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H.J.Res. 38: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.

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 ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 30, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 16, 2017

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on February 16, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-5

Sponsor:

Bill Johnson

Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
Length: 1 pages

History

Jan 30, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Feb 1, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Feb 2, 2017
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Feb 16, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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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