ANIMALS RELATED TERM(S) NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGES; WILDLIFE

ANIMALS related term(s) National Wildlife Refuges; Wildlife

ANIMALS related term(s) National Wildlife Refuges; Wildlife

Amendments

Dept. of Agriculture: reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), S4371, S4372, S4373, S4374, S4375, S4376 [25JN], S4414, S4415, S4416, S4418, S4419, S4420, S4421, S4423, S4424, S4425, S4426, S4427, S4428, S4429, S4430, S4431, S4432, S4433, S4434, S4435, S4436, S4438, S4439, S4440, S4441, S4442, S4443, S4444, S4446, S4447, S4448, S4449, S4450, S4451, S4452, S4453, S4454, S4455, S4456 [26JN], S4460, S4519, S4639, S4640, S4641, S4642, S4643, S4644, S4645, S4646, S4647, S4650, S4652, S4653, S4654, S4656, S4657, S4658, S4659, S4660, S4661, S4662, S4664, S4665, S4666, S4667, S4668, S4669, S4670, S4671, S4672, S4673, S4676, S4677, S4685, S4686, S4687 [27JN], S4714, S4715, S4716, S4748, S4749, S4751, S4752, S4753, S4754, S4755, S4756, S4757, S4758, S4759, S4760, S4761, S4764, S4767, S4770 [28JN], H4058, H4123, H4124, H4125, H4126, H4127, H4128 [16MY], H4164, H4165, H4166, H4167, H4168, H4170, H4172, H4173, H4174, H4177, H4181, H4184, H4185, H4186, H4188, H4189, H4191, H4192, H4194, H4195, H4201, H4203, H4204 [17MY], H4213, H4215, H4216, H4217, H4219, H4220, H4221, H4223, H4224, H4225 [18MY]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), consideration (H. Res. 891), H4006 [16MY]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), consideration (H. Res. 900), H4161 [17MY]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), extend vote reconsideration deadline (H. Res. 905), H4300 [22MY]

Dept. of the Interior: develop a categorical exclusion for covered vegetative management activities to establish or improve the habitat of the greater sage grouse and mule deer (S. 1417), S6062, S6102 [6SE]

Fish and fishing: reduce predation by sea lions on endangered Columbia River salmon and other nonlisted species (H.R. 2083), H5703, H5704 [26JN]

——— reduce predation by sea lions on endangered Columbia River salmon and other nonlisted species (H.R. 2083), consideration (H. Res. 961), H5671 [26JN]

Appointments

Conferees: H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act, H6501 [18JY]

——— H.R. 2, Agriculture Improvement Act, S5547 [1AU]

Articles and editorials

Act Is Broken, S6628 [5OC]

America Before Earth Day—Smog and Disasters Spurred the Laws Trump Wants To Undo, S2430 [25AP]

My Partner Dustin, H1533 [13MR]

Southwest and Lucky Dog Animal Rescue Fly Plane to Puerto Rico To Save 62 Pets and Donate 14,400 Lbs of Supplies, E266 [6MR]

Bills and resolutions

Africa: promote economic growth through conservation and biodiversity programs that facilitate cooperation, improve natural resource management, and protect and preserve threatened wildlife in Okavango River Basin (see S. 3196), S4916 [11JY] (see H.R. 4819), H551 [18JA]

Aviation: require air carrier passengers with service animals to adhere to a standard of service animal behavior training, amend definition of service animal, and penalize misrepresentations about a service animal (see S. 2738), S2391 [24AP]

BatWeek: designate (see H. Res. 1136), H9449 [26OC]

Business and industry: prohibit the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption (see H.R. 6720), H7919 [6SE]

Crime: expedite disposition of animals seized in animal fighting or gambling cases (see S. 2633), S2012 [9AP]

Dept. of Agriculture: end use of cats in experiments that cause pain or stress (see H.R. 5780), H3935 [11MY]

——— improve land stewardship and soil conservation (see S. 2874), S2773 [17MY] (see H.R. 5188), H1441 [6MR]

——— make disaster assistance available under Livestock Indemnity Program and Livestock Forage Program to Native Americans who own horses for noncommercial use (see S. 2316), S253 [17JA]

