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Legislation NumberSubjectTitleLink to LegislationStatus of LegislationLocation ImpactedSummarySponsorsCo-SponsorsCommitteeCommittee Contact InfoElected Officials Contact InfoPositionLink to Script
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Senate HearingEndangered Species Act This was a discussion in the Senate Committee on Envrionment and Public Works on 15 Feb 2017No legislation yet, but read more here.N/ANationalThe Senate held a hearing on 15 Feb 2017 to "modernize the Endangered Species Act". There is much concern about this being the beginning of the end for the Act.Sen. Barrasso (R) WYSenate - Environment and Public Workshttps://www.epw.senate.gov/public/Senate ContactsOpposeCall script to protect the ESA
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Senate Joint Resolution 18Endangered species deregulationA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska.SJR 18Related Bill HJ Res 69 passed Housed already. This legislation has been referred to CommitteeAlaskaThis bill would reverse the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to “Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska”.

The final rule this bill would reverse can be found here: https://www.fws.gov/alaska/nwr/ak_nwr_pr.htm
Sen Sullivan (R) AKSen. Murkowski (R) AKSenate - Energy and Natural Resources304 Dirksen Senate Building, Washington DC 20510, Phone: 202-224-4971, Fax 202-224-6163

https://www.senate.gov/general/committee_membership/committee_memberships_SSEG.htm
Senate ContactsOpposeCall Script: SJR18
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House Joint Resolution 36

Senate Joint Resolution 11
Environmental deregulationProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to "Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation"SJR 11Passed HouseNationalRemoves the BLM rule relating to reduction of waste of natural gas from venting, flaring, and leaks during oil and natural gas production activities. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/11/18/2016-27637/waste-prevention-production-subject-to-royalties-and-resource-conservationRep Rob Bishop (R), UT House 40 Republican Sponsors: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-joint-resolution/36/cosponsors, Senate 14 Republican Sponsors https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-joint-resolution/11/cosponsorsPassed House, Senate Energy and Natural Resources304 Dirksen Senate Building, Washington DC 20510, Phone: 202-224-4971, Fax 202-224-6163

https://www.senate.gov/general/committee_membership/committee_memberships_SSEG.htm
Senate ContactsOpposeCall Script: SJR11
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House Joint Res 69Endangered species deregulationProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to "Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska".HJR 69 AlaskaThis bill would reverse the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to “Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska”.

The final rule this bill would reverse can be found here: https://www.fws.gov/alaska/nwr/ak_nwr_pr.htm
Rep Don Young (R), AK at largeRep Pete Sessions (R), TX; Rep Alexander Mooney (R), WVHouse- Natural Resources Committeehttps://naturalresources.house.gov/contact/ United States House of Representatives

1324 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2761
Fax: (202) 225-5929
Congress ContactsOppose
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S33National Monument DesignationImproved National Monument Designation Process ActS 33IntroducedNationalWould require congressional approval of new National Monuments. Remove Presidential DesignationSen. Murkowski (R) AKSenate: 27 Republican Cosponsors:
https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/33/cosponsors?r=87
Senate - Energy and Natural Resources304 Dirksen Senate Building, Washington DC 20510, Phone: 202-224-4971, Fax 202-224-6163

https://www.senate.gov/general/committee_membership/committee_memberships_SSEG.htm
Senate ContactsOpposeCall Script: S33
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House Joint Res 38Environmental deregulationDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.HJR 38Signed into law 2/16/17NationalWould Undo the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement's Stream protection rule. The final rule better protects streams, fish, wildlife, and related environmental values from the adverse impacts of surface coal mining operations and provides mine operators with a regulatory framework to avoid water pollution and the long-term costs associated with water treatment.Rep Bill Johnson (R), Ohio71 cosponsors: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-joint-resolution/38/cosponsorsHouse - Natural Resourceshttps://naturalresources.house.gov/contact/ United States House of Representatives

