Today, Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX), Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, issued the following statement after North Dakota District Court Judge Ralph Erickson issued a preliminary injunction to halt the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule from being implemented in 13 states. It would affect Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.
H.R. 2682, Business Risk Mitigation and Price Stabilization Act of 2011
To provide end user exemptions from certain provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and for other purposes.
Reps. Michael Grimm (R-NY), Gary Peters (D-MI), Austin Scott (R-GA), and Bill Owens (D-NY)
All amendments below adopted by voice vote:
Peterson Amendment to the Lucas Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute
Roll Call Votes
Advanced out of the Committee by voice vote on January 25, 2012.
Publication: Section by Section of H.R. 2682
Passed by the House on March 26, 2012.