——— provide for establishment of a trust for the benefit of all unpaid cash sellers of livestock (see S. 3140), S4410 [26JN]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (see S. 3042), S3601 [11JN] (see H.R. 2), H3208 [12AP] (see H.R. 6091), H5152 [13JN]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), consideration (see H. Res. 891), H3975 [15MY] (see H. Res. 900), H4137 [16MY]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), extend vote reconsideration deadline (see H. Res. 905), H4283 [21MY]

Dept. of Defense: carry out a program on service dog training for Armed Forces members with post-traumatic stress disorder or other post-deployment mental health conditions (see H.R. 5918), H4583 [22MY]

——— provide for the award of medals or other commendations to handlers of military working dogs and military working dogs (see S. 2954), S2923 [24MY]

Dept. of Energy: make transparent direct and indirect costs incurred by power marketing administrations for compliance with environmental laws impacting fish and wildlife conservation (see H.R. 5556), H3441 [18AP]

Dept. of State: authorize rewards for thwarting wildlife trafficking linked to transnational organized crime (see H.R. 6197), H5580 [22JN]

Dept. of the Interior: declare wildlife disease emergencies and coordinate rapid response to these emergencies (see H.R. 7005), H9406 [28SE]

——— make supplemental funding available for management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need as determined by State fish and wildlife agencies (see S. 3223), S5003 [17JY]

Dept. of Transportation: establish a working group to study regulatory and legislative improvements to hours of service requirements relative to transportation of livestock and insects (see S. 3051), S3760 [12JN]

——— modify hours of service requirements relative to transportation of certain live animals (see H.R. 6079), H5093 [12JN]

——— modify hours of service requirements relative to transportation of livestock and insects (see S. 2938), S2877 [23MY]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: provide service dogs to veterans with mental illnesses who do not have mobility impairments (see H.R. 6908), H9089 [26SE]

Endangered species: prohibit taking any endangered or threatened species of fish or wildlife for a trophy in the U.S. and importation of endangered and threatened species trophies into the U.S. (see H.R. 5690), H3781 [7MY]

EPA: exempt certain pesticides and air emissions from animal waste at farms from certain reporting requirements under CERCLA (see S. 2421), S907 [13FE] (see H.R. 5275), H1607 [14MR]

——— prohibit sewage dumping into the Great Lakes (see H.R. 6967), H9404 [28SE]

——— take certain actions relative to pesticides that may affect pollinators (see H.R. 5015), H1177 [14FE]

FAA: promulgate regulations to prohibit storage of live animals in overhead compartments of airplanes (see S. 2556), S1765 [15MR] (see H.R. 5315), H1651 [15MR]

FDA: expand conditional approval pathway for more animal drugs (see H.R. 5599), H3505 [24AP]

——— reauthorize user fee programs relative to new animal drugs and generic new animal drugs (see S. 2434), S1164 [15FE] (see H.R. 5554), H3441 [18AP]

——— require review of durations of use of approved indications of medically-important antibiotics labeled for use in animals (see S. 3099), S4281 [20JN]

FEMA: amend certain policies relative to entities that receive Federal funds to assist animals impacted by disasters (see H.R. 6131), H5224 [15JN]

Firearms: prohibit possession by, or disposition of a firearm to, a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of animal cruelty (see H.R. 6278), H5974 [28JN]

Fish and fishing: improve conservation of sharks (see S. 2764), S2484 [26AP] (see H.R. 5248), H1542 [13MR]

——— phase out large-scale driftnet fishing and develop alternative fishing methods and gear types that reduce incidental catch of living marine resources (see S. 2773), S2484 [26AP] (see H.R. 5638), H3706 [26AP]

——— reduce predation by sea lions on endangered Columbia River salmon and other nonlisted species (see S. 3119), S4344 [21JN] (see S. 3315), S5518 [31JY]

——— reduce predation by sea lions on endangered Columbia River salmon and other nonlisted species (H.R. 2083), consideration (see H. Res. 961), H5647 [25JN]

Forest Service: provide for eligibility of national grasslands for grazing leases and permits (see S. 3325), S5582 [1AU]

