Public Lands and Natural Resources Bills

The following bills have been introduced in regard to Public Land and Natural Resources during the 115th Congress. Bills in BOLD have passed one house.

  • H.R. 1073 – To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a structure for visitor services on the Arlington Ridge tract, in the area of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 1056 – Molalla River Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
  • H.R. 1026 – North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act
  • H.R. 965 – Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park Redesignation Act
  • H.R. 954 – To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 943 – Finding Innovative Lionfish Elimination Technologies Act of 2017
  • H.R. 873    Global War on Terrorism War Memorial Act
  • H.R. 865 – Emergency Forest Restoration Act
  • H.R. 863 – To facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 857 – California Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act
  • H.R. 847 – To preserve the name of the Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 845 – Ocean Acidification Research Partnerships Act
  • H.R. 835 – To update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion in, the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.
  • H.R. 827 – Imperial Valley Desert Conservation and Recreation Act
  • H.R. 825 – Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2017
  • H.R. 805 – Tulare Youth Recreation and Women’s History Enhancement Act
  • H.R. 801 – Route 66 National Historic Trail Designation Act
  • H.R. 788 – Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act
  • H.R. 763 – Acadia National Park Boundary Clarification Act
  • H.R. 739 – This Land Is Our Land Act
  • H.R. 728 – To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from issuing oil and gas leases on portions of the Outer Continental Shelf located off the coast of New Jersey.
  • H.R. 699 – Mount Hood Cooper Spur Land Exchange Clarification Act
  • H.R. 698 – Elkhorn Ranch and White River National Forest Conveyance Act of 2017. Summary located here. 
  • H.R. 689 – Bolts Ditch Access and Use Act. Summary located here. 
  • H.R. 688 – Arapaho National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of 2017
  • H.R. 648 – To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to amend the Definite Plan Report for the Seedskadee Project to enable the use of the active capacity of the Fontenelle Reservoir.
  • H.R. 622 – Local Enforcement for Local Lands Act
  • H.R. 621 – Disposal of Excess Federal Lands Act of 2017
  • H.R. 618 – Crags, Colorado Land Exchange Act of 2017. Summary located here. 
  • H.R. 577 – To designate a peak in the State of Nevada as Maude Frazier Mountain.
  • H.R. 560 – 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.
  • H.R. 558 – Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Boundary Adjustment Act
  • H.R. 553 – To redesignate Gravelly Point Park, located along the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Arlington County, Virginia, as the Nancy Reagan Memorial Park, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 538 – Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act of 2017
  • H.R. 520 – National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act
  • H.R. 513 – Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Exchange Act of 2017
  • H.R. 502 – To permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
  • H.R. 497 – Santa Ana River Wash Plan Land Exchange Act
  • H.R. 494 – Fort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act. Summary located here.
  • H.R. 475 – To designate the exclusive economic zone of the United States as the “Ronald Wilson Reagan Exclusive Economic Zone of the United States”.
  • H.R. 473 – Military LAND Act
  • H.R. 443 – James K. Polk Presidential Home Study Act
  • H.R. 428 – Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act
  • H.R. 401 – To designate the mountain at the Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming, as Devils Tower, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 381 – To designate a mountain in the John Muir Wilderness of the Sierra National Forest as “Sky Point”.
  • H.R. 374 – To remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 362  January 8th National Memorial Act
  • H.R. 360 – Greater Grand Canyon Heritage National Monument Act
  • H.R. 348 – Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation Gravel Exchange Amendment Act
  • H.R. 344 – Forest Legacy Management Flexibility Act
  • H.R. 337 – Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act. Summary located here. 
  • H.R. 310 – Southwestern Oregon Watershed and Salmon Protection Act
  • H.R. 289 – GO Act
  • H.R. 267 – Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2017
  • H.R. 262 – Buffalo Bayou National Heritage Area Act
  • H.R. 243 – Nevada Land Sovereignty Act
  • H.R. 237 – Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act Amendments of 2017
  • H.R. 236 – To provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Tanana Tribal Council located in Tanana, Alaska, and to the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation located in Dillingham, Alaska, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 232 – State National Forest Management Act of 2017
  • H.R. 223 – To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Commerce from authorizing commercial finfish aquaculture operations in the Exclusive Economic Zone except in accordance with a law authorizing such action.
