Calendar  __  Environment and Public Works

  • House Acts Referred to the Committee, 106th Congress

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    SENATE BILLS REFERRED TO THE
    COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS

  • Number Date of Introduction Sponsor Bill Title

    S. Res. 146

    July 15, 1999

    Chafee

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

    S. Res. 118

    September 24, 1999

    Edwards

    A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that additional assistance should be provided to the victims of Hurricane Floyd..

    S. 20

    January 19, 1999

    Lautenberg

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

    S. 49

    January 19, 1999

    Stevens

    A bill to amend the wetlands 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 property owners, and to ease the burden on overly regulated Alaskan cities, boroughs, municipalities, and villages.

    S. 67

    January 19, 1999

    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. 105

    January 19, 1999

    Snowe

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

    S. 106

    January 19, 1999

    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. 107

    January 19, 1999

    Snowe

    A bill to deauthorize the project for navigation, Boothbay Harbor, Maine.

    S. 108

    January 19, 1999

    Snowe

    A bill to modify, and to deauthorize certain portions of, the project for navigation at Wells Harbor, Maine.

    S. 123

    January 19, 1999

    Feingold

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

    S. 148

    January 19, 1999

    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. 171

    January 19, 1999

    Moynihan

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

    S. 172

    January 19, 1999

    Moynihan

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

    S. 188

    January 19, 1999

    Wyden

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

    S. 222

    January 19, 1999

    Lautenberg

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to provide for a national standard to prohibit the operation of motor vehicles by intoxicated individuals.

    S. 266

    January 20, 1999

    Feinstein

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

    S. 267

    January 20, 1999

    Feinstein

    A bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to give highest priority to petroleum contaminants in drinking water in issuing corrective action orders under the response program for petroleum.

    S. 268

    January 20, 1999

    Feinstein

    A bill to specify the effective date of and require an amendment to the final rule of the Environmental Protection Agency regulating exhaust emissions from new spark-ignition gasoline marine engines.

    S. 272

    January 21, 1999

    Boxer

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

    S. 294

    January 22, 1999

    Wyden

    A bill to direct the Secretary of the Army to develop and implement a comprehensive program for fish screens and passage devices.

    S. 352

    February 3, 1999

    Thomas

    A bill to amend the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 to require that Federal agencies consult with State agencies and county and local governments on environmental impact statements.

    S. 392

    February 8, 1999

    Murray

    A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at West 920 Riverside Avenue in Spokane, Washington, as the "Thomas S. Foley Federal Building and United States Courthouse", and the plaza at the south entrance of that building and courthouse as the "Walter F. Horan Plaza".

    S. 437

    February 22, 1999

    Reid

    A bill to designate the United States courthouse under construction at 338 Las Vegas Boulevard South in Las Vegas, Nevada, as the "Lloyd D. George United States Courthouse."

    S. 453

    February 24, 1999

    Murkowski

    A bill to designate the Federal building located at 709 West 9th Street in Juneau, Alaska, as the "Hurff A. Saunders Federal Building".

    S. 460

    February 24, 1999

    Lugar

    A bill to designate the United States courthouse located at 401 South Michigan Street in South Bend, Indiana, as the "Robert K. Rodibaugh United States Bankruptcy Courthouse".

    S. 492

    March 2, 1999

    Sarbanes

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

    S. 493

    March 2, 1999

    Sarbanes

    A bill to require the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to evaluate, develop, and implement pilot projects in Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina to address problems associated with toxic microorganisms in tidal and non-tidal wetlands and waters.

    S. 495

    March 2, 1999

    Bond

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to repeal the highway sanctions.

    S. 507

    March 2, 1999

    Warner

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

    S. 522

    March 3, 1999

    Lautenberg

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

    S. 533

    March 4, 1999

    Robb

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

    S. 547

    March 4, 1999

    Chafee

    Chafee A bill to authorize the President to enter into agreements to provide regulatory credit for voluntary early action to mitigate potential environmental impacts from greenhouse gas emissions.

    S. 559

    March 8, 1999

    Gramm

    A bill to designate the Federal building located at 33 East 8th Street in Austin, Texas, as the "J.J. `Jake' Pickle Federal Building".

    S. 574

    March 10, 1999

    Biden

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

    S. 583

    March 10, 1999

    Chafee

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

    S. 623

    March 16, 1999

    Conrad

    A bill to amend Public Law 89-108 to increase authorization levels for State and Indian tribal, municipal, rural, and industrial water supplies, to meet current and future water quantity and quality needs of the Red River Valley, to deauthorize certain project features and irrigation service areas, to enhance natural resources and fish and wildlife habitat.