FTC: issue rules to promote competition and help consumers save money by giving them the freedom to choose where they buy prescription pet medications (see S. 2651), S2075 [11AP] (see H.R. 5472), H3146 [11AP]

Horse Protection Act: designate additional unlawful acts, strengthen penalties for violations, and improve Dept. of Agriculture enforcement (see S. 2957), S2923 [24MY]

Morality and ethics: protect common household pets from harmful confinement (see H.R. 4941), H901 [6FE]

National Animal Rescue Day: designate (see H. Res. 776), H1543 [13MR]

National Day of the American Cowboy: designate (see S. Res. 589), S5267 [24JY]

One Health Program: establish an interagency program to collaborate on the concept that human, animal, and ecosystem health intertwine to make ‘‘one health’’ (see S. 2615), S1947 [22MR]

Public lands: reauthorize grazing advisory boards (see H.R. 7074), H9438 [19OC]

Territories: prohibit animal fighting in U.S. territories (see S. 2971), S2924 [24MY]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: establish improved regulatory process for injurious wildlife to prevent introduction and establishment in the U.S. of nonnative wildlife and wild animal pathogens and parasites (see S. 3210), S4951 [12JY] (see H.R. 6362), H6173 [12JY]

——— provide parity for U.S. territories and the District of Columbia and make technical corrections to certain wildlife and fishing legislation (see H.R. 5875), H4242 [18MY]

——— reauthorize Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program and certain conservation funds and establish prize competitions on wildlife and endangered species protection and invasive species management (see H.R. 5885), H4242 [18MY]

——— reissue rule delisting grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and prohibit further judicial review of the decision (see H.R. 6877), H8884 [25SE]

——— remove gray wolves from list of endangered and threatened wildlife under the Endangered Species Act (see H.R. 6784), H8170 [12SE]

——— remove the red wolf from list of endangered and threatened wildlife for North Carolina (see H.R. 6119), H5200 [14JN]

——— require delisting of Mexican gray wolves under the Endangered Species Act (see S. 2277), S46 [4JA]

Washington County, UT: amend certain conservation plans to provide for a transportation route (see S. 3297), S5455 [30JY] (see H.R. 5597), H3505 [24AP]

Wildlife: authorize a special resource study on spread of vectors of chronic wasting disease among deer, elk, and moose (see H.R. 6272), H5974 [28JN]

——— prohibit breeding and private possession of captive big cats except by accredited zoos and facilities and require registration of big cats currently in possession by private owners (see S. 2990), S2991 [5JN]

——— support wildlife conservation, improve anti-trafficking enforcement, reward anti-trafficking whistleblowers, and use fines and other penalties to fund conservation efforts (see S. 3605), S6816 [11OC] (see H.R. 5697), H3833 [8MY]

World Bonobo Day: designate (see H. Res. 738), H1178 [14FE]

World Wildlife Day: designate (see S. Res. 420), S1316 [1MR]

Cloture motions

Dept. of Agriculture: reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), S4491 [27JN]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), motion to proceed, S4337 [21JN], S4364 [25JN]

Essays

State of the Union: Bailey Blow, S605 [5FE]

Letters

Agriculture and Nutrition Act: James F. Kenney, Mayor of Philadelphia, PA, H3771 [7MY]

——— Representative Conaway, Committee on Agriculture (House), H4047, H4048 [16MY]

——— Representative Foxx, Committee on Education and the Workforce (House), H4047 [16MY]

——— Representative Goodlatte, Committee on the Judiciary (House), H4047 [16MY]

——— Representative Rob Bishop, Committee on Natural Resources (House), H4047 [16MY]

——— Representative Royce, Committee on Foreign Affairs (House), H4048 [16MY]

——— Representative Shuster, Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (House), H4047 [16MY]

——— several food bank executives, H4180 [17MY]

——— Tom Wolf, Governor of Pennsylvania, H3771 [7MY]

——— Valerie A. Arkoosh, Montgomery County, PA, Board of Commissioners, H3771 [7MY]

Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act: Noah Oppenheim, Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, H5700 [26JN]

——— Scott Corwin, Public Power Council and Jaime A. Pinkham, Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, H5701 [26JN]

