About the resolution
H.J.Res. 38, now P.L. 115-5, disapproved of the rule submitted by the Department of Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.
The new rule attempted to reduce the environmental impact of coal mining. It established a buffer zone rule blocking mining within 100 feet of streams, and imposed stricter policies that required companies to restore land to pre-mining conditions. The rule also required operators to collect data about the site of any proposed operations, as well as adjacent areas, before beginning mining to establish a baseline for ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
Length: 1 pages
Jan 30, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 16, 2017
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on February 16, 2017.
H.J.Res. 38 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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