H. R. 757
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 3, 2021
Ms. Herrell introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources
To exempt the State of New Mexico from certain provisions of certain orders related to oil and gas drilling.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting New Mexico’s Jobs and Public Education System Act.
Exemption of New Mexico from certain provisions of certain orders related to oil and gas drilling
The following provisions shall not apply to the State of New Mexico:
Section 208 of Executive Order 14008 on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, issued on January 27, 2021 (relating to a pause on new oil and natural gas leases on public lands).
Section 3(g) of order number 3395 issued by the Acting Secretary of the Interior and dated January 20, 2021 (related to any lease, contract, or other agreement, or permit regarding fossil fuel extraction).