H.R. 161: Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act

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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Jan 6, 2015


Passed House on Jan 21, 2015

This bill passed in the House on January 21, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Mike Pompeo

Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2015
Length: 4 pages


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Jan 6, 2015

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Jan 21, 2015
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 161 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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