Senate Joint Resolution 14
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 Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources Review".
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 117-23 on Jun 30, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 25, 2021
Latest Action
Jun 30, 2021
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
14
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
New Mexico
Minnesota
Connecticut
Illinois
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
California
New Jersey
New Mexico
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Wisconsin
Passed
April 28, 2021
Type
Passed Senate
Senate Roll Call Votes
Summary

This joint resolution nullifies the Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources Review rule published by the Environmental Protection Agency on September 14, 2020. The rule finalized amendments to new source performance standards under the Clean Air Act for the oil and natural gas sector, such as an amendment that removed limitations on methane emissions from such sector.

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Public Record
Record Created
Mar 26, 2021 7:53:14 AM
Record Updated
Sep 25, 2021 5:46:38 AM