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H.J.Res. 69 (115th): 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”.


The text of the resolution below is as of Mar 22, 2017 (Passed Congress).

Summary of this resolution

Source: House Republican Policy Committee

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 ...


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One Hundred Fifteenth Congress of the United States of America

At the First Session

H. J. RES. 69

JOINT RESOLUTION

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.

That Congress disapproves the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska (81 Fed. Reg. 52247 (August 5, 2016)), and such rule shall have no force or effect.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate.