Text: H.R.2910 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/22/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2910


To provide that an order by the Secretary of the Interior imposing a moratorium on Federal coal leasing shall not take effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 22, 2019

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


A BILL

To provide that an order by the Secretary of the Interior imposing a moratorium on Federal coal leasing shall not take effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. Congressional approval for order by Secretary of the Interior imposing a moratorium on Federal coal leasing.

An order by the Secretary of the Interior imposing a moratorium on Federal coal leasing shall have no force or effect unless—

(1) the Secretary submits to Congress the proposed order; and

(2) a joint resolution that approves the order is enacted within 30 legislative days after the proposed order is received by Congress.

SEC. 2. Rescission of moratorium on coal leasing.

Secretarial Order 3338, issued by the Secretary of Interior on January 15, 2016, shall have no force or effect.


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