H. R. 287
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 13, 2015
Mr. Turner (for himself, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Bridenstine, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. Schock, Mr. Pearce, Mr. Latta, Mr. Stivers, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Lance, Mr. McClintock, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Sensenbrenner, Mr. Dent, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Lucas, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Chabot, Mr. Marino, Mr. Schweikert, Ms. Jenkins of Kansas, Mr. Zinke, Mr. Westerman, Mr. Palazzo, Mr. Kline, Mr. Barletta, Mr. Tipton, Mr. Johnson of Ohio, Mr. Mullin, Mr. Pittenger, and Mr. Salmon) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To enhance the energy security of United States allies, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
American Job Creation and Strategic Alliances LNG Act.
Section 3(c) of the Natural Gas Act (15 U.S.C. 717b(c)) is amended—
a nation with which there is in effect a free trade agreement requiring national treatment for trade in natural gas and inserting
a World Trade Organization member nation; and
by adding at the end the following:
For purposes of this subsection, the term
World Trade Organization member nation means a country described in section 2(10) of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (19 U.S.C. 3501(10)).
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.