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America Needs Worthwhile Resources Act


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IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Mrs. Hawthorne (for herself, with thanks to Mr. Young) introduced the following bill

A BILL

To provide that an order or action by the President or the Secretary of the Interior imposing a moratorium on oil and gas leasing shall not take effect without the express approval of Congress.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the “America Needs Worthwhile Resources Act” or the “ANWR Act”.

SEC. 2. CONGRESSIONAL APPROVAL OF ORDERS.

Any order or action by the President or the Secretary of the Interior that has the effect of placing a moratorium on oil and gas leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge shall have no force or effect unless—

(1) the order or action is submitted to Congress; and

(2) a joint resolution that approves the order or action is enacted by Congress.

PES

This bill requires the President and the Department of the Interior to obtain the approval of Congress before implementing a moratorium on oil and gas leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Senator Holly Hawthorne (R-AK)

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