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H.R. 1900 - Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act

Bill Text

  • Text of Rules Committee Print 113-25 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 1900 as ordered reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce

  • Text of H.R. 1900 PDF XML

    Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act (as introduced) 

  • Text of H. Rept. 113-269 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Energy and Commerce

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-4 on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 420: 
ADOPTED by record vote of 223-195, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 225-194, on Wednesday, November 20, 2013.  

 

MANAGERS: Burgess/McGovern

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-25 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute.

6. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

9. Section 2 provides that on any legislative day during the period from November 22, 2013, through November 29, 2013: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

10. Section 3 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 2 of the resolution.

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratDelays flood insurance premium changes until the completion of affordability study.Submitted
5Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratStrikes the provision that requires FERC to automatically issue other agencies’ permits if the deadline is missed. Made In Order
3Version 1Dingell (MI)DemocratSUBSTITUTE Replaces the bill with a requirement that GAO complete a study on what, if any, delays are expected by FERC or other federal, state, or local permitting authorities in issuing permits regarding the siting, construction, expansion, or operation of any natural gas pipeline project.Made In Order
6Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDelays the implementation of the bill, if enacted, so long as sequestration is in effect.Made In Order
4Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratWould toll the time limits until FERC has considered and responded to state or local objections or concerns about the pipeline project.Made In Order
2Version 1Tonko (NY)DemocratRequires the application for a natural gas pipeline to include information to ensure that methane emissions will be minimized before the application can be considered for approval. Made In Order