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  • Yellowstone and Grande Teton Paddling Act (H.R. 974)
    Committee Votes
    Oct 8, 2015 -
    Reporting H.R. 974 Out of Committee (Approved by a Roll Call Vote of 23 yeas and 15 nays) To direct the Secretary of the Interior to promulgate regulations to allow the use of hand-propelled vessels on certain rivers and streams that flow in and through certain Federal lands in Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton Na... More
  • Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act (H.R. 1107)
    Committee Votes
    Oct 8, 2015 -
    Reporting H.R. 1107 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) 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. Gosar Amendment #1 (Adopted by Unanimous Consent) *For complete legislative action for the October... More
  • H.R. 1820
    Committee Votes
    Oct 8, 2015 -
    Reporting H.R. 1820 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) 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, and for other purposes. *For complete legislative action for the October... More
  • H.R. 2212
    Committee Votes
    Oct 8, 2015 -
    Reporting H.R. 2212 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) To take certain Federal lands located in Lassen County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Susanville Indian Rancheria, and for other purposes. LaMalfa Amendment #1 (Adopted by Unanimous Consent) *For complete legislative action for the Oct... More
  • Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act (H.R. 2270)
    Committee Votes
    Oct 8, 2015 -
    Reporting H.R. 2270 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) To redesignate the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, located in the State of Washington, as the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, to establish the Medicine Creek Treaty National History Site within the wildlife refuge, and for othe... More
  • SHARE Act (H.R. 2406)
    Committee Votes
    Oct 8, 2015 -
    Reporting H.R. 2406 Out of Committee (Approved by a Roll Call Vote of 21 yeas and 15 nays) To protect and enhance opportunities for recreational hunting, fishing, and shooting, and for other purposes. Gosar Amendment 134 (Adopted by Voice Vote) Radewagen Amendment #1 (Adopted by Roll Call Vote of 20 yeas and 15 nays) G... More
  • H.R. 2270
    Committee Votes
    Oct 8, 2015 -
    Reporting H.R. 2270 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) To redesignate the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, located in the State of Washington, as the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, to establish the Medicine Creek Treaty National Historic Site within the wildlife refuge, and for oth... More
  • Lake Tahoe Restoration Act of 2015 (H.R. 3382)
    Committee Votes
    Oct 8, 2015 -
    Reporting H.R. 3382 Out of Committee (Approved by Roll Call Vote of 21 yeas and 16 nays) To amend the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act to enhance recreational opportunities, environmental restoration activities, and forest management activities in the Lake Tahoe Basin, and for other purposes. McClintock Amendment 001 (Adopte... More
  • H.R. 1452
    Committee Votes
    Oct 8, 2015 -
    Reporting H.R. 1452 Out of Committee (Approved by Voice Vote) To authorize Escambia County, Florida, to convey certain property that was formerly part of Santa Rosa Island National Monument and that was conveyed to Escambia County subject to restrictions on use and reconveyance. *For complete legislative action for the... More
  • Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2015 (H.R. 774)
    Committee Votes
    Apr 30, 2015 -
    ​Reporting H.R. 774 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) To strengthen enforcement mechanisms to stop illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, to amend the Tuna Conventions Act of 1950 to implement the Antigua Convention, and for other purposes. ​Bordallo .001 Amendment (Adopted by Unanimous Consent) ... More
  • National Forest Small Tracts Act Amendments Act of 2015 (H.R. 1214)
    Committee Votes
    Apr 30, 2015 -
    ​Reporting H.R. 1214 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) Amends the Small Tracts Act to permit the sale, exchange, or interchange under such Act of National Forest System lands the sale or exchange of which is not practicable under any other authority of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) which have a v... More
  • Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act (H.R. 1335)
    Committee Votes
    Apr 30, 2015 -
    ​Reporting H.R. 1335 Out of Committee (Adopted by a Roll Call Vote of 21 yeas and 14 nays) To amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide flexibility for fishery managers and stability for fishermen, and for other purposes. ​MacArthur .014 Amendment (Adopted by Voice Vote) ​Wittman .0... More
  • Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act Extension Act of 2015 (H.R. 1991)
    Committee Votes
    Apr 30, 2015 -
    ​Reporting H.R. 1991 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) To extend the authority of the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, and for other purposes. ​*For complete legislative action for the April 30, 2015 Full Committee Mark... More
  • Corolla Wild Horses Protection Act (H.R. 152)
