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    SENATE BILLS REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS

    LEGISLATIVE CALENDAR, 105th Congress

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    Bill Number Date of Introduction Sponsor Bill Title

    S. Res. 26

    Jan. 28, 1997

    Chafee

    An original resolution authorizing expenditures of the Committee on Environment and Public Works

    S. 8

    Jan. 21, 1997

    Smith

    A bill to reauthorize and amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Liability, and Compensation Act of 1980

    S. 18

    Jan. 21, 1997

    Lautenberg

    A bill to assist the States and local governments in assessing and remediating brownfield sites and encouraging cleanup programs

    S. 34

    Jan. 21, 1997

    Feingold

    A bill to phase out Federal funding of the Tennessee Valley Authority

    S. 49

    Jan. 21, 1997

    Stevens

    A bill to amend the wetlands regulatory program under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide credit for the low wetlands loss rate in Alaska and recognize the significant extent of wetlands conservation in Alaska, to protect Alaskan property owners, and to ease the burden on overly regulated Alaskan cities, boroughs, municipalities, and villages

    S. 154

    Jan. 21, 1997

    Moynihan

    A bill to improve Orchard Beach, New York

    S. 182

    Jan. 22, 1997

    Byrd

    A bill to make available for obligation such sums as are necessary to pay the Federal share of completion of construction of the Appalachian development highway system

    S. 196

    Jan. 22, 1997

    McCain

    A bill to amend the Public Buildings Act of 1959 to require the Administrator to General Services to prioritize construction and alteration projects in accordance with merit-based needs criteria

    S. 203

    Jan. 22, 1977

    Feinstein

    A bill to amend the Federal Property and Adminsitrative Services Act of 1949 to authorize the transfer to State and local government of certain surplus property for use for law enforcement or public safety purposes

    S. 214

    Jan. 28, 1997

    Akaka

    A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to combat fraud and price-gouging committed in connection with the provision of consumer goods and services for cleanup, repair, and recovery from the effects of a major disaster declared by the President

    S. 250

    Jan. 30, 1997

    Ford

    A bill to designate the United States courthouse located in Paducah, Kentucky, as the "Edward Huggins Johnstone United States Courthouse"

    S. 263

    Jan. 5, 1997

    McConnell

    A bill to prohibit the import, export, sale, purchase, possession, transportation, acquisition, and receipt of bear viscera or products that contain or claim to contain bear viscera

    S. 276

    Jan. 5, 1997

    Snowe

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to conform to State law the vehicle weight limitations on certain portions of the Interstate System

    S. 284

    Jan. 6, 1997

    Lugar

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to improve safety at public railway-highway crossings

    S. 289

    Jan. 6, 1997

    DeWine

    A bill to designate the United States courthouse to be constructed at the corner of Superior Road and Huron Road in Cleveland, Ohio, as the "Carl B. Stokes United States Courthouse"

    S. 316

    Jan. 12, 1997

    Levin

    A bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to provide for a review of a decision concerning a construction grant for the Ypsilanti Wastewater Treatment Plant in Wastenaw County, Michigan

    S. 331

    Feb. 13, 1997

    Dorgan

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to provide a minimum allocation of highway funds for States that have low population densities and comprise large geographic areas

    S. 333

    Feb. 13, 1997

    Boxer

    A bill to increase the period of availability of certain emergency relief funds allocated under section 125 of title 23, United States Code, to carry out a project to repair or reconstruct a portion of a Federal-aid primary route in San Mateo, California

    S. 335

    Feb. 13, 1997

    Warner

    A bill to authorize funds for construction of highways

    S. 347

    Feb. 24, 1997

    Cleland

    A bill to designate the Federal building located at 100 Alabama Street NW, in Atlanta, Georgia, as the "Sam Nunn Federal Center"

    S. 361

    Jan. 26, 1997

    Jeffords

    A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to prohibit the sale, import, and export of products labeled as containing endangered species

    S. 383

    Jan. 28, 1997

    D'Amato

    A bill to require the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide funds for compensation for expenses incurred by the State of New York, Nassau County and Suffolk County, New York, and New York City, NY, as a result of the crash of flight 800 of Trans World Airlines

    S. 384

    Jan. 28, 1997

    Conrad

    A bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to allow States to regulate the disposal of municipal solid waste generated outside the State

    S. 399

    Mar. 5, 1997

    McCain

    A bill to amend the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental and Native American Public Policy Act of 1992 to establish the United States Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution to conduct environmental conflict resolution and training

    S. 408

    Mar. 5, 1997

    Boxer

    A bill to establish sources of funding for certain transportation infrastructure projects in the vicinity of the border between the United States and Mexico that are necessary to accomodate increased traffic resulting from implementation of the North America Free Trade Agreement, including construction of new Federal border crossing facilities

