2017 Recent Vote
Representative Jared Polis (D-CO) offered an amendment to H.R. 3354, the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018, which would prevent federal public lands from being transferred to private owners in violation of existing laws. This amendment prevents federal land transfers that violate the Congressional declaration of policy in the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976. On September 13, the House rejected the Polis amendment by a vote of 198-212 (House roll call vote 491). YES is the pro-environment position. The House passed H.R. 3354 on September 14.