Hearings and Business Meetings

366 Dirksen 09:30 AM

The business meeting will be held on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

The purpose of the business meeting is to consider pending legislation and Subcommittee Assignments for Senator Strange.

  1. S.35, a bill to transfer administrative jurisdiction over certain Bureau of Land Management land from the Secretary of the Interior to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for inclusion in the Black Hills National Cemetery, and for other purposes. (Mr. Thune)
  2. S.55/H.R. 46, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of Fort Ontario in the State of New York. (Ms. Gillibrand/Mr. Katko)
  3. S.97, a bill to enable civilian research and development of advanced nuclear energy technologies by private and public institutions, to expand theoretical and practical knowledge of nuclear physics, chemistry, and materials science, and for other purposes. (Mr. Crapo)
    • Passed by voice vote

  4. S.99, a bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating the President James K. Polk Home in Columbia, Tennessee, as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes. (Mr. Alexander)
    • Passed by voice vote

  5. S.117, a bill to designate a mountain peak in the State of Montana as `Alex Diekmann Peak.’ (Mr. Daines)
  6. S.131, a bill to provide for the exchange of certain National Forest System land and non-Federal land in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. (Ms. Murkowski)
  7. S.167, a bill to designate a National Memorial to Fallen Educators at the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas. (Mr. Moran)
  8. S.189, a bill to modify the boundary of the Fort Scott National Historic Site in the State of Kansas, and for other purposes. (Mr. Moran)
  9. S.190, a bill to provide for consideration of the extension under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of nonapplication of No-Load Mode energy efficiency standards to certain security or life safety alarms or surveillance systems, and for other purposes. (Mr. Gardner)
    • Passed by voice vote

  10. S.199, a bill to authorize the use of the active capacity of the Fontenelle Reservoir. (Mr. Barrasso)
    • Passed by voice vote

  11. S.213, a bill to designate the wilderness within the Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in the State of Alaska as the Jay S. Hammond Wilderness Area. (Ms. Murkowski)
    • Passed by voice vote

  12. S.214, a bill to authorize the expansion of an existing hydroelectric project at Terror Lake in the State of Alaska. (Ms. Murkowski)
    • Passed by voice vote

  13. S.215, a bill to authorize the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to issue an order continuing a stay of a hydroelectric license for the Mahoney Lake hydroelectric project in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes. (Ms. Murkowski)
    • Passed by voice vote

  14. S.216, a bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to submit to Congress a report on the efforts of the Bureau of Reclamation to manage its infrastructure assets. (Mr. Barrasso)
    • Passed by voice vote

  15. S.217, a bill to amend the Denali National Park Improvement Act to clarify certain provisions relating to the natural gas pipeline authorized in the Denali National Park and Preserve. (Ms. Murkowski)
    • Passed by voice vote

  16. S.225/H.R.699, to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to modify provisions relating to certain land exchanges in the Mt. Hood Wilderness in the State of Oregon. (Mr. Wyden/Mr. Walden)
    • Passed by voice vote

  17. S.226, a bill to exclude power supply circuits, drivers, and devices designed to be connected to, and power, light-emitting diodes or organic light-emitting diodes providing illumination or ceiling fans using direct current motors from energy conservation standards for external power supplies. (Mr. Portman)
    • Passed by voice vote

  18. S.239, a bill to amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to encourage the increased use of performance contracting in Federal facilities, and for other purposes. (Mr. Gardner)
    • Passed by voice vote

  19. S.267, a bill to provide for the correction of a survey of certain land in the State of Alaska. (Mr. Sullivan)
    • Passed by voice vote

  20. S.280/H.R. 618, to authorize, direct, expedite, and facilitate a land exchange in El Paso and Teller Counties, Colorado, and for other purposes. (Mr. Gardner/Mr. Lamborn)
    • Passed by voice vote

  21. S.285/H.R. 689, to ensure adequate use and access to the existing Bolts Ditch headgate and ditch segment within the Holy Cross Wilderness in Eagle County, Colorado, and for other purposes. (Mr. Gardner/Mr. Polis)
    • Passed by voice vote

  22. S.286/H.R.698, to require a land conveyance involving the Elkhorn Ranch and the White River National Forest in the State of Colorado, and for other purposes. (Mr. Gardner/Mr.Tipton)
    • Passed by voice vote

  23. S.287, a bill to update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion in, the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. (Mr. Gardner)
    • Passed by voice vote

  24. S.289/H.R.688, a bill to adjust the boundary of the Arapaho National Forest, Colorado, and for other purposes. (Mr. Bennet/Mr. Polis)
    • Passed by voice vote

  25. S.331, a bill to remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposes. (Mr. Kaine)
    • Passed by voice vote

  26. S.346, a bill to provide for the establishment of the National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System. (Ms. Murkowski)
  27. S.363, a bill to revise the authorized route of the North Country National Scenic Trail in northeastern Minnesota and to extend the trail into Vermont to connect with the Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and for other purposes. (Ms. Klobuchar)
    • Passed by voice vote