    S. 412

    Mar. 10, 1997

    Lautenberg

    A bill to provide for a national standard to prohibit the operation of motor vehicles by intoxicated individuals

    S. 443

    Mar. 14, 1997

    Baucus

    A bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to provide congressional authorization for restrictions on receipt of out-of-State municipal solid waste and for State control over transportation of municipal solid waste

    S. 445

    Mar. 14, 1997

    Chafee

    A bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to encourage recycling of waste tires and abate tire dumps and tire stockpiles

    S. 448

    Mar. 17, 1997

    Robb

    A bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to authorize local governments and Governors to restrict reciept of out-of-State solid waste

    S. 463

    Mar. 18, 1997

    Coats

    A bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to permit a Governor to limit the disposal of out-of-State solid waste in the Governor's State

    S. 468

    Mar. 18, 1997

    Chafee

    A bill to continue the successful Federal role in developing a national intermodal surface transportation system, through programs that ensure the safe and efficient movement of people and goods, improve economic productivity, preserve the environment, and strengthen partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector

    S. 478

    Mar. 19, 1997

    Coverdell

    A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 475 Mulberry Street in Macon, Georgia as the "William Augustus Bootle Federal Building and United States Courthouse"

    S. 483

    Mar. 20, 1997

    Robb

    A bill to fully fund the construction of the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge

    S. 491

    Mar. 20, 1997

    Ford

    A bill to amend the National Wildlife Refuge Sytem Administration Act of 1966 to prohibit the United States Fish and Wildlife Service from acquiring land to establish a refuge of the National Wildlife Refuge System unless at least 50 percent of the owners of the land in the proposed refuge favor the acquisition

    S. 531

    Apr. 9, 1997

    Roth

    A bill to designate a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness

    S. 532

    Apr. 9, 1997

    Baucus

    A bill to authorize funds to further the strong Federal interest in in the improvement of highways and transportation

    S. 555

    Apr. 10, 1997

    Allard

    A bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to require that at least 85 percent of funds appropriated to the Environmental Protection Agency from the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund be distributed to States to carry enforcement of subtitle I of that Act

    S. 557

    Apr. 10, 1997

    McConnell

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to exclude beverage alcohol compounds emitted from aging warehouses from the definition of volatile organic compounds

    S. 586

    Apr. 15, 1997

    Moynihan

    A bill to reauthorize the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991

    S. 599

    Apr. 16, 1997

    Boxer

    A bill to protect children and other vulnerable subpopulations from exposure to certain environmental pollutants.

    S. 616

    Apr. 17, 1997

    Allard

    A bill to amend titles 23 and 49, United States Code, to improve the designation of metropolitan planning organizations

    S. 618

    Apr. 17, 1997

    Sarbanes

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to assist in the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay

    S. 619

    Apr. 17, 1997

    Sarbanes

    A bill to establish a Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network

    S. 627

    Apr. 22, 1997

    Jeffords

    A bill to reauthorize the African Elephant Conservation Act

    S. 628

    Apr. 22, 1997

    Gramm

    A bill to designate the United States courthouse to be constructed at the corner of 7th Street and East Jackson Street in Brownsville, Texas, as the "Reynaldo G. Garza United States Courthouse"

    S. 645

    April 24, 1997

    Lautenberg

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to improve the enforcement and compliance programs.

    S. 659

    April 24, 1997

    Glenn

    A bill to amend the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act of 1980 to provide for implementation of recommendations of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service contained in the Great Lakes Fishery Restoration Study Report.

    S. 681

    May 1, 1997

    Graham

    A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 300 Northeast First Avenue in Miami, Florida, as the "David W. Dyer Federal Courthouse."

    S. 684

    May 1, 1997

    Conrad

    A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide assistance to local educational agencies in cases of certain disasters.

    S. 708

    May 6, 1997

    Lautenberg

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to provide for a national minimum penalty for an individual who operates a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

    S. 715

    May 7, 1997

    Coverdell

    A bill to redesignate the Dublin Federal Courthouse building located in Dublin, Georgia, as the "J. Roy Rowland Federal Courthouse"

    S. 733

    May 9, 1997

    D'Amato

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to expand the coverage of the single transport region established to control interstate pollution and to apply control measures throughout the region.

    S. 751

    May 15, 1997

    Shelby

    A bill to protect and enhance sportsmen's opportunities and conservation of wildlife.

    S. 752

    May 15, 1997

    Thurmond

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to modify the minimum allocation formula under the Federal-aid highway program.

    S. 769

    May 20, 1997

    Lautenberg

    A bill to amend the provisions of the Emergency Right-to-Know Act of 1986 to expand the public's right to know about toxic chemical use and release, to promote pollution prevention.

