Disapproving Methane and Waste Prevention Rule
Bill Number: HJRes-36
Passed House, Failed in Senate
The bill will not become law.
Joint Resolution 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.
This bill revokes the 2016 Methane and Waste Prevention Rule
This bill prevents the Obama administration's Methane and Waste Reduction Rule - issued by the Department of the Interior (DOI) - from taking effect.
It makes use of the Congressional Review Act, which allows Congress to revoke new rules issued by federal agencies.