    S. 645

    March 17, 1999

    Feinstein

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to waive the oxygen content requirement for reformulated gasoline that results in no greater emissions of air pollutants than reformulated gasoline meeting the oxygen content requirement.

    S. 663

    March 18, 1999

    Specter

    A bill to impose certain limitations on the receipt of out-of-State municipal solid waste, to authorize State and local controls over the flow of municipal solid waste.

    S. 669

    March 19, 1999

    Coverdell

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

    S. 673

    March 19, 1999

    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. 701

    March 24, 1999

    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. 724

    March 25, 1999

    Inhofe

    A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to clarify that underground injection does not include certain activities.

    S. 733

    March 25, 1999

    Torricelli

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

    S. 754

    Apr. 15, 1999

    Edwards

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

    S. 775

    Apr. 13, 1999

    Torricelli

    A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct a feasibility study for applying airport bubbles as a method of identifying, assessing, and reducing the adverse environmental impacts of airport ground and flight operations and improving the overall quality of the environment.

    S. 790

    Apr. 13, 1999

    Lautenberg

    A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require manufacturers of bottled water to submit annual reports.

    S. 829

    Apr. 19, 1999

    Snowe

    A bill to deauthorize the project for navigation, Searsport Harbor, Searsport, Maine.

    S. 830

    Apr. 19, 1999

    Snowe

    A bill to deauthorize the project for navigation, Carvers Harbor, Vinalhaven, Maine.

    S. 835

    Apr. 20, 1999

    Chafee

    A bill to encourage the restoration of estuary habitat through more efficient project financing and enhanced coordination of Federal and non-Federal restoration programs.

    S. 857

    Apr. 22, 1999

    Coverdell

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

    S. 858

    Apr. 22, 1999

    Coverdell

    A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 18 Greenville Street in Newman, Georgia, as the "Lewis R. Morgan Federal Building and United States Courthouse".

    S. 859

    Apr. 22, 1999

    Jeffords

    A bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to require a refund value for certain beverage containers, to provide resources for State pollution prevention and recycling programs.

    S. 867

    Apr. 22, 1999

    Roth

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

    S. 872

    Apr. 22, 1999

    Voinovich

    A bill to impose certain limits on the receipt of out-of-State municipal solid waste, to authorize State and local controls over the flow of municipal solid waste.

    S. 878

    Apr. 26, 1999

    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 and management plan, to reauthorize appropriations to carry out the program.

    S. 880

    Apr. 26, 1999

    Inhofe

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to remove flammable fuels from the list of substances with respect to which reporting and other activities are required under the risk management plan program.

    S. 914

    Apr. 29, 1999

    Smith of NH

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to require that discharges from combined storm and sanitary sewers conform to the Combined Sewer Overflow Control Policy of the Environmental Protection Agency.

    S. 947

    May 3, 1999

    Hollings

    A bill to amend Federal law regarding the tolling of the Interstate Highway System.

    S. 968

    May 5, 1999

    Graham

    A bill to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to make grants to State agencies with responsibility for water source development, for the purposes of maximizing the available water supply and protecting the environment through the development of alternative water sources.

    S. 1005

    May 11, 1999

    Lautenberg

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to provide for national minimum sentences for individuals convicted of operating motor vehicles under the influence of alcohol.

    S. 1006

    May 11, 1999

    Torricelli

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

    S. 1037

    May 13, 1999

    Boxer

    A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to provide for a gradual reduction in the use of methyl tertiary butyl ether.

    S. 1053

    May 5, 1999

    Bond

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to incorporate certain provisions of the transportation conformity regulations, as in effect on March 1, 1999.

    S. 1077

    May 19, 1999

    Schumer

    A bill to designate the new Amtrak station in New York, New York, to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan.

    S. 1090

    May 20, 1999

    Chafee

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

    S. 1100

    May 20, 1999

    Chafee

    A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide that the designation of critical habitat for endangered and threatened species be required as part of the development of recovery plans for those species.

    S. 1105

    May 24, 1999

    Baucus

    A bill to assist local governments and States in assessing and remediating brownfield sites, increase fairness and reduce litigation.

    S. 1109

    May 24, 1999

    McConnell

    A bill to conserve global bear populations by prohibiting the importance, exportation, and interstate trade of bear viscera and items, products, or substances containing, or labeled or advertised as containing, bear viscera.

