To ban hydraulic fracturing on land owned by the United States and leased to a third party, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 21, 2015
Length: 2 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on April 21, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“On Earth Day Pocan and Schakowsky Introduce Strongest Federal Fracking Ban in the U.S.”
— Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI2] (Sponsor) on Apr 22, 2015
Dec 10, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5844 (113th).
Apr 21, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.R. 1902 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2019). H.R. 1902 — 114th Congress: Protect Our Public Lands Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr1902
“H.R. 1902 — 114th Congress: Protect Our Public Lands Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. October 15, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr1902>
Protect Our Public Lands Act, H.R. 1902, 114th Cong. (2015).
|title=H.R. 1902 (114th)
|accessdate=October 15, 2019
|author=114th Congress (2015)
|date=April 21, 2015
|quote=Protect Our Public Lands Act
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.