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  • To amend Public Law 106-206 to direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to require annual permits and assess annual fees for commercial filming activities on Federal land for film crews of 5 persons or fewer (H.R. 2798)
    Committee Votes
    Nov 14, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 2798 Out of Committee (Passed 19-15. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would require annual permits and fees for commercial filming activities on federal lands for film crews of less than five persons. * For complete legislative action for the November 14, 2013 Full Committee Markup, click here. More
  • Yosemite Rim Fire Emergency Salvage Act (H.R. 3188)
    Committee Votes
    Nov 14, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 3188 Out of Committee (Passed 16-15. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would expedite the planning and implementation of emergency salvage timber sales for federal lands in California that were ravaged by the Rim Fire in the summer of 2013. Without prompt emergency action, the impacts of this devastating wi... More
  • Water Rights Protection Act (H.R. 3189)
    Committee Votes
    Nov 14, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 3189 Out of Committee (Passed 19-14. View Roll Call Vote) This bipartisan bill would protect private property rights from recent federal overreach that threatens to take water supplies from recreation businesses, ranchers, cities and towns, and local conservation efforts. Tipton Amendment 036 (Approved b... More
  • Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act (H.R. 1526)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 31, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 1526 Out of Committee (Passed by Voice Vote) This bill renews the federal government’s commitment to manage federal forests for the benefit of rural schools and counties, improves forest health, and helps prevent catastrophic wildfires. Hastings ANS – Forest Package Legislation (Passed by Voice Vote) Thi... More
  • Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act (H.R. 2728)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 31, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 2728 Out of Committee (Passed 23-15. View Roll Call Vote) This bipartisan legislation would protect American jobs and American energy production by limiting the Obama Administration’s ability to impose duplicative federal regulations on hydraulic fracturing on federal lands. Lowenthal Amendment 011 – Unn... More
  • To designate the exclusive economic zone of the United States as the "Ronald Wilson Reagan Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States" (H.R. 553)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 31, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 553 Out of Committee (Agreed to by Unanimous Consent) This bipartisan legislation would designate the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone as the Ronald Wilson Reagan Exclusive Economic Zone. Huffman Amendment 028 – Arbitrary and Unnecessary Condition to Bill Becoming Law – (Failed 24-14. View Roll Call Vote) Th... More
  • National Wildlife Refuge Review Act of 2013 (H.R. 638)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 24, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 638 Out of Committee (Passed 22-12. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would improve public participation, promote transparency and protect taxpayer dollars by requiring that any new wildlife refuge be authorized by Congress. * For complete legislative action for the July 24, 2013 Full Committee Markup, clic... More
  • Planning for American Energy Act of 2013 (H.R. 1394)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 24, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 1394 Out of Committee (Passed 27-14. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish goals for an all-of-the-above energy four-year onshore production plan strategy. This plan would secure America’s future energy needs, advance the production of domestic energy, and... More
  • Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act (H.R. 1459)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 24, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 1459 Out of Committee (Passed 26-14. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would the Antiquities Act to require that the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) apply to presidential declarations. This bill prevents future abuse and backdoor maneuvers to lock up lands without local input. Grijalva Amendment .0... More
  • Keep the Promise Act of 2013 (H.R. 1410)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 24, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 1410 Out of Committee (Passed 35-5-1. View Roll Call Vote) This widely bipartisan bill would prevent any additional casinos on newly acquired Indian Lands in the Phoenix, Arizona area until January 2027. The legislation preserves existing gaming compacts that were agreed upon with wide input and consider... More
  • Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act (H.R. 1965)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 24, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 1965 Out of Committee (Passed 27-14. View Roll Call Vote) This bipartisan legislation would reform the leasing process for onshore oil and natural gas production on federal land, reform the process for energy permitting, ensure funds are available for wind and solar permitting, and set clear rules for th... More
  • Offshore Energy and Jobs Act (H.R. 2231)
    Committee Votes
    Jun 12, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 2231 Out of Committee (Passed 23-18. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would expand U.S. offshore energy production in order to create over a million new American jobs, lower energy prices, grow our economy, and strengthen national security. Lowenthal Amendment #005 – Blocking Offshore Energy Development in... More
  • Grazing Improvement Act (H.R. 657)