    S. 774

    May 21, 1997

    Craig

    A bill to provide for the stabilization, enhancement, restoration, and management of the Coeur d'Alene River basin watershed.

    S. 797

    May 22, 1997

    Chafee

    A bill to amend the John F. Kennedy Center Act to authorize the design and construction of additions to the parking garage and certain site improvements.

    S. 819

    June 2, 1997

    Warner

    A bill to designate the United States courthouse at 200 South Washington Street in Alexandria, Virginia, as the "Martin V.B. Bostetter, Jr. United States Courthouse".

    S. 826

    June 3, 1997

    Lautenberg

    A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to protect the public from health hazards caused by exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.

    S. 833

    June 5, 1997

    Lautenberg

    A bill to designate the Federal building and courthouse at Public Scquare and Superior Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio, as the "Howard M. Metzenbaum U.S. Courthouse."

    S. 878

    June 11, 1997

    Hatch

    A bill to redesignate the Federal Building located at 717 Madison Place, Northwest, in the District of Columbia, as the "Howard T. Markey National Courts Building."

    S. 884

    June 11, 1997

    Cleland

    A bill to amend the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 to add Elbert County and Hart County, Georgia to the Appalachian region.

    S. 899

    June 12, 1997

    Dodd

    A bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to provide for flow control of municipal solid waste.

    S. 951

    June 24, 1997

    Torricelli

    A bill to reestablish the Office of Noise Abatement and Control in the Environmental Protection Agency.

    S. 958

    June 25, 1997

    Moynihan

    A bill to provide for the redesignation of a portion of State Route 17 in New York and Pennsylvania as Interstate Route 86.

    S. 960

    June 25, 1997

    Dodd

    A bill to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to authorize the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to direct that a portion of any civil penalty assessed be used to assist local communities.

    S. 963

    June 25, 1997

    Chafee

    A bill to establish a transportation credit assistance pilot program.

    S. 971

    June 26, 1997

    Lautenberg

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to improve the quality of coastal recreation waters.

    S. 975

    June 27, 1997

    Bond

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to extend the bridge discretionary program.

    S. 1000

    July 10, 1997

    Roberts

    A bill to designate the U.S. courthouse at 500 State Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas, as the "Robert J. Dole U.S. Courthouse."

    S. 1007

    July 10, 1997

    Chafee

    A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to reduce the costs of disaster relief and emergency assistance.

    S. 1043

    July 21, 1997

    Reid

    A bill to designate the U.S. courthouse under construction at the corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Clark Avenue in Las Vegas, Nevada, as the "Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse."

    S. 1055

    July 23, 1997

    Durbin

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to extend the Interstate 4R discretionary program.

    S. 1059

    July 23, 1997

    Chafee

    A bill to amend the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to improve the management of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

    S. 1084

    July 29, 1997

    Inhofe

    A bill to establish a research and monitoring program for the national ambient air quality standards for ozone and particulate matter and to reinstate the original standards under the Clean Air Act.

    S. 1091

    July 30, 1997

    Bingaman

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to provide for maintenance of public roads used by school buses serving Indian reservations.

    S. 1097

    July 31, 1997

    Moynihan

    A bill to reduce acid deposition under the Clean Air Act.

    S. 1099

    July 31, 1997

    Daschle

    A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Army to acquire such land in the vicinity of Pierre, South Dakota, as the Secretary determines is adversely affected by the full wintertime Oahe Powerplant release.

    S. 1104

    July 31, 1997

    Hollings

    A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to make corrections in maps relating to the Coastal Barrier Resources System.

    S. 1108

    July 31, 1997

    Moynihan

    A bill to designate the Federal building located at 290 Broadway in New York, New York, as the "Ronald H. Brown Federal Building."

    S. 1125

    July 31, 1997

    Moseley-Braun

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to extend the discretionary bridge program.

    S. 1152

    Sept. 8, 1997

    McCain

    A bill to establish a National Environmental Technology Achievement Award.

    S. 1155

    Sept. 9, 1997

    Kerrey

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to make safety a priority of the Federal-aid highway program.

    S. 1173

    Sept. 12, 1997

    Warner

    A bill to authorize funds for construction of highways, for highway safety programs, and for mass transit programs.

    S. 1176

    Sept. 15, 1997

    Thomas

    A bill to guarantee that Federal agencies identify State agencies and counties as cooperating agencies when fulfilling their environmental planning responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act.

    S. 1180

    Sept. 16, 1997

    Kempthorne

    A bill to reauthorize the Endangered Species Act.

    S. 1219

    Sept. 25, 1997

    Faircloth

    A bill to require the establishment of a research and grant program for the eradication or control of Pfiesteria pisicicida and other aquatic toxins.

