Hearings and Business Meetings

366 Dirksen Senate Office Building 10:00 AM

The business meeting will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. EDT in Room 366 of the  Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

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

Agenda Item 1: S. 436, a bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to retire coal preference right lease applications for which the Secretary has made an affirmative commercial quantities determination, to substitute certain land selections of the Navajo Nation, to designate certain wilderness areas, and for other purposes. (Sen. Heinrich, D-NM)

Agenda Item 2: S. 440, a bill to establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain Federal property around the Dickinson Reservoir in the State of North Dakota. (Sen. Hoeven, R-ND)

Agenda Item 3: S. 612/H.R. 1547, a bill to provide for the unencumbering of title to non-Federal land owned by the city of Tucson, Arizona, for purposes of economic development by conveyance of the Federal reversionary interest to the City. (Sen. Flake, R-AZ/Rep. McSally, R-AZ-2)

  • Passed  by voice vote

Agenda Item 4: S. 930, a bill to require the Administrator of the Western Area Power Administration to establish a pilot project to provide increased transparency for customers, and for other purposes. (Sen. Flake, R-AZ)

Agenda Item 7: S. 1030, a bill to require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to submit to Congress a report on certain hydropower projects. (Sen. King, I-ME)

Agenda Item 8: S. 1142, a bill to extend the deadline for commencement of construction of certain hydroelectric projects. (Sen. Cassidy, R-LA)

Agenda Item 11: S. 1459, a bill to establish Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Park in the State of South Carolina, and for other purposes. (Sen. Scott, R-SC)

Agenda Item 13: S. 1573, a bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to place signage on Federal land along the trail known as the “American Discovery Trail,” and for other purposes. (Sen. Coons, D-DE)

Agenda Item 14: S. 1645, a bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of P.S. 103 in West Baltimore, Maryland, and for other purposes. (Sen. Cardin, D-MD)

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

Agenda Item 15: S. 1646, a bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of President Station in Baltimore, Maryland, and for other purposes. (Sen. Cardin, D-MD)

Agenda Item 16: S. 2074, a bill to establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain Federal property around the Jamestown Reservoir in the State of North Dakota, and for other purposes. (Sen. Hoeven, R-ND)

Agenda Item 17: S. 2102/H.R. 4266, a bill to clarify the boundary of Acadia National Park, and for other purposes. (Sen. King, I-ME/Rep. Poliquin, R-ME-2)

Agenda Item 18: S. 2218/H.R.4609, a bill to provide for the conveyance of a Forest Service site in Dolores County, Colorado, to be used for a fire station (Sen. Bennet, D-CO/Rep. Tipton, R-CO-3)

  • Passed  by voice vote

Agenda Item 20: S. 2857, a bill to designate a National Nordic Museum in Washington State. (Sen. Cantwell, D-WA)

  • Passed  by voice vote

Agenda Item 21: H.R. 497, a bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal lands in San Bernardino County, California, to the San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District, and to accept in return certain exchanged non-Federal lands, and for other purposes. (Rep. Cook, R-CA-8)

  • Passed  by voice vote

Agenda Item 22: H.R. 965, a bill to redesignate the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site as the `Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park,' and for other purposes. (Rep. Kuster, D-NH-2)

  • Passed  by voice vote

Agenda Item 23: H.R. 995, a bill to direct the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to modernize terms in certain regulations. (Rep. Jeffries, D-NY-8)

Agenda Item 24: H.R. 1900, a bill to designate the Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus, Ohio, as the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, and for other purposes. (Rep. Stivers, R-OH-15)

  • Passed  by voice vote

Agenda Item 25: H.R. 2582, a bill to authorize the State of Utah to select certain lands that are available for disposal under the Pony Express Resource Management Plan to be used for the support and benefit of State institutions, and for other purposes. (Rep. Love, R-UT-4)

  • Passed  by voice vote

Agenda Item 26: H.R. 2768, a bill to designate certain mountain peaks in the State of Colorado as “Fowler Peak” and “Boskoff Peak.” (Rep. Tipton, R-CO-3)

  • Passed  by voice vote

Agenda Item 27: H.R. 2786, a bill to amend the Federal Power Act with respect to the criteria and process to qualify as a qualifying conduit hydropower facility. (Rep. Hudson, R-NC-8)

Agenda Item 28: H.R. 2897, a bill to authorize the Mayor of the District of Columbia and the Director of the National Park Service to enter into cooperative management agreements for the operation, maintenance, and management of units of the National Park System in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. (Rep. Norton, D-DC-At Large)

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