H.J.Res. 38 - Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of the Interior Known As the Stream Protection Rule.

Environmental protection. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED on February 2, 2017.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 54 voted NO: 45
1 voted present/not voting

Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of the Interior Known As the Stream Protection Rule.

H.J.Res. 38 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule. (by CRS)
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Title
Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.
Other Titles
  • Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.
Sponsor
Bill Johnson
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Environmental protection
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Coal
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of the Interior
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Hydrology and hydrography
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Mining
  • Water quality
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Major Actions
Introduced1/30/2017
Referred to Committee
Passed House2/01/2017
Passed Senate2/02/2017
Signed by President2/16/2017
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseH.J.Res. 38: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.2/01/2017This bill PASSED the House
228 voted YES 194 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
select this voteSenateMotion to Proceed on H.J.Res. 38: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.2/01/2017This motion PASSED the Senate
56 voted YES 42 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateH.J.Res. 38: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.2/02/2017This bill PASSED the Senate
54 voted YES 45 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/30/2017
1/30/2017Introduced in House
1/30/2017Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
1/30/2017Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 70 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 38 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit.
1/31/2017Rule H. Res. 70 passed House.
2/01/2017Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 70.
2/01/2017Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 38 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit.
2/01/2017DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 38.
2/01/2017The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2/01/2017POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.J.Res. 38, the Chair put the question on passage and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Grijalva demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on passage until a time to be announced.
2/01/2017Considered as unfinished business.
2/01/2017Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2/01/2017Received in the Senate.
2/01/2017Measure laid before Senate by motion.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage2/01/2017H.J.Res. 38: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.
select this voteVote2/01/2017Motion to Proceed on H.J.Res. 38: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.
2/02/2017Considered by Senate.
2/02/2017Message on Senate action sent to the House.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage2/02/2017H.J.Res. 38: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.
Presented to President2/06/2017Presented to President.
Signed2/16/2017Signed by President.
Enacted2/16/2017Became Public Law No: 115-5.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

7% more
$12,812,256
$187,950
$42,650
$334,919
$526,581
$13,904,356
$5,661,565
$7,331,269
$10,568
$13,003,402
10 Organizations Support and 14 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of the Interior Known As the Stream Protection Rule.: H.J.Res. 38: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.

10 organizations support this bill

American Commitment
American Commitment (2017, January 31). It’s time to end the War on Coal!. Retrieved January 31, 2017, from American Commitment.
American Energy Alliance
American Energy Alliance (2017, January 31). Key Vote: Stream Rule and BLM Methane CRAs. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from American Energy Alliance.
Americans for Prosperity
Harbin, Chrissy (2017, January 31). AFP KEY VOTE: YES ON FOUR CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW ACT (CRA) JOINT RESOLUTIONS OF DISAPPROVAL. Retrieved January 31, 2017, from Americans for Prosperity.
Americans for Tax Reform
Norquist, Grover G. (2017, January 30). ATR Urges Repeal of Stream Protection Rule Under Congressional Review Act. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from Americans for Tax Reform.
Competitive Enterprise Institute
Lassman, Kent & Yeatman, William (2017, January 31). CRA Vote on Stream Protection Rule. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from Competitive Enterprise Institute.
Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
Schatz, Tom (2017, February 1). Vote YES to CRA Resolutions. Retrieved February 2, 2017, from Council for Citizens Against Government Waste.
FreedomWorks
Brandon, Adam (2017, January 31). Key Vote YES on Resolutions of Disapproval Against Costly Federal Regulations. Retrieved January 31, 2017, from FreedomWorks.
Heritage Action for America
Heritage Action for America (2017, January 31). KEY VOTE: “YES” ON DISAPPROVING THE STREAM PROTECTION RULE (H.J.RES. 38). Retrieved January 31, 2017, from Heritage Action for America.
National Association of Manufacturers
National Association of Manufacturers (2017, January 30). HJRES38-115 Resolution of Disapproval of the Stream Protection Rule. Retrieved February 15, 2017, from National Association of Manufacturers.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Howard, Jack (2017, January 31). U.S. Chamber Letter on Stream Protection and Resource Extraction Rules. Retrieved January 31, 2017, from U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

