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H.R. 2074 (115th): Public Input for National Monuments Act

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 6, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2074

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 6, 2017

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

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.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as Public Input for National Monuments Act.

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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:

(e)

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).

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