  • H.R. 222 – To amend the National Marine Sanctuaries Act to prescribe an additional requirement for the designation of marine sanctuaries off the coast of Alaska, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 221 – Hydrographic Services Improvement Amendments Act
  • H.R. 219 – Swan Lake Hydroelectric Project Boundary Correction Act
  • H.R. 218 – King Cove Road Land Exchange Act
  • H.R. 216 – Second Division Memorial Modification Act
  • H.R. 214 – American Fisheries Advisory Committee Act
  • H.R. 213 – To remove reversionary clauses on property owned by the municipality of Anchorage, Alaska.
  • H.R. 200 – Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act
  • H.R. 199 – To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of Chicano Park, located in San Diego, California, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 132 – Arbuckle Project Maintenance Complex and District Office Conveyance Act of 2017
  • H.R. 88 – Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act
  • H.R. 46 – Fort Ontario Study Act
  • H.J. Res. 69 – Providing 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”.
  • H.J. Res. 49 – Providing 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”.
  • H.J. Res. 46 – Providing 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”.
  • H.J. Res. 45 – Disapproving the rule submitted by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Interior relating to management of non-Federal oil and gas rights.
  • H.J. Res 44 – Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976.
  • H.J. Res 35 – Providing 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”
  • H. Con. Res 27 – Expressing the sense of Congress that America’s Federal public lands are national treasures that belong to all Americans.
  • H. Res 110 – Recognizing February 26, 2017, as the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Denali National Park and Preserve in the State of Alaska.
  • S. 312 – Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park Redesignation Act –
  • S. 289 – Arapaho National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of 2017
  • S. 287 A bill to update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion in, the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.
  • S. 286 – Elkhorn Ranch and White River National Forest Conveyance Act
  • S. 285 – Bolts Ditch Access and Use Act
  • S. 282 – Public Land Renewable Energy Development Act
  • S. 280 -Crags, Colorado Land Exchange Act
  • S. 269 – A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain property to the Tanana Tribal Council located in Tanana, Alaska, and to the Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation located in Dillingham, Alaska, and for other purposes
  • S. 267 -A bill to provide for the correction of a survey of certain land in the State of Alaska.
  • S. 217 – A bill to amend the Denali National Park Improvement Act to clarify certain provisions relating to the natural gas pipeline authorized in the Denali National Park and Preserve.
  • S. 213 – Jay S. Hammond Wilderness Act of 2017
  • S. 192 – Southwestern Oregon Watershed and Salmon Protection Act of 2017
  • S. 189 – Fort Scott National Historic Site Boundary Modification Act
  • S. 145 – National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act
  • S. 137 – Fort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act
  • S. 136 – Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Boundary Adjustment Act
  • S. 135 – Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Boundary Revision Act
  • S. 132 – National Monument Designation Transparency and Accountability Act of 2017
  • S. 131 – Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Exchange Act of 2017
  • S. 129 – National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2017
  • S. 117 – Alex Diekmann Peak Designation Act of 2017
  • S. 110 – Digital Coast Act
  • S.101 – King Cove Road Land Exchange Act
  • S. 100 – Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act
  • S. 99 – James K. Polk Presidential Home Study Act
  • S. 90 – Red River Gradient Boundary Survey Act
  • S. 70 – A bill to designate the mountain at the Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming, as Devils Tower, and for other purposes.
  • S. 62 – January 8th National Memorial Act
  • S. 61 – A bill to remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384 and for other purposes.
  • S. 55 – Fort Ontario Study Act
  • S. 35 – Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act
  • S. 33 – Improved National Monument Designation Process Act
  • S. 32 – California Desert Protection and Recreation Act of 2017
  • S. 22 – Nevada Land Sovereignty Act
  • S. J. Res. 18 – A 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.
  • S. J. Res. 15 – A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management relating to resource management planning.
  • S. J. Res. 55 -A resolution recognizing February 26, 2017, as the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Denali National Park and Preserve in the State of Alaska.