H. R. 4139
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 4, 2014
Mr. Turner (for himself, Mr. Shimkus, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Olson, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. Womack, Mr. Westmoreland, Ms. Jenkins, Mr. Brooks of Alabama, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, Mr. Gerlach, Mr. Lucas, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. King of New York, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Dent, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Marino, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Stivers, Mr. Murphy of Pennsylvania, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Broun of Georgia, and Mr. Reichert) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To promote United States economic growth and job creation and strengthen strategic partnerships with United States allies, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
American Job Creation and Strategic Alliances LNG Act
Expedited approval of exportation of natural gas to World Trade Organization countries
Section 3(c) of the Natural Gas Act ( 15 U.S.C. 717b(c) ) is amended—
or to a World Trade Organization country after
trade in natural gas; and
by adding at the end the following:
For purposes of this subsection, the term
World Trade Organization country means a country described in
section 2(10) of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (19 U.S.C.
The amendments made by section 2 shall apply with respect to applications for the authorization to export natural gas under section 3 of the Natural Gas Act ( 15 U.S.C. 717b ) that are pending on, or filed on or after, the date of enactment of this Act.