A bill to amend the Natural Gas Act to require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to consider regional constraints in natural gas supply and whether a proposed LNG terminal would benefit regional consumers of natural gas before approving or disapproving an application for the LNG terminal, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Maine. Independent.
Last Updated: May 7, 2015
Length: 2 pages
May 7, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 7, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 7, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 14, 2015
Considered by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
S. 1242 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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