——— several fish and wildlife agencies, H5702 [26JN]

——— Terry Turner, Ed Northern, and Brad Throssel, Trout Unlimited (organization), H5699 [26JN]

FDA user fee programs relative to new animal drugs and generic new animal drugs reauthorization: Scott Gottlieb and Steve Solomon, FDA, S5472 [31JY]

Rescuing Animals With Rewards (RAWR) Act: Kitty Block, Humane Society of the U.S., Sara Amundson, Human Society Legislative Fund (organization), and Teresa M. Telecky, Humane Society International, H8156 [12SE]

——— Wildlife Conservation Society, H8156 [12SE]

Lists

Organizations supporting H.R. 2083, Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act, H5700 [26JN]

Organizations supporting S. 2773, Driftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act, S2487 [26AP]

Memorandums

EPA Exemption of Pesticides and Air Emissions From Animal Waste at Farms From Certain Reporting Requirements Under CERCLA: Congressional Research Service, S1925 [22MR]

Motions

Dept. of Agriculture: reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), S4336 [21JN], S4364 [25JN], S4709 [28JN], S5503 [31JY], H4230, H4233 [18MY], H6493 [18JY]

Remarks in House

Africa: promote economic growth through conservation and biodiversity programs that facilitate cooperation, improve natural resource management, and protect and preserve threatened wildlife in Okavango River Basin (H.R. 4819), H6312–H6315 [17JY], E1030 [18JY]

Auburn University: tribute to women’s equestrian team, E773 [5JN]

BB&P Feed & Grain, Inc.: anniversary, E1421 [16OC]

BLM: prohibit funding to issue grazing leases and permits to those not in compliance with certain regulations, H6510, H6511 [18JY]

Business and industry: prohibit the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption, E1075 [26JY]

——— prohibit the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption (H.R. 1406), H4287 [22MY]

——— prohibit the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption (H.R. 6720), H8117, H8118 [12SE]

Conservation Beyond Borders (organization): tribute, E334 [19MR]

Corps of Engineers: prohibit building any new, unproven structures for endangered species along the Missouri River, H8226 [13SE]

Crime: outlaw the practice of animal crushing and production or distribution of any videos depicting such acts (H.R. 1494), H4287 [22MY]

——— protect pets of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence (H.R. 909), H4287 [22MY]

Dept. of Agriculture: add chronic wasting disease among deer, elk, mule, and moose to high-priority research and extension initiatives, H4128, H4129 [16MY]

——— consider conservation measures already in place to mitigate species or habitat loss when determining if Federal action will jeopardize either species or habitat, H4223, H4224 [18MY]

——— establish Cattle and Carcass Grading Correlation and Training Centers to improve standardization of beef grading, H4173 [17MY]

——— National Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Program funding, H6493, H6494 [18JY]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), H3196–H3204 [12AP], H3319 [16AP], H3349, H3350, H3351, H3352 [17AP], H3399 [18AP], H3455 [24AP], H3577, H3579–H3581, H3583, H3585, H3701–H3704 [26AP], H3766–H3773 [7MY], H3840, H3869–H3875 [9MY], H3913, H3914 [10MY], H3938 [15MY], H3982, H3983, H3985, H3988, H3989, H3991–H3993, H4046–H4129, H4132–H4136 [16MY], H4145, H4147, H4148, H4149, H4164–H4205 [17MY], H4211, H4213–H4233, H4236–H4240 [18MY], H4287 [22MY], H5001–H5003 [8JN], H5097 [13JN], H5369 [21JN], H5636 [25JN], H6049 [11JY], H6197 [16JY], H6266 [17JY], H6474, H6493 [18JY], H7938 [7SE], E675, E678 [17MY], E690 [18MY], E699 [21MY], E901 [22JN], E1075 [26JY]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), consideration (H. Res. 891), H3991–H4007 [16MY]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), consideration (H. Res. 900), H4150–H4163 [17MY]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), corrections in engrossment, H5450 [21JN]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), extend vote reconsideration deadline (H. Res. 905), H4292–H4301 [22MY]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), motion to instruct conferees, H6493, H6494 [18JY]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), motion to recommit, H4230, H4231 [18MY]

