would provide guidance for and investment in the upgrade and modernization of the NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards network, was passed by the House.

which would require the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to digitize and make publicly available geographic information system mapping data relating to public access to federal land and waters for outdoor recreation, was signed by President Biden on April 29, 2022.

would amend the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to implement fertility controls to manage populations of wild free-roaming horses and burros, and encourage training opportunities for military veterans to assist in range management activities.

would amend the Food Security Act to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a Great Lakes Basin initiative for agricultural nonpoint source pollution prevention.

would approve the settlement of water rights claims of the Hualapai Tribe and certain allottees in Arizona, and authorize construction of a water project relating to those water rights claims.

would provide access to reliable, clean, and drinkable water on tribal lands.