1324 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2761
Fax: (202) 225-5929
Senate ConactsOppose
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House Joint Res 46Drilling in National ParksProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the National Park Service relating to "General Provisions and Non-Federal Oil and Gas Rights".HJR 46IntroducedAll National ParksLegislation would undo the National Park Service rules on drilling in national parks. Including bonding for reclaimation, enforcement of rules, and payment to federal government for access to new lands for oil/gas drilling. Rep. Gosar (R) AZRep Biggs (R) AZ, Rep Black (R) TN, Rep Radewagen (R) American Samoa, Rep Newhouse (R) WA, Rep Gohmert (R) TX, Rep Cramer (R) NDHouse- Natural Resources Committeehttps://naturalresources.house.gov/contact/ United States House of Representatives

1324 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2761
Fax: (202) 225-5929
Senate ContactsOpposeCall Script: HJR46
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S132National Monument DesignationNational Monument Designation Transparency and Accountability Act of 2017S 132IntroducedNational Would require congressional approval of new National Monuments. Remove Presidential DesignationSen. Crapo (R) IDSen Lee (R) UT, Sen. Risch (R) ID, Sen. Rubio (R) FL, Sen Hatch (R) UTSenate - Energy and Natural Resources304 Dirksen Senate Building, Washington DC 20510, Phone: 202-224-4971, Fax 202-224-6163

https://www.senate.gov/general/committee_membership/committee_memberships_SSEG.htm
Senate ContactsOpposeCall Script: S132
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HR 243National Monument DesignationNevada Land Sovereignty ActHR 243IntroducedNevadaThis bill prohibits any extension or establishment of national monuments in Nevada except by express authorization of Congress.Rep Amodei (R) NVNoneHouse - Natural Resourceshttps://naturalresources.house.gov/contact/ United States House of Representatives

1324 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2761
Fax: (202) 225-5929
Congress ContactsOpposeCall Script: HR243
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HR 424Endangered species deregulationGray Wolf State Management Act of 2017HR 424House votes on 2/16/17MI, MN, WY (Yellowstone NPS)This bill would undo protections that currently cover various gray wolf populations.

This bill requires the Department of the Interior to reissue: (1) the final rule published on December 28, 2011, that removed the gray wolf in the Western Great Lakes Distinct Population Segment from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and that removed the designation of critical habitat for that wolf in Minnesota and Michigan; and (2) the final rule published on September 10, 2012, that removed the gray wolf in Wyoming from the list and removed the Yellowstone Experimental Protection Area that was established to facilitate reintroduction of the wolf.

Rep Collin Peterson (D), MN15 cosponsors: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/424/cosponsorsHouse- Natural Resources Committeehttps://naturalresources.house.gov/contact/ United States House of Representatives

1324 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2761
Fax: (202) 225-5929
Congress ContactsOpposeCall Script: HR424
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HR520Mining on public landNational Strategic and Critical Minerals Production ActHR 520IntroducedNationalWould require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to the economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes.
Rep. Amodei (R) NV
House: 17 Republican cosponsors: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/520/cosponsorsHouse - Natural ResourcesHouse
https://naturalresources.house.gov/contact/ United States House of Representatives
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2761
Fax: (202) 225-5929
Congress ContactsOpposeCall Script: HR520
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S145Mining on public landNational Strategic and Critical Minerals Production ActS 145IntroducedNationalWould require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to the economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes.
Sen Heller (R) NV
Senate: 1 Republican cosponsor: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/senate-bill/145/cosponsorsSenate - Energy and Natural ResourcesSenate
304 Dirksen Senate Building, Washington DC 20510, Phone: 202-224-4971, Fax 202-224-6163
https://www.senate.gov/general/committee_membership/committee_memberships_SSEG.htm
Senate ContactsOpposeCall Script: S145
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HR622Privatization of Public LandsTo terminate the law enforcement functions of the Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management and to provide block grants to States for the enforcement of Federal law on Federal land under the jurisdiction of these agencies, and for other purposes.HR 622IntroducedNationalRemoval of Federal Law Enforcement on Federal lands and provide states block grants for law enforcement. This is important because it undermines the ability of the federal lands to be maintianed in a cohesive and national manner. It woul d likely increase illegal activies as local LEO are already strapped in many rural regions. Rep Chaffetz (R) -UTRep Stewart (R) - UT, Rep Love (R) - UT, Rep La Malfa (R) - UT, Rep Amodei (R) - NV, Rep McClintock (R) - CA, Rep Gosar (R) - AZ House- Natural Resources Committeehttps://naturalresources.house.gov/contact/ United States House of Representatives