    S. 1112

    May 24, 1999

    Boxer

    A bill to protect children and other vulnerable subpopulations from exposure to environmental pollutants, to protect children from exposure to pesticides in schools, and to provide parents with information concerning toxic chemicals that pose risks to children.

    S. 1119

    May 25, 1999

    Breaux

    A bill to amend the Act of August 9, 1950, to continue funding of the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act.

    S. 1144

    May 27, 1999

    Voinovich

    A bill to provide increased flexibility in use of highway funding.

    S. 1149

    May 27, 1999

    Lautenberg

    A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to increase consumer confidence in safe drinking water and source water assessments.

    S. 1278

    June 24, 1999

    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. 1279

    June 24, 1999

    Kerrey

    A bill to improve the environmental quality and public use and appreciation of the Missouri River and to provide additional authority to the Army Corps of Engineers to protect, enhance, and restore fish and wildlife habitat on the Missouri River.

    S. 1280

    June 24, 1999

    Boxer

    A bill to terminate the exemption of certain contractors and other entities from civil penalties for violations of nuclear safety requirements under Atomic Energy Act of 1954.

    S. 1305

    June 30, 1999

    Thomas

    A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to improve the process for listing, recovery planning, and delisting.

    S. 1311

    June 30, 1999

    Murkowski

    A bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish an eleventh region of the Environmental Protection Agency, comprised solely of the State of Alaska.

    S. 1323

    July 1, 1999

    McConnell

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

    S. 1325

    July 1, 1999

    Frist

    A bill to amend the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 to add Hickman, Lawrence, Lewis, Perry and Wayne counties, Tennessee, to the Appalachian region.

    S. 1356

    July 13, 1999

    Moynihan

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

    S. 1398

    July 20, 1999

    Helms

    A bill to clarify certain boundaries on maps relating to the Coastal Barriers Resources System.

    S. 1405

    July 20, 1999

    Warner

    A bill to amend the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Authority Act of 1995 to provide an authorization of contract authority for fiscal years 2004 through 2007.

    S. 1470

    July 30, 1999

    Lautenberg

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to ensure that adequate actions are taken to detect, prevent, and minimize the consequences of accidental releases that result from criminal activity that may cause substantial harm to public health, safety, and the environment.

    S. 1528

    August 5, 1999

    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. 1537

    August 5, 1999

    Chafee

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

    S. 1567

    September 8, 1999

    Coverdell

    A bill to designate the United States Courthouse located at 223 Broad Street in Albany, Georgia, as the "C.B. King United States Courthouse."

    S. 1595

    September 16, 1999

    Kyl

    A bill to designate the United States Courthouse at 401 West Washington Street in Phoenix, Arizona, as the "Sandra Day O'Connor United States Courthouse."

    S. 1621

    September 22, 1999

    Landrieu

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize funding to carry out certain water quality projects for Lake Ponchartrain Basin, Louisiana.

    S. 1622

    September 22, 1999

    Lincoln

    A bill to provide economic, planning, and coordination assistance needed for the development of the lower Mississippi River region.

    S. 1627

    September 23, 1999

    Inhofe

    A bill to extend the authority of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to collect fees through 2004.

    S. 1632

    September 23, 1999

    Lieberman

    A bill to extend the authorization of appropriations for activities at Long Island Sound.

    S. 1647

    September 28, 1999

    Coverdell

    A bill to amend the National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 to remove a restriction on the eligibility of certain activities for funding from the Highway Trust Fund.

    S. 1652

    September 28, 1999

    Chafee

    A bill to designate the Old Executive Office Building located at 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, in Washington, District of Columbia, as the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building.

    S. 1653

    September 28, 1999

    Chafee

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

    S. 1691

    October 5, 1999

    Inhofe

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

    S. 1699

    October 6, 1999

    Voinovich

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize appropriations for State water pollution control revolving funds.

    S. 1706

    October 7, 1999

    Hutchison

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to exclude from stormwater regulation certain areas and activities, and to improve the regulation and limit the liability of local governments concerning co-permitting and the implementation of control measures.

    S. 1730

    October 14, 1999

    Chafee

    An original bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide that certain environmental reports shall continue to be required to be submitted.

    S. 1731

    October 14, 1999

    Chafee

    An original bill to amend the Clean Air Act to provide that certain environmental reports shall continue to be required to be submitted.

    S. 1743

    October 18, 1999

    Cleland

    A bill to amend the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century to authorize the State of Georgia to participate in the State infrastructure bank pilot program.

