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.

which would repeal restrictions on the export and import of natural gas, was passed by the House.

would amend FLPMA to authorize the sale of certain federal land to states and units of local government to address housing shortages.

would provide for consideration of H.R. 7176, which would repeal restrictions on the export and import of natural gas.

would amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the continued implementation of the Climate and Health program by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

would make additional federal public land available for selection under the Alaska Native Vietnam era veterans land allotment program.

would provide for the standardization, publication, and accessibility of data relating to public outdoor recreational use of federal waterways.

would amend the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 to improve the management of royalties from oil and gas leases.

would amend the Mineral Leasing Act to improve the assessment of expression of interest fees.

would amend the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970 to waive the requirement for a federal drilling permit for certain activities and exempt certain activities from the requirements of NEPA.

would prohibit the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture from transferring certain federal land.