    S. 1222

    Sept. 25, 1997

    Chafee

    A bill to catalyze restoration of estuary habitats through more efficient financing of projects and enhanced coordination of Federal and non-Federal restoration programs.

    S. 1224

    Sept. 26, 1997

    Allard

    A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to ensure full Federal compliance with that Act.

    S. 1243

    Oct. 1, 1997

    Kerrey

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to enhance safety on 2-lane rural highways.

    S. 1258

    Oct. 6, 1997

    Bennett

    A bill to amend the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 to prohibit an alien who is not lawfully present in the United States from receiving assistance under that Act.

    S. 1268

    Oct. 8, 1997

    Frist

    A bill to amend the Tennessee Valley Authority Act of 1933 to modify provisions relating to the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority.

    S. 1287

    Oct. 9, 1997

    Jeffords

    A bill to assist in the conservation of Asian elephants by supporting and providing financial resources for the conservation programs of nations within the range of Asian elephants and projects of persons with demonstrated expertise in the conservation of Asian elephants.

    S. 1298

    Oct. 20, 1997

    Shelby

    A bill to designate the Federal building located in Florence, Alabama, as the "Justice John McKinley Federal Building".

    S. 1317

    Oct. 24, 1997

    Lautenberg

    A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liaiblity Act of 1980 to expand the opportunity for health protection for citizens affected by hazardous waste sites.

    S. 1321

    Oct. 28, 1997

    Torricelli

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to permit grants for the national estuary program to be used for the development and implementation of a comprehensive conservation management plan, to reauthorize appropriations to carry out the program.

    S. 1324

    Oct. 28, 1997

    Lott

    A bill to deauthorize a portion of the project for navigation, Biloxi Harbor, Mississippi.

    S. 1332

    Oct. 29, 1997

    Enzi

    A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to recognize and protect State efforts to improve environmental mitigation and compliance through the promotion of voluntary environmental audits, including limited protection from discovery and limited protection from penalties.

    S. 1341

    Oct. 29, 1997

    Johnson

    A bill to provide for the mitigation of terrestrial wildlife habitat lost as a result of the construction and operation of the Pick-Sloan Missouri River Basin program in the State of South Dakota.

    S. 1348

    Oct. 30, 1997

    Lieberman

    A bill to provide for innovative strategies for achieving superior environmental performance.

    S. 1355

    Oct. 31, 1997

    Lieberman

    A bill to designate the United States courthouse located in New Haven, Connecticut, as the "Richard C. Lee United States Courthouse".

    S. 1363

    Nov. 4, 1997

    Chafee

    A bill to amend the Sikes Act to enhance fish and wildlife conservation and natural resources management programs.

    S. 1381

    Nov. 5, 1997

    Nickles

    A bill to direct the Secretary of the Army to convey lands acquired for the Candy Lake project, Orange County, Oklahoma.

    S. 1386

    Nov. 6, 1997

    Levin

    A bill to facilitate the remediation of contaminated sediments in the waters of the United States.

    S. 1399

    Nov. 7, 1997

    Bond

    A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Army to carry out a project to protect and enhance fish and wildlife habitat of the Missouri River and the middle Mississippi River.

    S. 1400

    Nov. 7, 1997

    Bond

    A bill to provide for a 6-month extension of highway, highway safety, and transit programs pending enactment of a law reauthorizing the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991.

    S. 1417

    Nov. 7, 1997

    Domenici

    A bill to provide for the design, construction, furnishing and equipping of a Center for Performing Arts within the complex known as the New Mexico Hispanic Cultural Center.

    S. 1454

    Nov. 7, 1997

    Bond

    A bill to provide for a 6-month extension of highway, highway safety, and transit programs pending enactment of a law reauthorizing the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991.

    S. 1455

    Nov. 7, 1997

    Chafee

    A bill to provide financial assistance for the relocation and expansion of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Providence, Rhode Island.

    S. 1456

    Nov. 7, 1997

    Baucus

    A bill to authorize an interpretive center at Fort Peck Dam, Montana.

    S. 1497

    Nov. 9, 1997

    Lautenberg

    A bill to release contributors of ordinary trash and minor amounts of hazardous substances from litigation under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.

    S. 1498

    Nov. 9, 1997

    Dorgan

    A bill to require States to adopt laws prohibiting open alcoholic containers in automobiles.

    S. 1519

    Nov. 10, 1997

    Bond

    A bill to provide for a 6-month extension of highway, highway safety, and transit programs pending enactment of a law reauthorizing the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991.

    S. 1531

    Nov. 13, 1997

    Snowe

    A bill to deauthorize certain portions of the project for navigation, Bass Harbor, Maine.

