H.R. 351 - LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act

Bill Text

    Text of H.R. 351 PDF XML

    LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act (as introduced)

Rule Information

REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, January 26, 2015.

Agreed to by record vote of 241-169, on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

MANAGERS: Sessions/Polis

1. Closed rule.

2. Provides one hour of 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. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

6. Provides one motion to recommit.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Garamendi (CA)DemocratLays out in its purpose section the national security argument that transporting American LNG on U.S.-built and -flag ships, which renders it complicit with our WTO obligations. The second section requires that LNG be transported on U.S.-flag ships until 2020, and on U.S.-built and -flag ships thereafter. Submitted
2Version 1Reed (NY)RepublicanProvides for a study by the Department of Energy to determine the cost to transportation infrastructure for the export of natural gas. Provides for a fee to be collected to offset those costs. Submitted
3Version 1Reed (NY)RepublicanAllows a State to impose duty on natural gas destined for export to a foreign nation through an LNG terminal for purposes of using the revenue to fund improvements to roads and bridges.Submitted