ALASKA

ALASKA

Bills and resolutions

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: repeal oil and gas program (see H.R. 1146), H1517 [11FE]

Arctic regions: establish a congressionally chartered seaway development corporation (see S. 1177), S2434 [11AP] (see H.R. 3020), H4164 [23MY]

Arctic Research Commission: modify membership (see S. 1179), S2434 [11AP]

Courts: appoint additional Federal circuit judges and divide the ninth judicial circuit into two circuits (see S. 1797), S3362 [12JN] (see H.R. 78), H203 (see H.R. 215), H209 [3JA]

——— appoint additional Federal circuit judges for the ninth circuit, divide the ninth judicial circuit into two circuits, and appoint additional judges to certain district courts (see S. 722), S1734 [7MR]

Dept. of Education: amend science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education program for Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian college students (see S. 2037), S4629 [27JN]

——— establish Native American Language Vitalization and Training Program (see H.R. 4188), H7505 [16AU]

——— provide access to higher education through a Federal-State partnership to waive community college tuition and provide grants to minority-serving institutions to assist low-income students (see S. 2250), S5062 [24JY] (see H.R. 3933), H7376 [24JY]

Dept. of HHS: allow Indian Health Service payment for Indian or Alaska Native veterans’ copayments for medical care or services at Dept. of Veterans Affairs facilities (see S. 1001), S2239 [3AP]

——— authorize advance appropriations for the Indian Health Service by providing a 2-fiscal-year budget authority (see H.R. 1135), H1492 [8FE]

——— convey certain property in Alaska to Tanana Tribal Council and Bristol Bay Area Health Corp. (see S. 224), S586 [24JA] (see H.R. 933), H1336 [30JA]

——— reauthorize and increase funding for Special Diabetes Program for Type 1 Diabetes (see H.R. 2668), H3726 [10MY]

Dept. of Homeland Security: establish Arctic Executive Steering Committee (see S. 1179), S2434 [11AP]

Dept. of Justice: review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing and murdered Native Americans (see S. 227), S680 [25JA] (see H.R. 2733), H3789 [14MY]

Dept. of State: establish a U.S. Ambassador at Large for Arctic Affairs (see H.R. 3493), H5199 [26JN]

Dept. of the Interior: modify a definition and disposition and authorized uses of qualified Outer Continental Shelf revenues, exempt certain payments from sequestration, and distribute certain revenues to Alaska (see S. 2418), S5311 [1AU]

Dept. of Transportation: provide Puerto Rico the same exceptions as Alaska relative to foreign air cargo carriers leaving and collecting cargo on their way to or from another U.S. destination (see H.R. 2357), H3283 [25AP]

Education: increase diversity and inclusion in tech sector and minority access to opportunity in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) education (see H. Res. 169), H2322 [4MR]

EPA: establish new timeline for certain Alaska State implementation plan and attainment requirements for Fairbanks North Star Borough (see S. 2426), S5311 [1AU]

——— revise regulations to prevent catastrophic failure or shutdown of remote diesel power engines in Alaska due to emission control devices (see S. 163), S274 [16JA] (see H.R. 422), H358 [9JA]

National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls: designate (see S. Res. 144), S2270 [4AP]

National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week: designate (see S. Res. 37), S800 [31JA] (see H. Res. 104), H1391 [6FE]

Native Americans: protect cultural practices and livelihoods of producers of Alaska Native handicrafts and fossilized ivory products (see S. 804), S1898 [14MR] (see H.R. 1806), H2745 [14MR]

——— protect voting rights by increasing access and boosting registration, education, and election participation in tribal communities and eliminating discriminatory barriers (see S. 739), S1792 [12MR] (see H.R. 1694), H2679 [12MR]

——— provide for advancements in public safety services to Indian communities (see S. 210), S586 [24JA]

——— tribute to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women (see S. Res. 100), S1734 [7MR] (see H. Res. 173), H2368 [5MR]

Statehood; anniversary (see H. Res. 21), H211 [3JA]

Taxation: treat Alaska Permanent Fund dividends as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax (see S. 2078), S4773 [10JY]

——— treat certain tribal benefits as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax (see S. 2079), S4773 [10JY]

Remarks in House

Anchorage, AK: tribute to Anchorage North Stars youth hockey team, E501 [29AP]

