About the resolution
H.J.Res. 69 would nullify the rule issued by the Department of the Interior on August 5, 2016, amending regulations for National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska that govern predator control and public participation and closure procedures.
The rule amended regulations for the National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska, referring to existing mandates related to predator control on Alaska refuges. In addition to prohibiting several methods and means for the take of predators the rule also updates public participation and closure procedures.
According to the bill’s sponsor, “There’s no question, the Fish and Wildlife Service rule—which lays claim to more than 20 percent of our state—violates ANILCA (Alaska National Interest Land Conservation Act) and the Alaska Statehood Compact. Not only does this action undermine Alaska’s ability to manage fish and wildlife upon refuge …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Alaska At Large. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 22, 2017
Length: 1 page
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 3, 2017
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on April 3, 2017.
2 Cosponsors (2 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Alaska Delegation Supports Administrations Proposal to Reverse Federal Takeover of State Hunting Regulations”
— Rep. Don Young [R-AK, 1973-2022] (Sponsor) on May 22, 2018
“Inhofe Votes to Leave Wildlife Refuge Management to States”
— Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK, 1994-2022] on Mar 21, 2017
“Providing More Relief from Obama Regulations”
— Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17, 2011-2020] on Feb 16, 2017
H.J.Res. 69 (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. 69. 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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Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to “Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska”, Pub. L. No. 115-20, H.R.J. Res. 69, 115th Cong. (2017).
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