The Senate passed a before adjourning Wednesday that aims to address issues of U.S. territories.
Sen. Ron WydenRon WydenSenate Dems move to nix Trump's deportation order DNI confirmation hearing expected on Senate return Senate confirms Mnuchin as Treasury secretary MORE (D-Ore.) is the lead sponsor of S. 1237, the Omnibus Territories Act. The Senate passed the measure through a unanimous consent agreement with an amendment from Sen. Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiPublic lands dispute costs Utah a major trade show Oprah's network provides Senate with tape of abuse allegations by Puzder's ex-wife: report More than 100 groups back Puzder for Labor secretary MORE (R-Alaska).
The bill also the Secretary of the Interior to establish an energy action plan for all U.S. territories, including American Samoa, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands.
It expands marine turtle conservation assistance under the Marine Turtle Conservation Act to include the United States and its territories, among several other things.
The bill now head to the House for further action.