    S. 1744

    October 18, 1999

    Chafee

    An original bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide that certain species conservation reports shall continue to be submitted.

    S. 1752

    October 20, 1999

    Chafee

    A bill to reauthorize and amend the Coastal Barrier Resources Act.

    S. 1786

    October 26, 1999

    Lautenberg

    A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to establish a grant program for assisting small business and agricultural enterprises in meeting disaster-related expenses.

    S. 1787

    October 26, 1999

    Baucus

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to improve water quality on abandoned or inactive mined land.

    S. 1793

    October 26, 1999

    Domenici

    A bill to ensure that there will be adequate funding for the decommissioning of nuclear power facilities.

    S. 1794

    October 26, 1999

    Thomas

    A bill to designate the Federal courthouse at 145 East Simpson Avenue in Jackson, Wyoming, as the "Clifford P. Hansen Federal Courthouse."

    S. 1862

    November 4, 1999

    Jeffords

    A bill entitled "Vermont Infrastructure Bank Program."

    S. 1886

    November 9, 1999

    Inhofe

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to permit the Governor of a State to waive the oxygen content requirement for reformulated gasoline, to encourage development of voluntary standards to prevent and control releases of methyl tertiary butyl ether from underground storage tanks.

    S. 1896

    November 9, 1999

    Leahy

    A bill to amend the Public Buildings Act of 1959 to give first priority to the location of Federal facilities in central business areas.

    S. 1899

    November 10, 1999

    Campbell

    A bill to redesignate the Federal Emergency Management Agency as the "Federal Fire and Emergency Management Agency", and to amend the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 to authorize the Director of the Federal Fire and Emergency Management Agency to make grants to local fire departments for the purpose of protecting the public and firefighting personnel against fire and fire-related hazards.

    S. 1915

    November 10, 1999

    Jeffords

    A bill to enhance the services provided by the Environmental Protection Agency to small communities that are attempting to comply with national, State, and local environmental regulations.

    S. 1945

    November 17, 1999

    Bond

    A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to require consideration under the congestion mitigation and air quality improvement program of the extent to which a proposed project or program reduces sulfur or atmospheric carbon emissions, to make renewable fuel projects eligible under that program.

    S. 1946

    November 17, 1999

    Inhofe

    A bill to amend the National Environmental Education Act to redesignate that Act as the "John H. Chafee Environmental Education Act", to establish the John H. Chafee Memorial Fellowship Program, to extend the programs under that Act.

    S. 1990

    November 19, 1999

    Boxer

    A bill to designate the Federal building located at 501 I Street in Sacramento, California, as the "Joe Serna, Jr. United States Courthouse and Federal Building".

    S. 2016

    January 31, 2000

    Domenici

    A bill to authorize appropriations for, and to improve the operation of, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

    S. 2027

    February 3, 2000

    Burns

    A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Army to design and construct a warm water fish hatchery at Fort Peck Lake, Montana.

    S. 2041

    February 8, 2000

    Lincoln

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to exempt discharges from certain silvicultrual activities from permit requirements of the national pollutant discharge elimination system.

    S. 2088

    February 23, 2000

    Cleland

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act and titles 23 and 49, United States Code, to provide for continued authorization of funding of transportation projects after a lapse in transportation conformity.

    S. 2093

    February 24, 2000

    Domenici

    A bill to amend the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century to ensure that full obligation authority is provided for the Indian reservation roads program.

    S. 2139

    March 2, 2000

    Hutchinson

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to exempt agricultural stormwater and silviculture operation discharges from the requirement for a permit under the pollutant discharge elimination system.

    S. 2216

    March 8, 2000

    Campbell

    A bill to direct the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to require, as a condition of any financial assistance provided by the Agency on a nonemergency basis for a construction project, that products used in the project be produced in the United States.

    S. 2228

    March 9, 2000

    Murray

    A bill to require the Secretary of the Army to conduct studies and to carry out ecosystem restoration and other protective measures within Puget Sound, Washington, and adjacent waters.

    S. 2233

    March 9, 2000

    Fitzgerald

    A bill to prohibit the use of, and provide for remediation of water contaminated by, methyl tertiary butyl ether.

    S. 2260

    March 21, 2000

    Coverdell

    A bill to allow property owners to maintain existing structures designed for human habitation at Lake Sidney Lanier, Georgia.

    S. 2370

    April 6, 2000

    Schumer

    A bill to designate the Federal Building located at 500 Pearl Street in New York City, New York, as the "Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse".

