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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 22, 2015
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 21, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate.
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33 Cosponsors (33 Republicans)
Statement of Administration Policy
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Nov 21, 2013
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1900 (113th).
Jan 6, 2015
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Jan 21, 2015
Passed House (Senate next)
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H.R. 161 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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