H. R. 2074
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 6, 2017
Mr. Walden introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources
To amend chapter 3203 of title 54, United States Code, to require compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 as a condition on the designation of national monuments.
This Act may be cited as
Public Input for National Monuments Act.
Application of National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 to designation of national monuments
Section 320301 of title 54, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:
Compliance with National Environmental Policy Act
The designation of a national monument under this chapter is a major Federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment, and the President shall certify compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) as a condition on the President’s discretion under subsection (a).