——— reform farm subsidy and conservation programs, encourage new farmers and ranchers, strengthen nutrition, support research, reduce food waste, improve animal welfare, and invest in regional food systems (H.R. 4425), H3984 [16MY]

——— reform Margin Protection Program for Dairy Producers, H1131 [14FE]

Dept. of State: authorize rewards for thwarting wildlife trafficking linked to transnational organized crime (H.R. 6197), H8155–H8157 [12SE]

Dept. of the Interior: allow issuance of depredation permits to livestock farmers authorizing taking of black vultures during calving season, H4224, H4225 [18MY]

——— report to Congress on potential impact of lethal taking of sea lions on endangered Columbia River salmon and other nonlisted species, H5704 [26JN]

Dept. of Transportation: clarify commercial driver’s license regulations for rodeo participants, H1275 [27FE]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: Adaptive Sports Equine-Assisted Therapy Program funding, H4977 [7JN]

——— carry out pilot program to provide service dogs to certain veterans with severe post-traumatic stress disorder (H.R. 2327), H4287 [22MY]

Douglas County, CO: anniversary of Douglas County Fair and Rodeo, E573 [1MY]

Downey, Mycale: Creston, IA, Citizen of the Year award recipient, E202 [16FE]

Endangered Species Act: reform, H6467 [18JY]

EPA: clarify and codify regulations relative to the application of solid waste disposal laws to agricultural byproducts and nutrient management, H6382 [17JY]

——— take certain actions relative to pesticides that may affect pollinators (H.R. 5015), E186 [14FE]

Explosives: establish a working group to determine ways to develop a domestic canine breeding network to produce high quality explosives detection canines (H.R. 4577), H32–H34 [9JA], E41 [12JA]

FDA: preserve effectiveness of medically important antimicrobials used in treatment of animal diseases in order to minimize development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria (H.R. 1587), H3825 [8MY]

——— reauthorize user fee programs relative to new animal drugs and generic new animal drugs (H.R. 5554), H6237–H6242 [16JY]

Federal agencies and departments: reduce waste, fraud, and abuse, H1496 [8MR]

Fish and fishing: clarify that lethal take authority relative to reducing predation by sea lions on endangered Columbia River salmon and other nonlisted species applies to only sea lions, rather than all pinnipeds, H5704 [26JN]

——— reduce predation by sea lions on endangered Columbia River salmon and other nonlisted species (H.R. 2083), H4591 [23MY], H5696–H5705 [26JN], E934 [27JN]

——— reduce predation by sea lions on endangered Columbia River salmon and other nonlisted species (H.R. 2083), consideration (H. Res. 961), H5668–H5673 [26JN]

——— reduce predation by sea lions on endangered Columbia River salmon and other nonlisted species (H.R. 2083), corrections in engrossment, H5706 [26JN]

Florida: tribute to South Florida Water Management District Python Elimination Program, H64 [9JA]

Greeley, CO: anniversary of Weld County Fair, E890 [21JN]

Houston, TX: tribute to Houston Police Dept. K-9 Officer, Rony, E223 [26FE]

K94Heroes (organization): tribute, H24 [9JA]

Loonan, Judy: Corning, IA, Adams Community Chamber of Commerce Agriculturalist of the Year Award recipient, E474 [16AP]

Miller, Katie: Illinois Beef Association Outstanding Junior of the Year award recipient, E953 [29JN]

Morality and ethics: call for end to dog and cat meat industry and urge certain countries to adopt and enforce prohibitions on such practices (H. Res. 401), H8153–H8155 [12SE]

Naples, FL: Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens TripAdvisor (Internet site) Hall of Fame inductee, E886 [21JN]

National K9 Veterans Day: observance, H1531–H1536 [13MR]

National Park Service: proposed rule allowing sport hunting of certain wildlife in national preserves in Alaska, H4287 [22MY]

Pasadena, TX: tribute to Pasadena Livestock Show and Rodeo Veteran’s Committee, E1324 [27SE]

Pennsylvania: tribute to Pennsylvania Farm Show, H23 [9JA], H164 [11JA]

Republican Party: wildlife management policies, H5701 [26JN]