1324 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2761
Fax: (202) 225-5929
Congress ContactsOpposeCall Script: HR622
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HR621Privatization of Public LandsTo direct the Secretary of the Interior to sell certain Federal lands in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Wyoming, previously identified as suitable for disposal, and for other purposes.HR 621WithdrawnAZ, CO, ID, MT, ME, NE, NM, OR, UT, and WYWould sell off public lands in these states. Including National Parks, National Forests, National Monuments, BLM, Forest ServiceRep Chaffetz (R) -UTHouse- Natural Resources Committeehttps://naturalresources.house.gov/contact/ United States House of Representatives

1324 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2761
Fax: (202) 225-5929
Congress ContactsOpposeCall Script: HR621
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HR673Climate ChangeTo prohibit United States contributions to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and the Green Climate Fund.HR 673IntroducedNationalWould remove US from participation in Climate Change research, both nationally and internationallyRep Luetkemey (R) - MOHouse - Foreign AffairsPhone: (202) 225-5021
2170 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515
Congress ContactsOpposeCall Script: HR673
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HR 717Endangered species deregulationListing Reform ActHR 717IntroducedNationalTo amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require review of the economic cost of adding a species to the list of endangered species or threatened species, and for other purposes.

This bill would allow economic considerations to affect the level of protection a species would receive. It completely undermines the spirit and intent of the endangered species act.
Rep Pete Olsen (R), TXRep Michael Burgess (R), TX; Rep Louie Gomert (R), TX; Rep Brian Babin (R), TXHouse- Natural Resources Committeehttps://naturalresources.house.gov/contact/ United States House of Representatives

1324 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2761
Fax: (202) 225-5929
Congress ContactsOpposeCall Script: HR717
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HR739Border WallThis Land is Our Land ActHR 739IntroducedNational Border AreasProhibit construction of new border barriers including walls or fences on certain Federal landRep Espaillat (D) NYHouse: 16 Democratic Cosponsors
https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/739/cosponsors?r=10
House - Homeland SecurityHOMELAND SECURITY COMMITTEE
U.S. House of Representatives | Washington D.C.
Phone: (202) 226-8417 | Fax: (202) 226-3399

https://homeland.house.gov/contact/
Congress ContactsSupport
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HR 825Renewable EnergyPublic Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2017HR 825IntroducedNationalPromote Development of Renewables on Public LandsRep. Gosar (R) AZHouse: 23 Bipartisan Cosponsors

https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/825/cosponsors?r=5
House- Natural Resources Committeehttps://naturalresources.house.gov/contact/ United States House of Representatives

1324 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2761
Fax: (202) 225-5929
Congress ContactsSupportCall Script: HR825
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HR861Environmental deregulationTo terminate the Environmental Protection Agency.HR 861IntroducedNationalThis Bill would terminate the EPA.

EPA protects our air and water, provides funding for communities to maintain safe drinking water and ensure waste water is treated appropriately. The EPA also ensures that business who do pollute are held accountable.

Nixon created the Clean Water and Clean Air acts, which the EPA is tasked with enforcing. Rolling back 40+ years of regulations will only damage our communities and our citizens.
Rep Matt Gaetz (R), FL3 cosponsors: KY, MS, GA: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/861/cosponsorsHouse - Energy and Commerce; Agriculture; Transportation and Infrastructure; Science, Space, and TechnologyTransportation Committee Membership: http://clerk.house.gov/committee_info/index.aspx?comcode=PW00
Science http://clerk.house.gov/committee_info/index.aspx?comcode=SY00
Energy and Commerce http://clerk.house.gov/committee_info/index.aspx?comcode=IF00
Congress ContactsOpposeCall Script: HR861
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H.J. Res. 41 / S634
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