To require a certain percentage of liquefied natural gas and crude oil exports be transported on vessels documented under the laws of the United States, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 28, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on February 28, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
Dec 7, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6455 (114th).
Feb 28, 2017
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H.R. 1240 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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