H. J. Res 40 -Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007.

Sam Johnson (Republican – Texas) introduced House Joint Resolution 40 to nullify the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007. Continue reading

H.J.Res.36 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to “Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation”.

Rob Bishop (Republican – Utah) introduced House Joint Resolution 36 to nullify the rule submitted by the Bureau of Land Management entitled “Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation.” The rule addresses waste generated during oil and gas production. Continue reading

H.J. Res. 38 – Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule

Bill Johnson (Republican – Ohio) introduced the House Joint Resolution 38 to nullify the rule Submitted by the Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement on December 20, 2016 to address impacts of surface coal mining operations on surface water, groundwater, and the productivity of mining operation sites. Continue reading

H.J.Res.41 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to “Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers”

Bill Huizenga (Republican – Michigan) proposed House Joint Resolution 41 to nullify a rule submitted by the securities and exchange commission relating to “Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers.” The Joint Resolution nullifies a rule, which was mandated under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The rule requires resource extraction issuers (oil, coal, gas companies, etc.) to disclose payments made to governments for the commercial development of oil, natural gas, or minerals. Continue reading

H. Con. Res. 18 – Permitting the use of the rotunda of the Capitol for a ceremony as part of the commemoration of the days of remembrance of victims of the Holocaust.

Patrick Meehan (Republican – Pennsylvania) presented the House Concurrent Resolution 18 to the House on February 1, 2017. The bill was passed in the House on February 6, 2017 and was sent to the Senate. The Senate has not yet approved the resolution. Continue reading

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.

Liz Cheney (Republican – Wyoming) introduced House Joint Resolution 44 to nullify a regulation submitted by the Department of the Interior to establish procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans under the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976. Continue reading