Schultz, Ray: Iowa State University Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association Outstanding Service Award recipient, E1439 [23OC]

Scott County, MS: tribute to Grabuone Outfitters, E188 [14FE]

Shamrock Reins (organization): tribute, H5290 [20JN]

Territories: prohibit animal fighting in U.S. territories, H4149 [17MY], H4221–H4223 [18MY], H4287 [22MY]

Tippy Dam: anniversary, E962 [3JY]

Traverse City, MI: tribute to Cherry Capital Airport K-9, Piper, E53 [17JA]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: modernize funding of wildlife conservation (H.R. 2591), H8133, H8134 [12SE]

——— prohibit funding to implement or enforce the threatened species or endangered species listing of any plant or wildlife that has not undergone a periodic review, H6508, H6509 [18JY]

——— prohibit funding to treat New Mexico meadow jumping mouse as an endangered species, H6517, H6518 [18JY]

——— prohibit funding to treat Preble’s meadow jumping mouse as a threatened species, H6507, H6508 [18JY]

——— provide parity for U.S. territories and the District of Columbia and make technical corrections to certain wildlife and fishing legislation (H.R. 5875), H6625–H6627 [23JY]

UDAP Industries, Inc.: tribute to petition to waive EPA regulations on bear spray, H493 [18JA]

Western, Chuck: Union County, IA, Cattlemen’s Hall of Fame inductee, E565 [27AP]

Wildlife: support wildlife conservation, improve anti-trafficking enforcement, reward anti-trafficking whistleblowers, and use fines and other penalties to fund conservation efforts (H.R. 5697), H3786 [8MY]

Remarks in Senate

Alaska: tribute to Iditarod dogsled race, S1749 [15MR]

Bruneau, ID: tribute to Colyer Herefords and Angus Ranch, S1944 [22MR]

Chicago, IL: anniversary of Lincoln Park Zoo, S5909 [23AU]

Climate: impact of climate change on agriculture, S4473 [27JN]

——— impact of climate change on wildlife, S6014–S6018 [4SE], S6486–S6488 [3OC]

Dept. of Agriculture: allow haying and grazing on a certain portion of acerage enrolled in Conservation Reserve Program on a rotating basis and offset with reduction in rental payment, S4488, S4489 [27JN]

——— prohibit retaliation against contract farmers by large integrated corporate farms, S4474 [27JN]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), S4460–S4462, S4469–S4485, S4488, S4489, S4494–S4498 [27JN], S4689, S4692–S4694, S4698–S4704, S4707–S4709, S4711–S4719, S4725 [28JN], S5547 [1AU], S6035 [5SE]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), motion to proceed, S4336 [21JN], S4354, S4364 [25JN], S4379, S4381–S4386, S4389–S4393, S4398 [26JN], S4459, S4460, S4501 [27JN]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), unanimous-consent agreement, S5503 [31JY]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (H.R. 2), unanimous-consent request, S4470 [27JN]

——— reform and continue agricultural and other programs (S. 3042), S3863 [13JN], S3929, S3936 [14JN]

——— require transparency in how large integrated corporate farms calculate payments made to contract farmers, S4475 [27JN]

Dept. of the Interior: develop a categorical exclusion for covered vegetative management activities to establish or improve the habitat of the greater sage grouse and mule deer (S. 1417), S6102 [6SE]

Endangered Species Act: reform, S5601 [15AU]

EPA: exempt certain pesticides and air emissions from animal waste at farms from certain reporting requirements under CERCLA, S1924 [22MR]

FDA: reauthorize user fee programs relative to new animal drugs and generic new animal drugs (H.R. 5554), S5472–S5474, S5508 [31JY], S5576 [1AU]

Fish and fishing: phase out large-scale driftnet fishing and develop alternative fishing methods and gear types that reduce incidental catch of living marine resources (S. 2773), S2487 [26AP]

National Day of the American Cowboy: designate (S. Res. 589), S5312 [24JY]

Polson, MT: anniversary of Valley View Charolais Ranch bull sale and cowherd, S1786 [19MR]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: reissue rule delisting grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and prohibit further judicial review of the decision, S6628 [5OC]

