Public Law 115-20: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to “Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska”.

By | July 10, 2018
Seal of the U.S. Department of the Interior

Seal of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Nullifies a Department of the Interior rule related to non-subsistence hunting in National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska.

Official Summary

This joint resolution nullifies the rule finalized by the Department of the Interior on August 5, 2016, relating to non-subsistence takings of wildlife and public participation and closure procedures on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska.

Passed House
2017-02-16
Passed Senate
2017-03-21
Signed by President
2017-04-03
Became Public Law
2017-04-03

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large]

Cosponsors: Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32], Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2]

Votes

Passed Senate: http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?&congress=115&session=1&vote=00092

Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll098.xml

Related bill:  SJRES 18 (Did not pass the Senate)

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