Hearings and Business Meetings

366 Dirksen 09:30 AM

The business meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 366 Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC.

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

  • H.R. 1289. To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain land in Martinez, California, for inclusion in the John Muir National Historic Site, and for other purposes. (Mr. DeSaulnier)
    • Approved by voice vote
  • S. 718. To modify the boundary of Petersburg National Battlefield in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and for other purposes (as modified). (Mr. Warner)
  • S. 815. To provide for the conveyance of certain Federal land in the State of Oregon to the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians (as modified). (Mr. Wyden)
  • S. 1007. To amend the Dayton Aviation Heritage Preservation Act of 1992 to rename a site of the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park (as modified). (Mr. Portman)
  • S. 1167. To modify the boundaries of the Pole Creek Wilderness, the Owyhee River Wilderness, and the North Fork Owyhee Wilderness and to authorize the continued use of motorized vehicles for livestock monitoring, herding, and grazing in certain wilderness areas in the State of Idaho (as modified). (Mr. Crapo)
  • H.R. 2288. To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposes. (Mr. Goodlatte).
    • Approved by voice vote
  • S. 1448. To designate the Frank Moore Wild Steelhead Sanctuary in the State of Oregon (as modified). (Mr. Wyden)
    • Approved by voice vote
    • Joint Staff Amendments (here and here)
  • S. 1577. 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 (as modified). (Mr. Tester)
  • S. 1623. To establish the Maritime Washington National Heritage Area in the State of Washington, and for other purposes (as modified). (Ms. Cantwell)
  • S. 1662. To include Livingston County, the city of Jonesboro in Union County, and the city of Freeport in Stephenson County, Illinois, to the Lincoln National Heritage Area, and for other purposes. (Mr. Kirk)
    • Approved by voice vote
  • S. 1690. To establish the Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Area in the State of Washington (as modified ). (Ms. Cantwell)
  • S. 1696. To redesignate the Ocmulgee National Monument in the State of Georgia, to revise the boundary of that monument, and for other purposes (as modified). (Mr. Isakson)
  • S. 1777. To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act 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 (as modified). (Mr. Risch)
    • Approved by voice vote
    • Joint Staff Amendment (here and here)
  • S. 1930. To adjust the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park to include the Wallis House and Harriston Hill, and for other purposes. (Mr. Isakson)
    • Approved by voice vote
  • S. 1943. To modify the boundary of the Shiloh National Military Park located in the States of Tennessee and Mississippi, to establish Parker's Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System, and for other purposes (as modified). (Mr. Alexander)
  • S. 2018. To convey, without consideration, the reversionary interests of the United States in and to certain non-Federal land in Glennallen, Alaska. (Ms. Murkowski)
    • Approved by voice vote
  • S. 2087. To modify the boundary of the Fort Scott National Historic Site in the State of Kansas, and for other purposes. (as modified). (Mr. Moran)
  • S. 2177/ H.R. 959. 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/Mr. Thompson)
    • Approved by voice vote
  • S. 2223. 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 (as modified). (Mr. Thune)
  • S. 2309. To amend title 54, United States Code, to establish within the National Park Service the U.S. Civil Rights Network, and for other purposes (as modified). (Mr. Brown)
    • Approved by voice vote
    • Joint Staff Amendment (here and here)
  • S. 2360. To improve the administration of certain programs in the insular areas, and for other purposes (as modified). (Ms. Murkowski)
  • S. 2383. To withdraw certain Bureau of Land Management land in the State of Utah from all forms of public appropriation, to provide for the shared management of the withdrawn land by the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of the Air Force to facilitate enhanced weapons testing and pilot training, enhance public safety, and provide for continued public access to the withdrawn land, to provide for the exchange of certain Federal land and State land, and for other purposes (as modified). (Mr. Hatch)
  • S. 2412. To establish the Tule Lake National Historic Site in the State of California, and for other purposes. (Ms. Boxer)
    • Approved by voice vote
  • S. 2524. To insure 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 (as modified). (Mr. Gardner)
  • H.R. 4539/S. 2548. To establish the 400 Years of African-American History Commission, and for other purposes (as modified). (Mr. Scott/Mr. Kaine)
  • S. 2608. 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. (Mr. Kirk)
    • Approved by voice vote
  • S. 2616. To modify certain cost-sharing and revenue provisions relating to the Arkansas Valley Conduit, Colorado. (Mr. Gardner)
    • Approved by voice vote
  • S. 2620. To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes. (Mr. Blumenthal)
    • Approved by voice vote
  • S. 2805. To modify the boundary of Voyageurs National Park in the State of Minnesota, and for other purposes (as modified). (Mr. Franken)
  • S. 2839/H.R. 3004. To amend the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Act to extend the authorization for the Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission. (Mr. Graham/Mr. Clyburn)
    • Approved by voice vote

  • S. 2902. To provide for long-term water supplies, optimal use of existing water supply infrastructure, and protection of existing water rights (as modified). (Mr. Flake)
  • S. 2954. To establish the Ste. Genevieve National Historic Site in the State of Missouri, and for other purposes (as modified). (Mr. Blunt)
    • Approved by voice vote
    • Joint Staff Amendment (here and here)
  • S. 3020. To update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion in, the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument (as modified). (Mr. Gardner)
  • S. 3027. To clarify the boundary of Acadia National Park, and for other purposes (as modified). (Mr. King)
  • S. 3028. To redesignate the Olympic Wilderness as the Daniel J. Evans Wilderness. (Ms. Cantwell)
    • Approved by voice vote
  • H.R. 1475. To authorize a Wall of Remembrance as part of the Korean War Veterans Memorial and to allow certain private contributions to fund the Wall of Remembrance (as modified). (Mr. Johnson)
  • H.R. 2615. To establish the Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission. (Ms. Plaskett)
    • Approved by voice vote
  • H.R. 2880. To redesignate the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the State of Georgia, and for other purposes. (Mr. Lewis)
    • Approved by voice vote
  • H.R. 3620. 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)
    • Approved by voice vote
  • H.R. 4119. To authorize the exchange of certain land located in Gulf Islands National Seashore, Jackson County, Mississippi, between the National Park Service and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and for other purposes (as modified). (Mr. Palazzo)
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Opening Remarks