14 organizations oppose this bill

Appalachian Voices
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 1). Congress is attacking clean water safeguards in order to protect the coal industry. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from Clean Water Action.
Center for American Progress
CAP (2017, February 2). STATEMENT: CAP’s Matt Lee-Ashley on Congress’ Vote to Enable Corruption in the Oil Industry and Allow Coal Mine Waste to Destroy Streams. Retrieved February 2, 2017, from Center for American Progress.
Center for Biological Diversity
Center for Biological Diversity (2017, February 1). House of Representatives Votes to Block Rules Protecting Rivers From Coal Waste. Retrieved February 2, 2017, from Center for Biological Diversity.
Citizens Coal Council
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 1). Congress is attacking clean water safeguards in order to protect the coal industry. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from Clean Water Action.
Clean Water Action
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 1). Congress is attacking clean water safeguards in order to protect the coal industry. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from Clean Water Action.
Cook Inlet Keeper
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 1). Congress is attacking clean water safeguards in order to protect the coal industry. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from Clean Water Action.
Defenders of Wildlife
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 1). Congress is attacking clean water safeguards in order to protect the coal industry. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from Clean Water Action.
Earthjustice
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 1). Congress is attacking clean water safeguards in order to protect the coal industry. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from Clean Water Action.
League of Conservation Voters
Karpinski, Gene (2017, January 30). RE: OPPOSE EXTREME CONGRESSIONAL REVIEW ACT ATTACK ON STREAM PROTECTION RULE. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from League of Conservation Voters.
National Parks Conservation Association
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 1). Congress is attacking clean water safeguards in order to protect the coal industry. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from Clean Water Action.
Natural Resources Defense Council
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 1). Congress is attacking clean water safeguards in order to protect the coal industry. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from Clean Water Action.
Sierra Club
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 1). Congress is attacking clean water safeguards in order to protect the coal industry. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from Clean Water Action.
Southern Environmental Law Center
Undersigned organizations (2017, February 1). Congress is attacking clean water safeguards in order to protect the coal industry. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from Clean Water Action.
Trout Unlimited
Trout Unlimited (2017, January 31). Re: Trout Unlimited (TU) opposes the CRA Resolution against the Stream Protection Rule. Retrieved February 1, 2017, from Trout Unlimited.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$28,050$19,100Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$3,250$718,873No
John BarrassoRWY$24,800$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$500$741,474No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$3,700$91,064No
Roy BluntRMO$127,773$5,700Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$10,300$196,721No
John BoozmanRAR$41,682$1,000Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$4,950$581,688No
Richard BurrRNC$72,305$20,550Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$131,970No
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$134,175$8,000Yes
Ben CardinDMD$10,000$42,975No
Tom CarperDDE$1,500$20,550No
Bob CaseyDPA$19,950$88,654No
Bill CassidyRLA$325,465$39,700Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$17,050$14,850Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$36,900$38,050No
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$5,600$138,596No
Bob CorkerRTN$55,220$0Yes
John CornynRTX$108,105$0Yes
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0No
Tom CottonRAR$1,251,697$2,600Yes
Mike CrapoRID$20,194$1,300Yes
Ted CruzRTX$1,647,225$1,250Yes
Steve DainesRMT$247,575$1,000Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$250$97,865Yes
Tammy DuckworthDIL$2,750$543,603No
Dick DurbinDIL$6,000$108,754No
Mike EnziRWY$5,500$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$184,761$500Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$14,000$17,722No
Deb FischerRNE$193,371$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,348,754$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$6,800$337,011No
Cory GardnerRCO$427,955$750Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$8,360$191,871No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$73,888$39,663Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$61,525$4,700Yes
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0No
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$37,150$1,000Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$37,900$454,267No
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$61,265Yes
Dean HellerRNV$141,087$6,000Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,250$123,964No
John HoevenRND$49,000$2,000Yes
Jim InhofeROK$48,424$500Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$54,450$5,400Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$641,479$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$7,100$589,433No
John KennedyRLA$0$0Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$500$67,835No
Amy KlobucharDMN$16,900$40,263No
James LankfordROK$139,070$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,500$88,509No
Mike LeeRUT$464,002$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$7,500$96,695Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$7,000$580,304No
John McCainRAZ$150,828$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$5,650$145,736Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$281,581$3,500Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,500$29,200No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,000$238,948No
Jerry MoranRKS$7,950$500Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$48,950$24,650Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$250$417,314No
Patty MurrayDWA$4,250$313,569No
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$3,000$153,493No
Rand PaulRKY$536,519$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$209,278$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$9,450$719,219No
Rob PortmanROH$208,031$35,500Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$23,300No
Jim RischRID$46,387$1,000Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$110,867$2,600Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$76,181$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$561,745$15,213Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$1,000$363,312No
Ben SasseRNE$701,701$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$2,500$329,570No
Chuck SchumerDNY$20,260$171,525No
Tim ScottRSC$275,091$8,400Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$5,700$0Not Voting
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,500$335,498No
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,200$2,400Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$13,226$102,341No
Dan SullivanRAK$639,073$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$3,750$413,451No
John ThuneRSD$151,731$11,400Yes
Thom TillisRNC$250,584$5,200Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,198,531$13,200Yes
Tom UdallDNM$8,100$261,033No
Chris Van HollenDMD$1,500$249,543No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$6,950$105,402No
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$5,500$1,825,349No
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$600$150,101No
Roger F. WickerRMS$3,000$3,500Yes
Ron WydenDOR$11,700$162,146No
Todd YoungRIN$139,550$750Yes

