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H.J.Res. 70 (115th): Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior regarding requirements for exploratory drilling on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf.

The text of the resolution below is as of Feb 9, 2017 (Introduced).


IA

115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 70

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 9, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Gosar, Mr. Cramer, Mrs. Radewagen, Mr. Newhouse, and Mr. Biggs) submitted the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

JOINT RESOLUTION

Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior regarding requirements for exploratory drilling on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf.

That Congress disapproves the rule submitted by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management of the Department of the Interior relating to Oil and Gas and Sulfur Operations on the Outer Continental Shelf—Requirements for Exploratory Drilling on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf (published at 81 Fed. Reg. 46477 (July 15, 2016)), and such rule shall have no force or effect.