About the bill
H.R. 2883 replaces the Presidential Permit process, established through executive order, with a uniform and transparent process to authorize the construction, connection, operation, and maintenance of international border-crossing facilities for the import and export of oil and natural gas and the transmission of electricity. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to issue a certificate of crossing for border-crossing facilities consisting of oil or natural gas pipelines and the Secretary of Energy for border-crossing facilities of electric transmission facilities if it is within the public interest of the United States.
Executive permission in the form of a Presidential Permit is currently required for the construction, connection, operation, and maintenance of certain facilities that cross the borders between the United States with Canada and Mexico. The Department ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 20, 2017
Length: 10 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 19, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
What legislators are saying
“Energy Infrastructure Bill Sponsored by Mullin Passes House”
— Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK2] (Sponsor) on Jul 19, 2017
“Rep. Greens Bipartisan Cross-Border Infrastructure Legislation Passes in House of Representatives”
— Rep. Gene Green [D-TX29, 1993-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 19, 2017
H.R. 2883 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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