Text: S.2430 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (08/01/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 2430


To provide an exemption from certain requirements for federally funded projects and activities in areas not in metropolitan statistical areas, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

August 1, 2019

Mrs. Blackburn (for herself, Mr. Perdue, and Mrs. Hyde-Smith) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works


A BILL

To provide an exemption from certain requirements for federally funded projects and activities in areas not in metropolitan statistical areas, 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. Federally funded projects and activities not in metropolitan statistical areas.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and division A of subtitle III of title 54, United States Code (formerly known as the “National Historic Preservation Act”), shall not apply to any project or activity that—

(1) is not located in a metropolitan statistical area (as defined by the Office of Management and Budget); and

(2) is carried out using Federal funds.