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H.R. 757: Protecting New Mexico’s Jobs and Public Education System Act


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 3, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 757

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 3, 2021

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

A BILL

To exempt the State of New Mexico from certain provisions of certain orders related to oil and gas drilling.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protecting New Mexico’s Jobs and Public Education System Act.

2.

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:

(1)

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).

(2)

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).