    S. 1532

    Nov. 13, 1997

    Snowe

    A bill to amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1996 to deauthorize the remainder of the project at East Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

    S. 1533

    Nov. 13, 1997

    Breaux

    A bill to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to clarify restrictions under that Act of baiting.

    S. 1553

    Nov. 13, 1997

    D'Amato

    A bill to amend the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 with respect to the dumping of dredged material in Long Island Sound.

    S. 1557

    Nov. 13, 1997

    Torricelli

    A bill to end the use of steel jaw leghold traps on animals in the United States.

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    S. 1576

    Jan. 27, 1998

    Feinstein

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to permit the exclusive applicatiion of California State regulations regarding reformulated gasoline in certain areas within the State.

    S. 1607

    Feb. 4, 1998

    Faircloth

    A bill to direct the Secretary of the Army to carry out an environmental restoration and enhancement project at the Eastern Channel of the Lockweeds Folly River, Brunswick County, North Carolina.

    S. 1639

    Feb. 12. 1998

    Coverdell

    A bill to amend the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 to cover Federal facilities.

    S. 1647

    Feb. 12, 1998

    Baucus

    A bill to reauthorize and make reforms to programs authorized by the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965.

    S. 1672

    Feb. 24, 1998

    Daschle

    A bill to expand the authority of the Secretary of the Army to improve the control of erosion on the Missouri River.

    S. 1677

    Feb. 25, 1998

    Chafee

    A bill to reauthorize the North American Wetlands Conservation Act and the Partnerships for Wildlife Act.

    S. 1700

    Mar. 2, 1998

    Moynihan

    A bill to designate the headquarters building of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington, District of Columbia, as the "Robert C. Weaver Federal Building".

    S. 1706

    Mar. 4, 1998

    Bingaman

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to encourage States to enact laws that ban the sale of alcohol through a drive-up or drive-through sales window.

    S. 1716

    Mar. 5, 1998

    Boxer

    A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Commissioner of Reclamation, to develop an action plan to restore the Salton Sea in California and to conduct wildlife resource studies of the Salton Sea.

    S. 1749

    Mar. 12, 1998

    Allard

    A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide funding for the implementation of the endangered fish recovery implementation programs for the Upper Colorado and San Juan River Basins.

    S. 1800

    Mar. 19, 1998

    Glenn

    A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 85 Marconi Boulevard in Columbis, OH, as the "Joseph P. Kinneary United States Courthouse."

    S. 1883

    Mar. 31, 1998

    Shelby

    A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey the Marion National Fish Hatchery and the Claude Harris National Aquacultural Research Center to the State of Alabama.

    S. 1896

    April 1, 1998

    McConnell

    A bill to transfer administrative jurisdiction over Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Center to the Secretary of Agriculture.

    S. 1898

    April 1, 1998

    Boxer

    A bill to designate the Federal building located at 1301 Clay Street in Oakland, California, as the "Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building".

    S. 1904

    April 1, 1998

    Gorton

    A bill to amend the Elwha River Ecosystem and Fisheries Restoration Act to provide further for the acquisition and removal of the Elwha dam and acquisition of the Glines Canyon dam and the restoration of the Elwha River ecosystem and native anadromous fisheries.

    S. 1913

    April 2, 1998

    Baucus

    A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to sell leaseholds at the Canyon Ferry Reservoir in the State of Montana and to establish a trust and fund for the conservation of fish and wildlife and enhancement of public hunting and fishing opportunities in the State.

    S. 1915

    April 2, 1998

    Leahy

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to establish requirements concerning the operation of fossil fuel-fired electric utility steam generating units, commercial and industrial boiler units, solid waste incineration units, medical waste incinerators, hazardous waste combustors, chlor-alkali plants, and Portland cement plants to reduce emissions of mercury to the environment.

    S. 1923

    April 2, 1998

    Coverdell

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to ensure compliance by Federal facilities with pollution control requirements.

    S. 1970

    April 22, 1998

    Abraham

    A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program to provide assistance in the conservation of neotropical migratory birds.

    S. 2005

    April 29, 1998

    McConnell

    A bill to amend the Federal Power Act to ensure that Federal power customers ar provided protection by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

    S. 2019

    April 30, 1998

    Ashcroft

    A bill to prohibit the use of Federal funds to implement the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change unless or until the Senate has given its advice and consent to ratification of the Kyoto Protocol and to clarify the authority of Federal agencies with respect to the regulation of the emissions of carbon dioxide.

    S. 2032

    May 5, 1998

    Murkowski

    A bill to designate the Federal building in Juneau, Alaska, as the "Hurff A. Saunders Federal Building".

