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Introduced in Senate (07/11/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 3193


To limit the establishment or extension of national monuments in the State of Utah.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

July 11, 2018

Mr. Lee introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To limit the establishment or extension of national monuments in the State of Utah.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protect Utah’s Rural Economy Act”.

SEC. 2. Limitation on the establishment or extension of national monuments in the State of Utah.

Section 320301 of title 54, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(e) Limitation on the establishment or extension of National Monuments in the State of Utah.—Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, the President may not establish or extend a national monument in the State of Utah (referred to in this subsection as the ‘State’) unless—

“(1) the extension or establishment has been authorized by an Act of Congress; and

“(2) the President has received from the Governor of the State notice that the State legislature has enacted legislation approving the proposed establishment or extension.”.