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 Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 to include certain services in the definition of critical services for purposes of repair, restoration, and replacement of damaged facilities.

would amend the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 to extend the feral swine eradication and control pilot program.

would require the Natural Resources Conservation Service to review the national conservation practice standards, taking into consideration climate benefits.

would require a study of the barriers to conservation practice adoption on leased agricultural land.

would direct the Secretary of Agriculture to select and implement landscape-scale forest restoration projects, and assist communities in increasing their resilience to wildfire.

would amend the Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2023 to improve disaster relief funding for agricultural producers.

would require the designation of composting as a conservation practice and activity, and provide grants and loan guarantees for composting facilities and programs.

would require the EPA Administrator to provide grants to reduce the quantity of food waste.

would amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to improve the conservation reserve program.

would repeal restrictions on the export and import of natural gas.