Weber, Charlotte: Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association National Breeder of the Year award recipient, S6540 [4OC]

Wildlife: support wildlife conservation, improve anti-trafficking enforcement, reward anti-trafficking whistleblowers, and use fines and other penalties to fund conservation efforts (S. 3605), S6820 [11OC]

World Wildlife Day: designate (S. Res. 420), S1321 [1MR]

Reports filed

Agriculture and Nutrition Act: Committee on Agriculture (House) (H.R. 2) (H. Rept. 115–661), H3749 [3MY]

Agriculture Improvement Act: Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (Senate) (S. 3042), S3982 [18JN]

Consideration of H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 891) (H. Rept. 115–677), H3975 [15MY]

——— Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 900) (H. Rept. 115–679), H4137 [16MY]

Consideration of H.R. 2083, Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 961) (H. Rept. 115–783), H5647 [25JN]

Desert Tortoise Habitat Conservation Plan Expansion Act, Washington County, Utah: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 5597) (H. Rept. 115–896), H7750 [10AU]

Domestic Explosives Detection Canine Capacity Building Act: Committee on Homeland Security (House) (H.R. 4577) (H. Rept. 115–488), H81 [9JA]

Environmental Compliance Cost Transparency Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 5556) (H. Rept. 115–954), H8737 [20SE]

Extend Vote Reconsideration Deadline for H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act: Committee on Rules (House) (H. Res. 905) (H. Rept. 115–698), H4283 [21MY]

FDA User Fee Programs Relative to New Animal Drugs and Generic New Animal Drugs Reauthorization: Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (Senate) (S. 2434), S1452 [7MR]

Gray Wolf State Management Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 424) (H. Rept. 115–487), H18 [8JA]

Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2591) (H. Rept. 115–899), H7754 [14AU]

Polar Bear Conservation and Fairness Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 224) (H. Rept. 115–735), H5092 [12JN]

Saving America’s Vulnerable and Endangered Species (SAVES) Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 2603) (H. Rept. 115–562), H1211 [15FE]

State, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 1274) (H. Rept. 115–561), H1211 [15FE]

TSA Modernization Act: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (Senate) (S. 1872) (S. Rept. 115–266), S3034 [6JN]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Parity for U.S. Territories and District of Columbia and Technical Corrections to Certain Wildlife and Fishing Legislation: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 5875) (H. Rept. 115–802), H5986 [3JY]

Summaries

Animal Drug User Fee Amendments Goals and Procedures: FDA, S5509–S5511 [31JY]

Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments Goals and Procedures: FDA, S5576 [1AU]

Texts of

H. Res. 401, call for end to dog and cat meat industry and urge certain countries to adopt and enforce prohibitions on such practices, H8153 [12SE]

H. Res. 891, consideration of H.R. 5698, Protect and Serve Act, S. 2372, VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks (VA MISSIONS) Act, and H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act, H3991 [16MY]

H. Res. 900, consideration of H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act, H4150 [17MY]

H. Res. 905, extend vote reconsideration deadline for H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act, H4292 [22MY]

H. Res 961, consideration of H.R. 2083, Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act, H5668 [26JN]

H.R. 2, Agriculture and Nutrition Act, H4058–H4123 [16MY]

H.R. 2083, Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act, H5703 [26JN]

H.R. 2591, Modernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow’s Needs Act, H8133 [12SE]

H.R. 4577, Domestic Explosives Detection Canine Capacity Building Act, H32 [9JA]

H.R. 4819, Defending Economic Livelihoods and Threatened Animals (DELTA) Act, H6312 [17JY]

H.R. 5554, FDA user fee programs relative to new animal drugs and generic new animal drugs reauthorization, H6237–H6241 [16JY]

H.R. 5875, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service parity for U.S. territories and the District of Columbia and make technical corrections to certain wildlife and fishing legislation, H6625 [23JY]

H.R. 6197, Rescuing Animals With Rewards (RAWR) Act, H8155 [12SE]

H.R. 6720, Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act, H8117 [12SE]

S. Res. 420, World Wildlife Day, S1318 [1MR]

S. Res. 589, National Day of the American Cowboy, S5269 [24JY]