Week ending February 8, 2017, 2017
H.J.Res.44 – Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That Congress disapproves the rule submitted by the Bureau of Land Management of the Department of the Interior relating to “Resource Management Planning” (published at 81 Fed. Reg. 89580 (December 12, 2016)), and such rule shall have no force or effect.
The regulation nullified requires developing land use plans in coordination with state, local, tribal governments, and the public as it relates to multiple uses. Among other things the rule requires the best available scientific information and traditional ecological knowledge in land use decisions.
Sponsor: Rep. Cheney, Liz [R-WY-At Large] (Introduced 01/30/2017)
Status: Passed House / Passed Senate /
VOTES and FLOOR ACTION
On Passage: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 234 – 186 (Roll no. 83)
Motion to recommit:
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On Passage: The Joint Resolution was agreed to by a vote of 51–48.
COST AND IMPACT
Cost to the taxpayers: Data not available
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Tax Complexity: Not applicable to this bill.
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Constitutional Authority: Assumed.
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