    S. 2278

    March 23, 2000

    Lincoln

    A bill to reauthorize the Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program Act of 1994.

    S. 2291

    March 23, 2000

    Daschle

    A bill to provide assistance for efforts to improve conservation of, recreation in, erosion control of, and maintenance of fish and wildlife habitat of the Missouri River in the State of South Dakota.

    S. 2292

    March 23, 2000

    Inhofe

    A bill to amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to renew the authority of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to indemnify its licensees.

    S. 2296

    March 27, 2000

    Crapo

    A bill to provide grants for special environmental assistance for the regulation of communities and habitat (SEARCH) to small communities.

    S. 2297

    March 27, 2000

    Crapo

    A bill to reauthorize the Water Resources Research Act of 1984.

    S. 2309

    March 28, 2000

    Daschle

    A bill to establish a commission to assess the performance of the performance of the civil works function of the Secretary of the Army.

    S. 2335

    March 30, 2000

    Lincoln Chafee

    A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Army to carry out a program to provide assistance in the remediation and restoration of brownfields.

    S. 2362

    April 5, 2000

    Voinovich

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to consider risk assessments and cost-benefit analyses as part of the process of establishing a new or revised air quality standard.

    S. 2368

    April 6, 2000

    Frist

    A bill to authorize studies on water supply management and development.

    S. 2370

    April 6, 2000

    Schumer

    A bill to designate the Federal Building located at 500 Pearl Street in New York City, New York, as the "Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse".

    S. 2384

    April 11, 2000

    Torricelli

    A bill to direct the Secretary of Transportation to require the use of dredged material in the construction of federally funded transportation projects.

    S. 2385

    April 11, 2000

    Torricelli

    A bill to direct the Secretary of the Army to establish a program to market dredged material.

    S. 2389

    April 11, 2000

    Roth

    A bill to provide additional assistance for fire and emergency services.

    S. 2416

    April 13, 2000

    Ashcroft

    A bill to designate the Federal building located at 2201 C Street, Northwest, in the District of Columbia, which serves as headquarters for the Department of State, as the "Harry S. Truman Federal Building".

    S. 2417

    April 13, 2000

    Crapo

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to increase funding for State nonpoint source pollution control programs.

    S. 2433

    April 13, 2000

    Landrieu

    A bill to establish the Red River National Wildlife Refuge.

    S. 2437

    April 13, 2000

    Smith, NH

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

    S. 2441

    April 13, 2000

    Bond

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to establish a program for fisheries habitat protection, restoration, and enhancement.

    S. 2462

    April 25, 2000

    Landrieu

    A bill to provide for the establishment of the Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.

    S. 2472

    April 26, 2000

    Shelby

    A bill to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to restore certain penalties under the Act.

    S. 2503

    May 4, 2000

    Daschle

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to authorize States to regulate harmful fuel additives and to require fuel to contain fuel made from renewable sources, 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 out cooperative agreements for undertaking corrective action and for enforcement of subtitle I of that Act.

    S. 2504

    May 4, 2000

    Craig

    A bill to amend title VI of the Clean Air Act with respect to the phase-out schedule for methyl bromide.

    S. 2543

    May 11, 2000

    Jeffords

    A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to include airplane and rail accidents within the meaning of the term "major disaster".

    S. 2546

    May 11, 2000

    Bond

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to prohibit the use of methyl tertiary butyl ether, to provide flexibility within the oxygenate requirement of the reformulated gasoline program of the Environmental Protection Agency, to promote the use of renewable ethanol.

    S. 2570

    May 16, 2000

    Frist

    A bill to provide for the fair and equitable treatment of the Tennessee Valley Authority and its ratepayers in the event of restructuring of the electric utility industry.

    S. 2590

    May 18, 2000

    Voinovich

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

    S. 2609

    May 23, 2000

    Craig

    A bill to amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act and the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act to enhance the funds available for grants to States for fish and wildlife conservation projects, and to increase opportunities for recreational hunting, bow hunting, trapping, archery, and fishing, by eliminating chances for waste, fraud, abuse, mal-administration, and unauthorized expenditures for administration and implementation of those Acts.

    S. 2634

    May 25, 2000

    Bond

    A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to provide liability relief to small businesses.

    S. 2683

    June 6, 2000

    Snowe

    A bill to de-authorize a portion of the project for navigation, Kennebunk River, Maine.