    Committee Votes
    Jun 12, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 657 Out of Committee (Passed 25-17. View Roll Call Vote) The bill will amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to extend the period of a term for permits and leases from 10 to 20 years for domestic livestock grazing on public lands or lands within national forests. Labrador En Bloc – Tec... More
  • Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act (H.R. 740)
    Committee Votes
    Jun 12, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 740 Out of Committee (Passed 29-14. View Roll Call Vote) The bill will provide for the settlement of certain claims under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Young En Bloc – Technical Edits (Agreed to by Voice Vote) This amendment makes technical edits to the bill. * For complete legislative action ... More
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Completion Act (H.R. 1126)
    Committee Votes
    Jun 12, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 1126 Out of Committee (Passed by Voice Vote) This bill seeks to build consensus around a new Eisenhower Memorial by implementing a new design competition and providing a three year extension of the memorial site designation, which is set to expire this year. Bishop #1 – Memorial Commission Appointment (A... More
  • Recreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act (H.R. 1825)
    Committee Votes
    Jun 12, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 1825 Out of Committee (Passed 28-15. View Roll Call Vote) This bill increases access to recreational activities such as fishing, sport hunting and recreational shooting on Federal public lands. Grijalva .046 – Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device (Failed 15-26. View Roll Call Vote) This politically d... More
  • Native American Energy Act (H.R. 1548)
    Committee Votes
    Jun 12, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 1548 Out of Committee – (Passed 25-15. View Roll Call Vote) This important legislation would facilitate the development of energy on Indian lands by reducing Federal regulations that impede tribal development of Indian lands. * For complete legislative action for the June 12, 2013 Full Committee Markup, ... More
  • National Petroleum Reserve Alaska Access Act (H.R.1964)
    Committee Votes
    Jun 12, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 1964 Out of Committee (Passed 26-14. View Roll Call Vote) This legislation would amend the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976 to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an expeditious program of competitive leasing of oil and gas in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, including... More
  • Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013 (H.R. 687)
    Committee Votes
    May 15, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 687 Out of Committee (Passed 23-19. View Roll Call Vote) The bill would authorize a land exchange to open up the largest copper mine in North America and protect environmentally sensitive land. This bipartisan legislation would create nearly 3,700 jobs, provide billions in tax revenue, generate over $60 ... More
  • Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act (H.R. 1613)
    Committee Votes
    May 15, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 1613 Out of Committee (Passed 25-16. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would approve the terms of the U.S. – Mexico Transboundary Hydrocarbons Agreement that would allow the production of shared energy reserves along the shared maritime U.S. – Mexico border. This important legislation also provides a framew... More
  • National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013 (H.R. 761)
    Committee Votes
    May 15, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 761 Out of Committee (Passed 24-17. View Roll Call Vote) This bipartisan bill allows the U.S. to more efficiently develop our Nation's strategic and critical minerals, such as rare earth elements, that are vital to job creation, American economic competitiveness and national security. Amodei Amendment #1... More
  • Preserving Access to Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area Act (H.R. 819)
    Committee Votes
    May 15, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 819 Out of Committee (Passed 24-17. View Roll Call Vote) This bill authorizes pedestrian and motorized vehicular access in Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area. * For complete legislative action for the May 15, 2013 Full Committee Markup, click here. More
  • American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act (H.R. 957)
    Committee Votes
    May 15, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 957 Out of Committee (Passed 24-17. View Roll Call Vote) This bill sets the the Soda Ash royalty rate at two percent for a five year period. Shea-Porter Amendment .001 - (Failed 16-26. View Roll Call Vote) This amendment effectively nullifies the underlying bill by mandating this act will not apply for y... More
  • Northern Route Approval Act of 2012 (H.R 3)
    Committee Votes
    Apr 24, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 3 Out of Committee (Passed 24-17. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would approve the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Keystone XL Pipeline energy project by declaring that a Presidential permit should not be required for this project. Hanabusa Amendment #5 – Consulting with Native American T... More
  • To Amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (H.R. 934)
    Committee Votes
    Apr 24, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 934 Out of Committee (Passed 26-15. View Roll Call Vote) This bill amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act by decreasing the length of the segment of the Lower Merced River in California designated as a wild and scenic river. It will also update and revise the provisions concerning the water surface level ... More
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