    Committee Votes
    Mar 25, 2015 -
    ​Reporting H.R. 152 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) To direct the Secretary of the Interior to enter into an agreement to provide for management of the free-roaming wild horses in and around the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge. * For complete legislative action for the March 25, 2015 Full Committee ... More
  • Keep the Promise Act of 2015 (H.R. 308)
    Committee Votes
    Mar 25, 2015 -
    ​Reporting H.R. 308 Out of Committee (Approved by Voice Vote) To prohibit gaming activities on certain Indian lands in Arizona until the expiration of certain gaming compacts. ​Grijalva of Arizona 024 Amendment (Failed 10-21. View Roll Call Vote) * For complete legislative action for the March 25, 2015 Full Committee ... More
  • Good Samaritan Search and Recovery Act (H.R. 373)
    Committee Votes
    Mar 25, 2015 -
    ​Reporting H.R. 373 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) To direct the Secretary of the Interior and Secretary of Agriculture to expedite access to certain Federal land under the administrative jurisdiction of each Secretary for good Samaritan search-and-recovery missions, and for other purposes. * For com... More
  • To authorize early repayment of obligations to the Bureau of Reclamation within the Northport Irrigation District in the State of Nebraska (H.R. 404)
    Committee Votes
    Mar 25, 2015 -
    ​Reporting H.R. 404 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) To authorize early repayment of obligations to the Bureau of Reclamation within the Northport Irrigation District in the State of Nebraska. * For complete legislative action for the March 25, 2015 Full Committee Markup, click here. More
  • To revoke the charter of incorporation of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma at the request of that tribe, and for other purposes (H.R. 533)
    Committee Votes
    Mar 25, 2015 -
    ​Reporting H.R. 533 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) To revoke the charter of incorporation of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma at the request of that tribe, and for other purposes. * For complete legislative action for the March 25, 2015 Full Committee Markup, click here. More
  • Sky Point (H.R. 979)
    Committee Votes
    Mar 25, 2015 -
    ​Reporting H.R. 979 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) To designate a mountain in the John Muir Wilderness of the Sierra National Forest as "Sky Point”​ * For complete legislative action for the March 25, 2015 Full Committee Markup, click here. More
  • To amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, and for other purposes (H.R. 984)
    Committee Votes
    Mar 25, 2015 -
    ​Reporting H.R. 984 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) Amends the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on feasibility of designating as a national historic trail the Chief Standing Bear Trail extending approximately 550 miles from Niobrara, Nebraska, to Po... More
  • Native American Children Safety Act (H.R. 1168)
    Committee Votes
    Mar 25, 2015 -
    ​Reporting H.R. 1168 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) Amends the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act to prohibit the final approval of any foster care placement or a foster care license from being issued until the tribal social services agency: (1) completes a criminal records ch... More
  • Arapaho National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of 2015 (H.R. 1324)
    Committee Votes
    Mar 25, 2015 -
    ​Reporting H.R. 1324 Out of Committee (Approved by Unanimous Consent) Adjusts the boundary of the Arapaho National Forest in Colorado to incorporate approximately 92.95 acres of land. Requires the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to include all federal land within the boundary in the Bowen Gulch Protection Area establi... More
  • Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act (H.R. 4742)
    Committee Votes
    May 29, 2014 -
    Reporting H.R. 4742 Out of Committee (Passed 24-17. View Roll Call Vote) This legislation would renew, strengthen, and improve the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management act with common sense reforms that increase management flexibility based on science, ensure greater government transparency, promote res... More
  • Endangered Species Litigation Reasonableness Act (H.R. 4318)
    Committee Votes
    Apr 30, 2014 -
    Reporting H.R. 4318 Out of Committee (Passed 27-15. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would prioritize resources towards species protection by placing a reasonable cap on the hourly rate of attorneys fees that may be awarded to prevailing parties and making the ESA consistent with current federal law. * For complete legis... More
  • State, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act (H.R. 4317)
    Committee Votes
    Apr 30, 2014 -
    Reporting H.R. 4317 Out of Committee (Passed 26-16. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would require the federal government to disclose to affected states all data used prior to any ESA listing decisions and require that the “best available scientific and commercial data” used by the federal government include data provide... More
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