    S. 2684

    June 6, 2000

    Snowe

    A bill to re-designate and re-authorize as anchorage certain portions of the project for navigation, Narraguagus River, Millbridge, Maine.

    S. 2700

    June 8, 2000

    Lincoln Chafee

    A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to promote the cleanup and reuse of brownfields, to provide financial assistance for brownfields revitalization, to enhance State response programs.

    S. 2704

    June 8, 2000

    Kerrey

    A bill to provide additional authority to the Army Corps of Engineers to protect, enhance, and restore fish and wildlife habitat on the Missouri River and to improve the environmental quality and public use and appreciation of the Missouri River.

    S. 2711

    June 12, 2000

    Graham

    A bill to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to make grants to the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority and other appropriate agencies for the purpose of improving water quality throughout the marine ecosystem of the Florida Keys.

    S. 2723

    June 13, 2000

    Inhofe

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to permit the Governor of a State to waive oxygen content requirement for reformulated gasoline, to encourage development of voluntary standards to prevent and control releases of methyl tertiary butyl ether from underground storage tanks, to establish a program to phase out the use of methyl tertiary butyl ether.

    S. 2724

    June 13, 2000

    Jeffords

    A bill to direct the Secretary of the Army to carry out an assessment of State, municipal, and private dams in the State of Vermont and to make modifications to the dams.

    S. 2736

    June 15, 2000

    Domenici

    A bill to provide compensation for victims of the fire initiated by the National Park Service at Bandelier National Monument, New Mexico.

    S. 2750

    June 19, 2000

    Reid

    A bill to direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Secretary of the Army, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Secretary of the Interior to participate constructively in the implementation of the Las Vegas Wash Wetland Restoration and Lake Mead Water Quality Improvement Project, Nevada.

    S. 2756

    June 21, 2000

    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 damage resulting from violations of that Act.

    S. 2796

    June 28, 2000

    Voinovich

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

    S. 2797

    June 28, 2000

    Smith, NH

    A bill to authorize a comprehensive Everglades restoration plan.

    S. 2800

    June 28, 2000

    Lautenberg

    A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish an integrated environmental reporting system.

    S. 2847

    July 11, 2000

    Abraham

    A bill to modify the River and Harbor Act of 1886 to authorize Corps of Engineer authority over an extended portion of the Clinton River.

    S. 2878

    July 17, 2000

    Smith, NH

    A bill to commemorate the centennial of the establishment of the first national wildlife refuge in the United States on March 14, 1903.

    S. 2880

    July 17, 2000

    Conrad

    A bill to provide construction assistance for a project for a water transmission line from the Missouri River to the city of Williston, North Dakota.

    S. 2892

    July 19, 2000

    Schumer

    A bill to designate the Federal building located at 158-15 Liberty Avenue in Jamaica, Queens, New York, as the "Floyd H. Flake Federal Building".

    S. 2921

    July 25, 2000

    McCain

    A bill to provide for management and leadership training, the provision of assistance and resources for policy analysis, and other appropriate activities in the training of Native American and Alaska Native professionals in health care and public policy.

    S. 2934

    July 26, 2000

    Torricelli

    A bill to provide for the assessment of an increased civil penalty in a case in which a person or entity that is the subject of a civil environmental enforcement action has previously violated an environmental law or in a case in which a violation of an environmental law results in a catastrophic event.

    S. 2944

    July 27, 2000

    Breaux

    A bill to clarify that certain penalties provided for in the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 are the exclusive criminal penalties for any action or activity that may arise or occur in connection with certain discharges of oil or a hazardous substance.

    S. 2948

    July 27, 2000

    Inhofe

    A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to establish a program for wetland mitigation banking.

    S. 2962

    July 27, 2000

    Smith, NH

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to address problems concerning methyl tertiary butyl ether.

    S. 2971

    July 27, 2000

    Harkin

    A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to phase out the use of methyl tertiary butyl ether in fuels or fuel additives, to promote the use of renewable fuels.

    S. 3032

    September 12, 2000

    Smith, NH

    A bill to reauthorize the Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program Act of 1994.

    S. 3036

    September 12, 2000

    Torricelli

    A bill to assure that recreation and other economic benefits are accorded the same weight as hurricane and storm damage reduction benefits as well as environmental restoration benefits.

    S. 3109

    September 26, 2000

    Murray

    A bill to designate the United States courthouse located at 1010 Fifth Avenue in Seattle, Washington, as the "William Kenzo Nakamura United States Courthouse".

