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H.Res. 659: Affirming that States should maintain primacy for the regulation of hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas production on State and private lands and that the President should not declare a moratorium on the use of hydraulic fracturing on Federal lands (including the Outer Continental Shelf), State lands, private lands, or lands held in trust for an Indian Tribe unless such moratorium is authorized by an Act of Congress.

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Rob Bishop

Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 29, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Oct 29, 2019
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Introduced on Oct 29, 2019

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on October 29, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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Oct 29, 2019
 
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H.Res. 659 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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