S.228 - National Monument Designation Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Crapo, Mike [R-ID] (Introduced 01/21/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/21/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.228 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/21/2015)
National Monument Designation Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015
This bill requires the President, before a national monument can be designated on public land, to obtain congressional approval, certify compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and determine that the state in which the monument is to be located has enacted legislation approving its designation.
The Department of the Interior may not implement restrictions on the public use of a national monument until the expiration of an appropriate review period providing for public input and congressional approval.