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H.J.Res. 36 (115th): Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to “Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation”.

About the resolution

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.J. Res. 36 nullifies a rule that was issued by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that requires operators to take various actions to reduce waste of gas lost during oil and gas production activities through venting or flaring of the gas, and through equipment leaks. Bill sponsors considered the rule's cost savings estimates from BLM to have been overstated, the rule itself unnecessary due to decreased levels of emissions and the legal basis for the rule tenuous. As a general matter, the EPA and states are authorized ...

Sponsor and status

Rob Bishop

Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jan 30, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 3, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

History

Jan 30, 2017
 
Introduced

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Feb 3, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.J.Res. 36 (115th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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