    S. 3140

    September 28, 2000

    McConnell

    A bill to transfer administrative jurisdiction over land of the Tennessee Valley Authority within the Daniel Boone National Forest to the Secretary of Agriculture and compensate the Authority for the transfer.

    S. 3156

    October 3, 2000

    Lautenberg

    A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to ensure the recovery of the declining biological diversity of the United States, to reaffirm and strengthen the commitment of the United States to protect wildlife, to safeguard the economic and ecological future of children of the United States, and to provide certainty to local governments, communities, and individuals in their planning and economic development efforts.

    S. 3195

    October 12, 2000

    Moynihan

    A bill to establish the United States Open Society Commission.

    S. 3218

    October 18, 2000

    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.


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    EPW Legislative Calendar, 106th Congress

    Number Date of Referral to EPW House Sponsor Bill Title

    H.R. 34

    November 19, 1999

    Goss

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

    H.R. 92

    February 24, 1999

    Coble

    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. 118

    May 5, 1999

    Doggett

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

    H.R. 130

    March 24, 1999

    Engel

    To designate the United States Courthouse located at 40 Centre Street in New York, New York as the "Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse."

    H.R. 158

    February 24, 1999

    Hill

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

    H.R. 233

    February 24, 1999

    Reyes

    To designate the Federal building located at 700 East San Antonio Street in El Paso, Texas, as the "Richard C. White Federal Building".

    H.R. 396

    February 24, 1999

    Miller, of Calif.

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

    H.R. 560

    May 5, 1999

    Romero-Barcelo

    To designate the Federal building located at 300 Recinto Sur Street in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, as the "Jose V. Toledo United States Post Office and Courthouse".

    H.R. 673

    May 8, 2000

    Deutsch

    To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to make grants to the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority and other appropriate agencies for the purpose of improving water quality throughout the marine ecosystem of the Florida Keys.

    H.R. 686

    May 5, 1999

    Ortiz

    To designate a United States courthouse in Brownsville, Texas, as the "Garza-Vela United States Courthouse".

    H.R. 707

    March 4, 1999

    Fowler.

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

    H.R. 751

    March 24, 1999

    Toomey

    To designate the Federal buildiing and United States courthouse located at 504 Hamilton Street in Allentown, Pennsylvania as the "Edward N. Cahn Federal Building and United States Courthouse."

    H.R. 910

    March 29, 2000

    Dreier

    An act to authorize the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers and in coordination with other Federal agency heads, to participate in the funding and implementation of a balanced, long-term solution to the problems of groundwater contamination, water supply, and reliability affecting the San Gabriel groundwater basin in California.

    H.R. 911

    Apr. 15, 1999

    Etheridge

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

    H.R. 999

    April 22, 1999

    Bilbray

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

    H.R. 1106

    May 8, 2000

    Thurman

    An act to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to make grants to State agencies with responsibility for water source development for the purpose of maximizing available water supply and protecting the environment through the development of alternative water sources.

    H.R. 1121

    May 5, 1999

    Collins

    To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 18 Greenville Street in Newnan, Georgia, as the "Lewis R. Morgan Federal Building and United States Courthouse".

    H.R. 1162

    May 5, 1999

    Lewis, of KY

    To designate the bridge on United States Route 231 that crosses the Ohio River between Maceo, Kentucky, and Rockport, Indiana, as the "William H. Natcher Bridge".

    H.R. 1237

    May 9, 2000

    Saxton

    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 and management plan, to reauthorize appropriations to carry out the program.

    H.R. 1279

    March 29, 2000

    Bennie Thompson

    To designate the Federal building and United States post office located at 236 Sharkey Street in Clarksdale, Mississippi, as the "Aaron E. Henry Federal Building and United States Post Office".

    H.R. 1359

    April 4, 2000

    Traficant

    An act to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse to be constructed at 10 East Commerce Street in Youngstown, Ohio, as the "Frank J. Battisti and Nathaniel R. Jones Federal Building and United States Courthouse".

    H.R. 1405

    May 4, 2000

    Brown of OH

    To designate the Federal building located at 143 West Liberty Street, Medina, Ohio, as the "Donald J. Pease Federal Building".

    H.R. 1431

    September 22, 1999

    Saxton

    To reauthorize and amend the Coastal Barrier Resources Act.

    H.R. 1480

    May 4, 1999

    Shuster

    To provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the United States Army Corps of Engineers to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States.

    H.R. 1605

    April 4, 2000

    Hutchinson

    To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 402 North Walnut Street in Harrison, Arkansas, as the "J. Smith Henley Federal Building and United States Courthouse".

