IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
August 6, 2015
Mr. Lee (for himself, Mr. Hatch, and Mr. Barrasso) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
To amend section 320301 of title 54, United States Code, to modify the authority of the President of the United States to declare national monuments, and for other purposes.
Amendment to authority to declare national monuments
Section 320301 of title 54, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:
A proclamation or reservation under subsection (a) or (b) shall expire 3 years after proclaimed or reserved unless specifically approved by—
a Federal law enacted after the date of the proclamation or reservation; and
a State law, for each State where the land covered by the proclamation or reservation is located, enacted after the date of the proclamation or reservation.