    S. 2038

    May 6, 1998

    Chafee

    A bill to amend the John F. Kennedy Cener Act to authorize appropriations for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and to further define the criteria for capital repair and operation and maintenance.

    S. 2062

    May 12, 1998

    Warner

    A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to clarify liability under that Act for certain recyling transactions.

    S. 2068

    May 12, 1998

    Chafee

    A bill to reduce exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.

    S. 2090

    May 18, 1998

    Chafee

    A bill to extend the authority of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to collect fees through 2003.

    S. 2094

    May 20, 1998

    Allard

    A bill to amend the Fish and Wildlife Improvement Act of 1978 to enable the Secretary of the Interior to more effectively use the proceeds of sales of certain items.

    S. 2095

    May 20, 1998

    Chafee

    A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act.

    S. 2105

    May 21, 1998

    Daschle

    A bill to require the Secretary of the Army to conduct a study of the Nibrara River watershed and the operations of Fort Randall Dam and Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River to determine the feasibility of alleviating certain bank erosion and sedimentation problems.

    S. 2113

    May 22, 1998

    Robb

    A bill to reduce traffic congestion, promote economic development, and improve the quality of life in the metropolitan Washington region.

    S. 2131

    June 4, 1998

    Chafee

    A bill to provide for the conservation and development of water and water related resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States.

    S. 2180

    June 16, 1998

    Lott

    A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to clarify liability under that Act for certain recycling transactions.

    S. 2189

    June 18, 1998

    Wyden

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize the use of State revolving fund loan funds for construction of water conservation and quality improvements.

    S. 2218

    June 25, 1998

    Sarbanes

    A bill to require the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to evaluate, develop, and implement a strategic master plan for States on the Atlantic Ocean to address problems associated with toxic microorganisms in tidal and non-tidal wetlands and waters.

    S. 2244

    June 26, 1998

    Chafee

    A bill to amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to promote volunteer programs and community partnerships for the benefit of national wildlife refuges.

    S. 2293

    July 13, 1998

    Johnson

    A bill to increase the funding authorization for the James River, South Dakota, flood control project and direct the Secretary of the Army to enter into a programmatic agreement with the non-Federal sponsor of the project.

    S. 2317

    July 15, 1998

    Chafee

    A bill to improve the National Wildlife Refuge System.

    S. 2319

    July 15, 1998

    Chafee

    A bill to authorize the use of receipts from the sale of migratory bird hunting and conservation stamps to promote additional stamp purchases.

    S. 2351

    July 24, 1998

    Biden

    A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to make corrections to a map relating to the Coastal Barrier Resources System.

    S. 2359

    July 27, 1998

    Inhofe

    A bill to amend the National Environmental Education Act to extend the programs under the Act.

    S. 2361

    July 27, 1998

    Inhofe

    A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act Act to authorize programs for predisaster mitigation, to streamline the administration of disaster relief, to control the Federal costs of disaster assistance.

    S. 2364

    July 28, 1998

    Chafee

    A bill to reauthorize and make reforms to programs authorized by the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1995.

    S. 2377

    July 30, 1998

    Moynihan

    A bill amend the Clean Air Act to limit the concentration of sulfur in gasoline used in motor vehicles.

    S. 2406

    July 31, 1998

    Hagel

    A bill to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from implementing the national primary drinking water regulations for copper in drinking water until certain studies are completed.

    S. 2444

    Sept. 8, 1998

    Boxer

    A bill to redesignate the Federal building located at 10301 South Compton Avenue, in Los Angeles, California, and known as the Watts Finance Office, as the "Augustus F. Hawkins Post Office Building".

    S. 2469

    Sept. 15, 1998

    Graham

    A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to make corrections to a map relating to the Coastal Barrier Resources System.

    S. 2470

    Sept. 15, 1998

    Graham

    A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to make corrections to a map relating to the Coastal Barrier Resources System.

    S. 2474

    Sept. 15, 1998

    Hollings

    A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to make corrections to a map relating to the Coastal Barrier Resources System.

    S. 2481

    Sept. 16, 1998

    Baucus

    A bill to amend the Public Buildings Act of 1959 to improve the process of constructing altering, and acquirign public buildings.

    S. 2505

    Sept. 21, 1998

    Craig

    A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey title to the Tunnison Lab Hagerman Field Station in Gooding County, Idaho, to the University of Idaho.

    S. 2512

    Sept. 23, 1998

    Kempthorne

    A bill to establish a National Resources Institute at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory.

    S. 2523

    Sept. 28, 1998

    Gramm

    A bill to designate the Federal building located at 300 East 8th Street in Austin, Texas, as the "J.J. `Jake' Pickle Federal Building."