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: minimum acceptable bid for oil and natural gas leases, H4963–H4965 [20JN]

Corps of Engineers: prohibit funding to finalize environmental impact statement for proposed Pebble Mine project, H4746–H4748 [18JN]

Dept. of Education: establish Native American Language Vitalization and Training Program (H.R. 4188), E1059 [16AU]

Dept. of Justice: modify definition of land eligible to be included in Violence Against Women Act tribal jurisdiction pilot project in Alaska, H3034 [3AP]

——— review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing and murdered Native Americans (H.R. 2733), H4921 [20JN], E584 [14MY]

EPA: prohibit funding for enforcement of emissions standards for small incinerators in remote areas of Alaska, H4952, H4953 [20JN]

Kodiak, AK: tribute to Coast Guard Base Kodiak, E182 [14FE]

Native Americans: include Maine and Alaska in protections provided by granting tribal jurisdiction over domestic, dating, and stalking violence, H2996 [3AP]

Postal Service: grant Ravn Alaska (company) status as ‘‘existing mainline carrier’’ to ensure viable passenger service and mail delivery in Alaska, E180 [14FE]

Young, Representative: appreciation of opportunity to serve, H2390 [6MR]

Remarks in Senate

Anchorage, AK: tribute to Anchorage North Stars youth hockey team, S2811 [14MY]

Bernhardt, David: suitability to be Sec. of the Interior relative to connections to the oil industry and views on Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and offshore drilling, S2412 [11AP]

Citizens: tribute, S1318 [13FE]

Dept. of HHS: convey certain property in Alaska to Tanana Tribal Council and Bristol Bay Area Health Corp. (S. 224), S4652 [27JN]

Dept. of Justice: review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing and murdered Native Americans (S. 227), S2673–S2676 [7MY]

EPA: revise regulations to prevent catastrophic failure or shutdown of remote diesel power engines in Alaska due to emission control devices (S. 163), S2982 [20MY]

National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls: designate (S. Res. 144), S2623 [2MY], S2663, S2672, S2673, S2676 [7MY]

National Military Appreciation Month: observance, S2857 [15MY], S2959 [20MY]

National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week: designate (S. Res. 37), S815 [31JA]

Native Americans: tribute to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women (S. Res. 100), S2099, S2100 [28MR]

Natural resources: impact of development, S1688 [6MR]

Riha, Danielle: Council of Chief State School Officers National Teacher of the Year award finalist, S2595 [2MY]

——— Council of Chief State School Officers State Teacher of the Year for Alaska award recipient, S2595 [2MY]

Special Olympics Alaska: anniversary, S3248 [5JN]

Sports: tribute to Iditarod dogsled race, S1885–S1887, S1911 [14MR]

Supreme Court: decision in Sturgeon v. Frost relative to regulatory authority over navigable waters within National Park System lands in Alaska, S2263–S2266 [4AP]

Transportation: assessment of air, land, and water travel, S5226 [31JY]

Reports filed

Alaska Remote Generator Reliability and Protection Act: Committee on Environment and Public Works (Senate) (S. 163), S866 [5FE]

Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act: Committee on Natural Resources (House) (H.R. 1146) (H. Rept. 116–133), H5255 [27JN]

Dept. of HHS Property Conveyance in Alaska to Tanana Tribal Council and Bristol Bay Area Health Corp.: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 224) (S. Rept. 116–10), S1938 [25MR]

Indian Community Public Safety Services Advancements: Committee on Indian Affairs (Senate) (S. 210) (S. Rept. 116–37), S2645 [6MY]

Texts of

S. 163, Alaska Remote Generator Reliability and Protection Act, S2982 [20MY]

S. 224, Dept. of HHS property conveyance in Alaska to Tanana Tribal Council and Bristol Bay Area Health Corp., S4652 [27JN]

S. 1001, Tribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act, S2241 [3AP]

S. Res. 37, National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week, S811 [31JA]

S. Res. 100, tribute to American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women, S1743 [7MR]

S. Res. 144, National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls, S2279 [4AP]

Tributes

Murkowski, Senator, S159 [11JA]

Young, Representative, S1698, S1699 [6MR], H6 [3JA], H2388–H2390 [6MR]