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$28,050$19,100Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$3,250$718,873No
John BarrassoRWY$24,800$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$500$741,474No
Richard BlumenthalDCT$3,700$91,064No
Roy BluntRMO$127,773$5,700Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$10,300$196,721No
John BoozmanRAR$41,682$1,000Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$4,950$581,688No
Richard BurrRNC$72,305$20,550Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$131,970No
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$134,175$8,000Yes
Ben CardinDMD$10,000$42,975No
Tom CarperDDE$1,500$20,550No
Bob CaseyDPA$19,950$88,654No
Bill CassidyRLA$325,465$39,700Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$17,050$14,850Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$36,900$38,050No
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$5,600$138,596No
Bob CorkerRTN$55,220$0Yes
John CornynRTX$108,105$0Yes
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0No
Tom CottonRAR$1,251,697$2,600Yes
Mike CrapoRID$20,194$1,300Yes
Ted CruzRTX$1,647,225$1,250Yes
Steve DainesRMT$247,575$1,000Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$250$97,865Yes
Tammy DuckworthDIL$2,750$543,603No
Dick DurbinDIL$6,000$108,754No
Mike EnziRWY$5,500$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$184,761$500Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$14,000$17,722No
Deb FischerRNE$193,371$0Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,348,754$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$6,800$337,011No
Cory GardnerRCO$427,955$750Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$8,360$191,871No
Lindsey GrahamRSC$73,888$39,663Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$61,525$4,700Yes
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0No
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0No
Orrin G. HatchRUT$37,150$1,000Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$37,900$454,267No
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$61,265Yes
Dean HellerRNV$141,087$6,000Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$1,250$123,964No
John HoevenRND$49,000$2,000Yes
Jim InhofeROK$48,424$500Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$54,450$5,400Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$641,479$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$7,100$589,433No
John KennedyRLA$0$0Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$500$67,835No
Amy KlobucharDMN$16,900$40,263No
James LankfordROK$139,070$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,500$88,509No
Mike LeeRUT$464,002$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$7,500$96,695Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$7,000$580,304No
John McCainRAZ$150,828$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$5,650$145,736Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$281,581$3,500Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,500$29,200No
Jeff MerkleyDOR$1,000$238,948No
Jerry MoranRKS$7,950$500Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$48,950$24,650Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$250$417,314No
Patty MurrayDWA$4,250$313,569No
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$3,000$153,493No
Rand PaulRKY$536,519$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$209,278$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$9,450$719,219No
Rob PortmanROH$208,031$35,500Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$23,300No
Jim RischRID$46,387$1,000Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$110,867$2,600Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$76,181$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$561,745$15,213Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$1,000$363,312No
Ben SasseRNE$701,701$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$2,500$329,570No
Chuck SchumerDNY$20,260$171,525No
Tim ScottRSC$275,091$8,400Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$5,700$0Not Voting
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,500$335,498No
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$11,200$2,400Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$13,226$102,341No
Dan SullivanRAK$639,073$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$3,750$413,451No
John ThuneRSD$151,731$11,400Yes
Thom TillisRNC$250,584$5,200Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,198,531$13,200Yes
Tom UdallDNM$8,100$261,033No
Chris Van HollenDMD$1,500$249,543No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$6,950$105,402No
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$5,500$1,825,349No
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$600$150,101No
Roger F. WickerRMS$3,000$3,500Yes
Ron WydenDOR$11,700$162,146No
Todd YoungRIN$139,550$750Yes

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$12,812,256
Manufacturing$526,581
Chambers of commerce$334,919
Energy, Natural Resources and Environment$187,950
Fiscal & tax policy$42,650

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$7,331,269
Environmental policy$5,661,565
Fisheries & wildlife$10,568
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