    H.R. 1729

    May 4, 2000

    Goode

    To designate the Federal facility located at 1301 Emmet Street in Charlottesville, Virginia, as the "Pamela B. Gwin Hall".

    H.R. 1775

    September 13, 2000

    Gilchrest

    To catalyze restoration of estuary habitat through more efficient financing of projects and enhanced coordination of Federal and non-Federal restoration programs.

    H.R. 1901

    May 4, 2000

    Traficant

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

    H.R. 1959

    July 21, 2000

    Gonzales

    To designate the Federal building located at 743 East Durango Boulevard in San Antonio, Texas, as the "Adrian A. Spears Judicial Training Center".

    H.R. 2328

    April 13, 2000

    Sweeney

    To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the Clean Lakes Program.

    H.R. 2412

    March 29, 2000

    Souder

    To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 South Harrison Street in Fort Wayne, Indiana, as the "E. Ross Adair Federal Building and United States Courthouse".

    H.R. 2454

    August 3, 1999

    Saxton

    To assure the long-term conservation of mid-continent light geese and the biological diversity of the ecosystem upon which many North American migratory birds depend, by directing the Secretary of the Interior to implement rules to reduce the overabundant population of mid-continent light geese.

    H.R. 2496

    October 27, 1999

    Ortiz

    To reauthorize the Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program Act of 1994.

    H.R. 2724

    September 8, 1999

    Shuster

    To make technical corrections to the Water Resources Development Act of 1999.

    H.R. 2821

    October 19, 1999

    Dingell

    To amend the North American Wetlands Conservation Act to provide for appointment of 2 additional members of the North American Wetlands Conservation Council.

    H.R. 2957

    May 4, 2000

    Vitter

    To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize funding to carry out certain water quality restoration projects for Lake Pontchartrain Basin, Louisiana.

    H.R. 3176

    June 8, 2000

    Mink

    To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study to determine ways of restoring the natural wetlands conditions in the Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii.

    H.R. 3292

    June 20, 2000

    Baker

    To provide for the establishment of the Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.

    H.R. 3378

    September 13, 2000

    Bilbray

    To authorize certain actions to address the comprehensive treatment of sewage emanating from the Tijuana River in order to substantially reduce river and ocean pollution in the San Diego border region.

    H.R. 3639

    May 24, 2000

    Skelton

    To designate the Federal building located at 2201 C Street, Northwest, in the District of Columbia, currently headquarters for the Department of State, as the "Harry S. Truman Federal Building.

    H.R. 3671

    April 6, 2000

    Young, AK

    To amend the Acts popularly known as the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act and the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act to enhance the funds available for grants to States for fish and wildlife conservation projects and increase opportunities for recreational hunting, bow hunting, trapping, archery, and fishing, by eliminating opportunities for waste, fraud, abuse, maladministration, and unauthorized expenditures for administration and execution of those Act.

    H.R. 4104

    September 13, 2000

    Taylor, MS

    To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize funding to carry out certain water quality and barrier island restoration projects for the Mississippi Sound.

    H.R. 4132

    July 11, 2000

    Doolittle

    An act to reauthorize grants for water resources research and technology institutes established under the Water Resources Research Act of 1984.

    H.R. 4210

    July 26, 2000

    Fowler

    To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide for improved Federal efforts to prepare for and respond to terrorist attacks.

    H.R. 4286

    July 11, 2000

    Bachus

    An act to provide for the establishment of the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge in Bibb County, Alabama.

    H.R. 4318

    September 13, 2000

    McCrery

    To establish the Red River National Wildlife Refuge.

    H.R. 4320

    July 26, 2000

    Miller, CA

    To assist in the conservation of great apes by supporting and providing financial resources for the conservation programs of countries within the range of great apes and projects of persons with demonstrated expertise in the conservation of great apes.

    H.R. 4442

    July 12, 2000

    Saxton

    An act to establish a commission to promote awareness of the National Wildlife Refuge System among the American public as the System celebrates its centennial anniversary in 2003.

    H.R. 4519

    September 27, 2000

    Franks, NJ

    To amend the Public Buildings Act of 1959 concerning the safety and security of children enrolled in childcare facilities located in public buildings under the control of the General Services Administration.

    H.R. 4806

    July 26, 2000

    Aderholt

    To designate the Federal building located at 1710 Alabama Avenue in Jasper, Alabama, as the "Carl Elliott Federal Building".

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