H.J.Res. 69: 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”.

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 ...

(Source: House Republican Policy Committee)

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Introduced:

Feb 7, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Feb 16, 2017

This resolution passed in the House on February 16, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Don Young

Representative for Alaska At Large

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 17, 2017
Length: 2 pages

History

Feb 7, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 16, 2017
 
Passed House

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.J.Res. 69 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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