Business Meeting to Consider Pending Legislation

December 12, 2019
10:30 AM
366 Dirksen Senate Office Building

The business meeting will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m. EST in Room 366 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

The purpose of the business meeting is to consider pending legislation.

The business meeting will be webcast live on the committee’s website, and an archived video will be available shortly after it concludes. 

Agenda Item 1:  S. 225, a bill to provide for partnerships among State and local governments, regional entities, and the private sector to preserve, conserve, and enhance the visitor experience at nationally significant battlefields of the American Revolution, War of 1812, and Civil War, and for other purposes. (Sen. Isakson, R-GA)

Agenda Item 3: S. 258, a bill to prohibit oil and gas leasing on the National Forest System land in the Ruby Mountains Ranger District located in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Elko and White Pine Counties, Nevada, and for other purposes. (Sen. Cortez Masto, D-NV)

Agenda Item 4:  S. 298, a bill to establish the Springfield Race Riot National Historic Monument in the State of Illinois, and for other purposes. (Sen. Duckworth, D-IL)

Agenda Item 5:  S. 327, a bill to amend the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to provide for a lifetime National Recreational Pass for any veteran with a service-connected disability. (Sen. Shaheen, D-NH)

Agenda Item 6:  S. 389, a bill to authorize the Society of the First Infantry Division to make modifications to the First Division Monument located on Federal land in Presidential Park in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. (Sen. Moran, R-KS)

Agenda Item 7:  S. 430, a bill to extend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000. (Sen. Crapo, R-ID)

Agenda Item 8:  S. 434, a bill to provide for a report on the maintenance of Federal land holdings under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Interior. (Sen. Braun, R-IN)

Agenda Item 9:  S. 490, a bill to designate a mountain ridge in the State of Montana as ‘B-47 Ridge.’ (Sen. Daines, R-MT)

Agenda Item 11: S. 526, a bill to withdraw certain Bureau of Land Management land from mineral development. (Sen. Heinrich, D-NM)

Agenda Item 12: S. 641, a bill to update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion in, the Yucca House National Monument. (Sen. Gardner, R-CO)

Agenda Item 13:  S. 774, a bill to adjust the boundary of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area to include the Rim of the Valley Corridor, and for other purposes. (Sen. Feinstein, D-CA)

Agenda Item 14:  S. 1152, a bill to provide for the transfer of administrative jurisdiction over certain parcels of Federal land in Arlington, Virginia, and for other purposes. (Sen. Boozman, R-AR)

Agenda Item 15:  S. 1262, a bill to designate certain land administered by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service in the State of Oregon as wilderness and national recreation areas, to withdraw certain land located in Curry County and Josephine County, Oregon, from all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws, location, entry, and patent under the mining laws, and operation under the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws, and for other purposes. (Sen. Wyden, D-OR)

Agenda Item 16:  S. 1890, a bill to provide for grants for energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy improvements at public school facilities. (Sen. Cortez Masto, D-NV)

  • Passed by voice vote (Sen. Lee recorded as no)

Agenda Item 17:  S. 2108, a bill to amend section 6903 of title 31, United States Code, to provide for additional population tiers, and for other purposes. (Sen. Daines, R-MT)

  • Passed by voice vote (Sens. Manchin and Stabenow recorded as no)

Agenda Item 18:  S. 2393, a bill to promote a 21st century energy workforce, and for other purposes. (Sen. Heinrich, D-NM)

Agenda Item 19:  S. 2399, a bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to improve State loan eligibility for projects for innovative technology. (Sen. Murkowski, R-Alaska)

Agenda Item 20:  S. 2660, a bill to establish a grant program for wind energy research, development, and demonstration, and for other purposes. (Sen. Smith, D-MN)

Agenda Item 22:  H.R. 617, a bill to authorize the Department of Energy to conduct collaborative research with the Department of Veterans Affairs in order to improve healthcare services for veterans in the United States, and for other purposes. (Rep. Norman, R-SC-5)

  • Passed by voice vote (Sen. Lee recorded as no)


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