H.R. 2471 (110th): Refinery Streamlined Permitting Act of 2007

May 24, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Todd Tiahrt
Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district
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May 24, 2007
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3923 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 27, 2005


This bill was introduced on May 24, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 24, 2007
Referred to Committee May 24, 2007
Full Title

To provide for streamlining the process of Federal approval for construction or expansion of petroleum refineries, and for other purposes.


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14 cosponsors (14R) (show)

House Energy and Commerce

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Refinery Streamlined Permitting Act of 2007 - Instructs the Secretary of Energy to offer assistance to enable states to assign responsibilities delegated to them regarding construction or expansion of a petroleum refining facility in a coordinated and expeditious manner.
Requires all federal and state agencies, to which permitting responsibilities for petroleum refining facilities have been delegated, to enter into a memorandum of understanding about facility construction or expansion.
Requires an agency to: (1) prepare and submit a Statement of Energy Effects to the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, for each proposed significant energy action; and (2) publish such Statement, or a summary of it, in each related Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and in any resulting Final Rule.

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