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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Feb 16, 2017
Legislative Digest
On the Today: 2 Rule Bills

The House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business. First and last votes expected: 2:15 p.m - 3:15 p.m.

2 Rule Bills 

1) H.J.Res. 69 - 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 (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Don Young (R-AK) | Natural Resources Committee

Topline Summary: This bill disapproves and nullifies the rule issued by the Department of the Interior on August 5, 2016, amending regulations for National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska that govern predator control and public participation and closure procedures.

2) H.J.Res. 43 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients (PDF)

Sponsor: Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) | Energy and Commerce Committee

Topline Summary: This bill disapproves and nullifies the rule issued by the Department of Health and Human Services on December 19, 2016, relating to Title X family planning funds.  The rule blocks states from restricting Title X family planning funds to abortion providers.

115th Congress