Senate Joint Resolution 55
117th Congress(2021-2022)
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Council on Environmental Quality relating to "National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Regulations Revisions".
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Passed Senate on Aug 4, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 13, 2022
Latest Action
Aug 9, 2022
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
55
Congress
117
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.
Sponsorship by Party
Alaska
Arkansas
Arkansas
Florida
Indiana
Indiana
Kentucky
Louisiana
Louisiana
Mississippi
Mississippi
Missouri
Missouri
Nebraska
Nebraska
North Carolina
North Carolina
North Dakota
North Dakota
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
South Carolina
South Dakota
South Dakota
Tennessee
Wisconsin
Senate Votes (2)
House Votes (0)
Passed
August 4, 2022
Type
Passed Senate
Senate Roll Call Votes
Summary

This joint resolution nullifies the final rule issued by the Council on Environmental Quality titled National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Regulations Revisions and published on April 20, 2022. The rule restores regulatory provisions issued under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) that were in effect before being modified in 2020 by the Update to the Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act rule.

Text (3)
Actions (9)
08/09/2022
Held at the desk.
08/09/2022
Received in the House.
08/08/2022
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
08/04/2022
Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 47. Record Vote Number: 283. (consideration: CR S4004-4013; text: CR S4004)
08/04/2022
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 47. Record Vote Number: 283.(consideration: CR S4004-4013; text: CR S4004)
08/03/2022
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 468.
08/03/2022
Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works discharged, by petition, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 802(c).
07/13/2022
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
07/13/2022
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Created
Jul 14, 2022 4:12:15 AM
Record Updated
Aug 10, 2022 1:24:56 PM