Senate Bill 2663
115th Congress(2017-2018)
ACRE Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Apr 12, 2018
Overview
Text
Introduced
Apr 12, 2018
Latest Action
Apr 12, 2018
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2663
Congress
115
Policy Area
Environmental Protection
Environmental Protection
Primary focus of measure is regulation of pollution including from hazardous substances and radioactive releases; climate change and greenhouse gases; environmental assessment and research; solid waste and recycling; ecology. Measures concerning energy exploration, efficiency, and conservation may fall under Energy policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Agriculture Creates Real Employment Act or the ACRE Act

This bill reduces environmental requirements for agricultural producers, including requirements concerning

  • the takings of certain birds at farms or aquaculture facilities,
  • exports of certain sea urchins and sea cucumbers,
  • discharges of pesticides,
  • the use of information and data collected in accordance with certain environmental laws, or
  • oil pollution on farms.
Text (1)
April 12, 2018
Actions (3)
04/12/2018
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
04/12/2018
Introduced in Senate
03/14/2018
Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held prior to introduction and/or referral. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-267.
Public Record
Created
Apr 13, 2018 4:26:00 AM
Updated
Dec 8, 2020 1:43:16 PM