H.R. 1900 (113th): Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act


May 9, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 21, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.


Mike Pompeo

Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2013
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for the timely consideration of all licenses, permits, and approvals required under Federal law with respect to the siting, construction, expansion, or operation of any natural gas pipeline projects.

Summary (CRS)

Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act - Amends the Natural Gas Act to direct the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to approve or deny a certificate of public convenience and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 9, 2013

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Jul 17, 2013
Reported by Committee

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Nov 21, 2013
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1900”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


22 cosponsors (21R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Nov 21, 2013 12:13 p.m.
Passed 252/165

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 161 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Jan 21, 2015

H.R. 2 (Related)
American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 18, 2014

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