Senate Joint Resolution 10
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by the Secretary of the Interior relating to stream protection.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jan 30, 2017
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 30, 2017
Latest Action
Jan 30, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Joint Resolution
Joint Resolution
A form of legislative measure used to propose changes in law, or to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.J.Res. or S.J.Res. Concurrent resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions. Bill is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
10
Congress
115
Policy Area
Environmental Protection
Environmental Protection
Primary focus of measure is regulation of pollution including from hazardous substances and radioactive releases; climate change and greenhouse gases; environmental assessment and research; solid waste and recycling; ecology. Measures concerning energy exploration, efficiency, and conservation may fall under Energy policy area.
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No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This joint resolution nullifies the Stream Protection Rule finalized by the Department of the Interior on December 20, 2016. The rule addresses the impacts of surface coal mining operations on surface water, groundwater, and the productivity of mining operation sites.

Text (1)
January 30, 2017
Actions (2)
01/30/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
01/30/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jan 31, 2017 5:23:10 AM
Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:42:40 PM