About the resolution
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
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 3, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Jan 30, 2017
Passed House (Senate next) on Feb 3, 2017
This resolution passed in the House on February 3, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
H.J.Res. 36 is 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.
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