    S. 2557

    Oct. 6, 1998

    Specter

    A bill to authorize construction and operation of the Valley Forge Museum of the American Revolution at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

    S. 2560

    Oct. 6, 1998

    Breaux

    A bill to authorize electronic issuance and recognition of migratory bird hunting and conservation stamps.

    S. 2610

    Oct. 9, 1998

    Lieberman

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to repeal the grandfather status for electric utility units.

    S. 2617

    Oct. 10, 1998

    Chafee

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to authorize the President to enter into agreements to provide regulatory credity for voluntary early action to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.

    S. 2620

    Oct. 10, 1998

    Robb

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to establish a National Clean Water Trust Fund and to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to use amounts in the Fund to carry out projects to promote the recovery of waters of the United States from damages resulting from violations of that Act.

    S. 2649

    Oct. 21, 1998

    Torricelli

    A bill to enact the Passaic River Basin Flood Management Program.


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    HOUSE ACTS REFERRED TO THE
    COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS

    The enclosed list contains bills referred to the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works during the 105th Congress. To obtain complete legislative histories and texts of bills, as well as Congressional Record statements, please follow the link to Thomas , the legislative web service provided by the Library of Congress. You will be leaving the Senate Web Server to link to Thomas .

    Legislative Calendar, 105th Congress

    House Bill Number Date of Referral to EPW House Sponsor Bill Title

    H. Con. Res. 282

    June 2, 1998

    Shuster

    A Concurrent Resolution to correct the enrollment of H.R. 2400.

    H. Con. Res. 298

    June 23, 1998

    Brown of Florida

    A Concurrent Resolution expressing the deepest condolences to the State and people of Florida for the losses suffered as a result of the wild land fires occurring in June and July 1998, expressing support to the State and people of Florida as they overcome the effects of the fires, and commending the heroic efforts of firefighters from across the Nation in battling the fires.

    H.R. 8

    July 21, 1998

    Bilbray

    An Act to amend the Clean Air Act to deny entry into the United States of certain foreign motor vehicles that do not comply with State laws governing motor vehicle emmissions.

    H.R. 29

    Sept. 24, 1997

    Rangel

    An Act to designate the Federal building located at 290 Broadway in New York, New York, as the "Ronald H. Brown Federal Building".

    H.R. 39

    April 24, 1997

    Young of Alaska

    An Act to reauthorize the African Elephant Conservation Act.

    H.R. 81

    September 24, 1998

    Roemer

    An Act to rdesignate the United States courthouse located at 401 South Michigan Street in South Bend, Indiana, as the "Robert K. Rodibaugh United States Bankruptcy Courthouse.".

    H.R. 512

    May 20, 1998

    Young of Alaska

    An Act to prohibit the expenditure of funds from the Land and Water Conservation Fund for the creation of new National Wildlife Refuges without specific authorization from Congress pursuant to a recommendation from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to create the refuge."

    H.R. 548

    Jan. 27, 1998

    Nadler

    An Act to designate the United States courthouse located at 500 Pearl Street in New York City, New York, as the "Ted Weiss United States Courthouse."

    H.R. 595

    Mar. 6, 1998

    Chambliss

    An Act to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 745 Mulberry Street in Macon, Georgia, as the "William Augustus Bootle Federal Building and United States Courthouse."

    H.R. 643

    Sept. 24, 1997

    LaTourette

    An Act to designate the United States courthouse to be constructed at the corner of Superior and Huron Roads, in Cleveland, Ohio, as the "Carl B. Stokes United States Courthouse".

    H.R. 688

    April 24, 1997

    Schaefer

    An Act to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to require at least 85 percent of funds appropriated to the Environmental Protection Agency from the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund to be distributed to States for cooperative agreements for undertaking corrective action and for enforcement of subtitle I of such Act.

    H.R. 824

    Sept. 24, 1997

    Hyde

    An Act to designate the Federal building located at 717 Madison Place, NW, in the District of Columbia, as the "Howard T. Markey National Courts Building".

    H.R. 849

    Nov. 13, 1997

    Packard

    An Act to prohibit an alien who is not lawfully present in the United States from receiving assistance under the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970.

    H.R. 892

    Sept. 15, 1998

    Thompson

    An Act to redesignate the Federal building located at 233 Sharkey Street in Clarksdale, Mississippi, as the "Aaron Henry United States Post Office."

    H.R. 994

    Sept. 24, 1997

    Traficant

    An Act to designate the United States border station located in Pharr, Texas, as the "Kika de la Garza United States Border Station".

    H.R. 1420

    June 4, 1997

    Young of Alaska

    An Act to amend the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1996 to improve the management of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

    H.R. 1479

    Oct. 31, 1997

    Hastings of Florida

    An Act to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 300 Northeast First Avenue in Miami, Florida, as the "David W. Dyer Federal Courthouse".