  28. S.385, to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, and for other purposes (Mr. Portman)
    • Passed by voice vote

  29. S.392, a bill to establish the 400 Years of African-American History Commission, and for other purposes. (Mr. Kaine)
    • Passed by voice vote

  30. S.432, a bill to designate the Cerro del Yuta and Rio San Antonio Wilderness Areas in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes. (Mr. Heinrich)
    • Passed by voice vote

  31. S.466, a bill to clarify the description of certain Federal land under the Northern Arizona Land Exchange and Verde River Basin Partnership Act of 2005 (Mr. Flake)
    • Passed by voice vote

  32. S.490, a bill to reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the Gibson Dam. (Mr. Daines)
  33. S.491, a bill to reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving Clark Canyon Dam. (Mr. Daines)
  34. S.501, a bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain segments of East Rosebud Creek in Carbon County, Montana, as components of the Wild and Scenic Rivers System. (Mr. Tester)
    • Passed by voice vote

  35. S.502, a bill to modify the boundary of Voyageurs National Park in the State of Minnesota, and for other purposes. (Mr. Franken)
    • Passed by voice vote

  36. S.508, a bill to provide for the conveyance of certain Federal land in the State of Oregon, and for other purposes. (Mr. Wyden)
    • Passed by voice vote

  37. S.513, a bill to designate the Frank and Jeanne Moore Wild Steelhead Special Management Area in the State of Oregon. (Mr. Wyden)
    • Passed by voice vote

  38. S.566, a bill to withdraw certain land in Okanogan County, Washington, to protect the land, and for other purposes. (Ms. Cantwell)
    • Passed by voice vote

  39. S.590, a bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to maintain or replace certain facilities and structures for commercial recreation services at Smith Gulch in Idaho, and for other purposes. (Mr. Risch)
    • Passed by voice vote

  40. S.617, a bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain segments of the Farmington River and Salmon Brook in the State of Connecticut as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes. (Mr. Murphy)
    • Passed by voice vote

  41. S.644, a bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the Medgar Evers House, located in Jackson, Mississippi, and for other purposes. (Mr. Cochran)
  42. S.703, a bill to extend the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to carry out the Equus Beds Division of the Wichita Project (Mr. Moran)
    • Passed by voice vote

  43. S.710, a bill to reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving Jennings Randolph Dam. (Mr. Manchin)
  44. S.713, a bill to establish the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area in the State of Washington. (Ms. Cantwell)
    • Passed by voice vote
    • Joint Staff Amendments (1) and (2)

  45. S.714, a bill to amend Public Law 103-434 to authorize Phase III of the Yakima River Basin Water Basin Water Enhancement Project for the purposes of improving water management in the Yakima River basin, and for other purposes. (Ms. Cantwell)
    • Passed by voice vote

  46. S.723, a bill to reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the W. Kerr Scott Dam (Mr. Burr)
  47. S.724, a bill to a bill to modernize authorizations for necessary hydropower approvals (Ms. Murkowski)
    • Passed by voice vote

  48. S.729, a bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire approximately 44 acres of land in Martinez, California, for inclusion in the John Muir National Historic Site, and for other purposes. (Ms. Harris)
    • Passed by voice vote

  49. S.730, a bill to reinstate and extend the deadlines for commencement of construction of hydroelectric projects involving the Gathright and Flannagan Dams. (Mr. Kaine)
    • Passed by voice vote

  50. S.733, a bill to protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting, and for other purposes. (Ms. Murkowski)
    • Passed by voice vote

  51. S.734, a bill to a bill to reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the Cannonsville Dam. (Ms. Gillibrand)
    • Passed by voice vote

  52. H.R.88, an Act to modify the boundary of the Shiloh National Military Park located in Tennessee and Mississippi, to establish Parker's Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System, and for other purposes. (Ms. Blackburn)
  53. H.R.267, an Act to redesignate the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the State of Georgia, and for other purposes. (Mr. Lewis)
    • Passed by voice vote

  54. H.R.381, an Act to designate a mountain in the John Muir Wilderness of the Sierra National Forest as “Sky Point.” (Mr. McClintock)
    • Passed by voice vote

  55. H.R.494, an Act to expand the boundary of Fort Frederica National Monument in the State of Georgia, and for other purposes. (Mr. Carter)
  56. H.R.538, an Act to redesignate Ocmulgee National Monument in the State of Georgia and revise its boundary, and for other purposes. (Mr. Bishop)
  57. H.R.558, an Act to adjust the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to include the Wallis House and Harriston Hill, and for other purposes. (Mr. Loudermilk)
  58. H.R.560, an Act to amend the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Improvement Act to provide access to certain vehicles serving residents of municipalities adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, and for other purposes. (Mr. Marino)
    • Passed by voice vote

  59. H.R.863, an Act to facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes. (Mr. Larson)
    • Passed by voice vote

  60. Subcommittee Assignments for Senator Strange
    • Agreed to

 

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