Bills About Environmental Protection

The Congressional Research Service has identified 50 bills on environmental protection in the 116th Congress. Of those, one has been signed into law and one has been voted on in at least one chamber of Congress.

Members whose press releases focus most on this topic Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) Thomas R. Carper (D-Del.) Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.) Mike Simpson (R-Idaho)

Signed into Law (1 Bill)

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Recently Voted on (1 Bill)

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Recent Bill Activity

Date Title Sponsor Latest Status
April 18 H.R.9: Climate Action Now Act Kathy Castor (D-Fla.) Placed on the Union Calendar
April 11 H.R.2205: Water Quality Certification Improvement Act of 2019 David McKinley (R-W.Va.) In committee
April 10 S.747: Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2019 Thomas R. Carper (D-Del.) Placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar
April 10 S.383: USE IT Act John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) Placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar
April 9 H.R.1921: Ocean Acidification Innovation Act of 2019 Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) In committee
April 9 H.R.1331: Local Water Protection Act Angie Craig (D-Minn.) Received in the Senate
April 4 H.R.2092: Protecting Communities from Hydrogen Cyanide Act of 2019 Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) Referred to committee
April 4 H.R.2081: Chronic Wasting Disease Research Act Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) Referred to committee
April 4 S.1050: A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to increase the ability of a... John Cornyn (R-Texas) Referred to committee
April 4 H.RES.288: Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green Real Deal. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) In committee
April 3 S.1022: Greener Air Standards Mean Our National Security, Environment, and Youth Saved Act Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) Referred to committee
April 3 H.R.1732: FASTER Act Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) In committee
April 2 S.990: Platte River Recovery Implementation Program Extension Act John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) Referred to committee
March 28 S.940: Healthy Climate and Family Security Act of 2019 Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) Referred to committee
March 28 S.921: Protect Children, Farmers, and Farmworkers from Nerve Agent Pesticides Act of 2019 Tom Udall (D-N.M.) Referred to committee
March 28 S.950: PFAS Detection Act of 2019 Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) Referred to committee
March 28 H.R.1960: Healthy Climate and Family Security Act of 2019 Donald Beyer (D-Va.) Referred to committee
March 28 H.R.1976: PFAS Detection Act of 2019 Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) Referred to committee
March 28 H.R.315: Community Reclamation Partnerships Act Darin M. LaHood (R-Ill.) In committee
March 27 H.R.1417: Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability Act of 2019 Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) In committee
March 26 H.R.1880: Women and Climate Change Act of 2019 Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) Referred to committee
March 26 S.868: Women and Climate Change Act of 2019 Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) Referred to committee
March 26 S.J.RES.8: A joint resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New... Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) Voted on in the Senate
March 25 S.865: Spill Response and Prevention Surety Act Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) Referred to committee
March 15 H.R.1764: To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act with respect to permitting terms, and... John Garamendi (D-Calif.) In committee
March 14 H.R.1768: Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2019 Doris Matsui (D-Calif.) Referred to committee
March 13 H.R.1689: Climate Change Resiliency Fund for America Act of 2019 Ted Deutch (D-Fla.) In committee
March 13 H.R.1337: Saving America's Pollinators Act of 2019 Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) In committee
March 12 S.745: Climate Security Act of 2019 Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) Referred to committee
March 12 S.763: Climate Change Resiliency Fund for America Act of 2019 Richard J. Durbin (D-Ill.) Referred to committee
March 11 S.729: A bill to prohibit the use of funds to Federal agencies to establish a panel, task... Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) Placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar
March 8 H.R.1620: Chesapeake Bay Program Reauthorization Act Elaine Luria (D-Va.) In committee
March 8 S.483: Pesticide Registration Improvement Extension Act of 2018 Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) Became law
March 7 H.R.1603: Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.) Referred to committee
March 7 H.R.1584: Energy Sovereignty Act Scott Perry (R-Pa.) Referred to committee
March 7 S.717: Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) Referred to committee
March 7 S.701: Chesapeake Bay Program Reauthorization Act Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.) Referred to committee
March 6 H.R.1497: Water Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2019 Peter A. DeFazio (D-Ore.) In committee
March 6 H.R.1317: Coastal Communities Adaptation Act Harley Rouda (D-Calif.) In committee
Feb. 28 H.R.1429: Drinking Water Infrastructure for Job Creation Act Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) Referred to committee
Feb. 28 S.638: PFAS Action Act of 2019 Thomas R. Carper (D-Del.) Referred to committee
Feb. 28 S.611: Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability Act of 2019 Bernard Sanders (ID-Vt.) Referred to committee
Feb. 28 S.J.RES.9: A joint resolution calling on the United States and Congress to take immediate action... Thomas R. Carper (D-Del.) Referred to committee
Feb. 28 H.R.1166: USE IT Act Scott Peters (D-Calif.) In committee
Feb. 27 H.R.1391: Methane Rule Relief Act of 2019 Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) Referred to committee
Feb. 27 S.581: Fuel Choice and Deregulation Act of 2019 Rand Paul (R-Ky.) Referred to committee
Feb. 26 H.R.1152: To require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to revise certain... Brad Schneider (D-Ill.) Referred to committee
Feb. 25 H.R.890: REDTAPE Act Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) In committee
Feb. 25 S.163: Alaska Remote Generator Reliability and Protection Act Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) On the floor of the Senate
Feb. 19 H.R.925: North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) In committee
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