    H.R. 1484

    Oct. 31, 1997

    Norwood

    An Act to redesignate the Dublin Federal Courthouse building located in Dublin, Georgia, as the "J. Roy Roland Federal Courthouse".

    H.R. 1502

    Aug. 31, 1998

    Poshard

    An Act to designate the United States Courthouse located at 301 West Main Street in Benton, Illinois, as the "James L. Foreman United States Courthouse".

    H.R. 1658

    Jul. 9, 1997

    Norwood

    An Act to redesignate the Dublin Federal Courthouse building located in Dublin, Georgia, as the "J. Roy Roland Federal Courthouse".

    H.R. 1747

    June 18, 1997

    Shuster

    An Act to amend the John F. Kennedy Center Act to authorize the design and construction of additions to the parking garage and certain site improvements.

    H.R. 1787

    Oct. 22, 1997

    Saxton

    An Act to assist in the conservation of Asian elephants by supporting and providing financial resources for the conservation programs of nations within the range of Asian elephants and projects of persons with demonstrated expertise in the conservation of Asian elephants.

    H.R. 1856

    July 22, 1998

    Saxton

    To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a volunteer pilot project at one national wildlife refuge in each United States Fish and Wildlife Service region.

    H.R. 2207

    Jan. 27, 1998

    Romero-Barcelo

    An Act to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act concerning a proposal to construct a deep ocean outfall off the coast of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.

    H.R. 2225

    Sept. 10, 1998

    Ensign

    An Act to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse to be constructed at Las Vegas Boulevard between Bridger Avenue and Clark Avenue in Las Vegas, Nevada, as the "Lloyd D. George Federal Building and United States Courthouse".

    H.R. 2379

    July 15, 1998

    Coble

    An Act to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 251 North Main Street in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, as the "Hiram H. Ward Federal Building and United States Courthouse."

    H.R. 2400

    April 2, 1998

    Shuster

    An Act to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs.

    H.R. 2443

    Sept. 18, 1997

    Norton

    An Act to designate the Federal building located at 601 Fourth Street NW, in the District of Columbia, as the "Federal Bureau of Investigation Washington Field Office Memorial Building" in honor of William H. Christian, Jr., Martha Dixon Martinez, Michael J. Miller, Anthony Palmisano, and Edwin R. Woodriffe.

    H.R. 2556

    May 20, 1998

    Saxton

    An Act to reauthorize the North American Wetlands Conservation Act and the Partnerships for Wildlife Act.

    H.R. 2676

    November 6, 1997

    Archer

    An Act to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restructure and reform the Internal Revenue Service (*ISTEA Corrections bill in conference report).

    H.R. 2807

    May 21, 1998

    Saxton

    An Act to reauthorize the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994 to prohibit the sale, importation, and exportation of products labeled as containing substances derived from rhinoceros or tiger.

    H.R. 2863

    Sept. 14, 1998

    Young, AK

    An Act to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to clarify restrictions under that Act on baiting, to facilitate acquisition of migratory bird habitat.

    H.R. 3042

    January 28, 1998

    Kolbe

    An Act to amend the Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental and Native American Public Policy Act of 1992 to establish the United States Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution to conduct environmental conflict resolution and training.

    H.R. 3113

    Mar. 31, 1998

    Young, of Alaska

    An Act to reauthorize the Rhinoceros and Tiger Act of 1994.

    H.R. 3223

    July 15, 1998

    Doggett

    An Act to designate the Federal building located at 300 East 8th Street in Austin, Texas, as the "J.J. `Jake' Pickle Federal Building."

    H.R. 3453

    July 15, 1998

    Cubin

    An Act to designate the Federal building and Post Office located at 100 East B Street, Casper, Wyoming, as the "Dick Cheney Federal Building."

    H.R. 3504

    June 4, 1998

    Shuster

    An Act to amend the John F. Kennedy Center Act to authorize appropriations for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and to further define the criteria for capital repairs and operation and maintenance.

    H.R. 3696

    September 1, 1998

    Hill

    An Act to designate the Federal Courthouse located at 316 North 26th Street in Billings, Montana, as the "James F. Battin Federal Courthouse."

    H.R. 3978

    June 3, 1998

    Shuster

    An Act to restore provisions agreed to by the conferees to H.R. 2400, entitled the "Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century", but not included in the conference report to H.R. 2400.

    H.R. 3982

    July 30, 1998

    Etheridge

    An Act to designate the Federal building located at 310 New Bern Avenue in Raleigh, North Carolina, as the "Terry Sanford Federal Building".

    H.R. 4595

    Oct 1, 1998

    Regula

    An Act to redesignate a Federal building located in Washington DC, as the "Sidney R. Yates Federal Building".