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H.R. 1726: ANWR Act


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 9, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1726

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 9, 2021

(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

A BILL

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.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the America Needs Worthwhile Resources Act or the ANWR Act.

2.

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—

(1)

the order or action is submitted to Congress; and

(2)

a joint resolution that approves the order or action is enacted by Congress.