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. 992, the Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act
To amend provisions in section 716 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act relating to Federal assistance for swaps entities.
Reps. Randy Hultgren (R-IL), Richard Hudson (F-NC), Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), and Jim Himes (D-CT)
Introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on March 6, 2013
Ordered reported by recorded vote of 31 yeas to 14 nays on March 20, 2013 (Roll Call Vote #1)