About the resolution
Note: This bill passed both chambers in highly partisan votes with Republican support. The following summary was written by House GOP in support of the bill.
H.J.Res. 44, which passed the House and Senate on March 7, 2017, would disapprove and nullify the rule issued by the Department of the Interior on December 12, 2016, to establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA).
The final rule, known as Planning 2.0, completely overhauls existing resource management regulations and, according to the bill's sponsor, abandons Congressional intent derived from FLPMA. The rule would have allowed any member of the public to have the same level of input as states and localities at the beginning of the planning …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wyoming At Large. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 8, 2017
Length: 1 page
What legislators are saying
“Congressman Cheney's Planning 2.0 Bill Signed Into Law by President Trump”
— Rep. Liz Cheney [R-WY] (Sponsor) on Mar 27, 2017
“Rep. Stewart Participates in White House Bill Signing to Rollback Regulations”
— Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT2] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 27, 2017
H.J.Res. 44 (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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 44. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, Pub. L. No. 115-12, H.R.J. Res. 44, 115th Cong. (2017).
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