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 express the sense of Congress about the need to stop excessive price increases by oil and gas companies and the importance of rapidly transitioning to a clean energy economy.

would establish a Natural Disaster Risk Reinsurance Program.

would require the Administrator of EPA to carry out certain activities to improve recycling and composting programs in the United States.

would establish a pilot grant program to improve recycling accessibility.

would amend the Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act to direct NOAA to provide comprehensive and regularly updated federal precipitation information.

would amend the Disaster Recovery Reform Act to require the Administrator of FEMA to waive certain debts owed to the United States related to covered assistance provided to an individual or household.

which would prohibit the importation of energy products of the Russian Federation, was signed by President Biden on April 8, 2022.

would amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain segments of the Housatonic River in Connecticut as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.

would amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to establish a grant program to assist with the purchase, installation, and maintenance of point-of-entry and point-of-use drinking water quality improvement products.

would protect firefighters from exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.