H. R. 1726
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 9, 2021
Mr. Young (for himself, Mr. Newhouse, Mr. Gosar, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Rosendale, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Obernolte, Mr. Westerman, Mr. Stauber, and Mrs. Boebert) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources
To provide that an order or action by the President or the Secretary of the Interior imposing a moratorium on oil and gas leasing shall not take effect without the express approval of Congress.
This Act may be cited as the
America Needs Worthwhile Resources Act or the
Congressional approval of orders
Any order or action by the President or the Secretary of the Interior that has the effect of placing a moratorium on oil and gas leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge shall have no force or effect unless—
the order or action is submitted to Congress; and
a joint resolution that approves the order or action is enacted by Congress.