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H.R. 2910 (115th): Promoting Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2910 strengthens the role of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) as the lead agency under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for jurisdictional natural gas projects. The legislation encourages concurrent review of permit applications by the multiple federal and state agencies involved in reviewing projects. The provisions will improve interagency coordination and incentivize the development of a single analysis by FERC, working in conjunction with other participating agencies. If an agency fails to meet a deadline, the head of the agency shall notify Congress and the Commission ...

Sponsor and status

Bill Flores

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2017
Length: 13 pages
Introduced
Jun 15, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

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.

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What legislators are saying

Harnessing Americas Abundant, Affordable Natural Gas
    — Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17] (Sponsor) on Jul 19, 2017

Rep. Watson Coleman to NJ Enviro Leaders: House Republicans Damaging Legislation is Hidden in Plain Sight
    — Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman [D-NJ12] on Jul 18, 2017

Shea-Porter Votes Against Republican Bill to Let Natural Gas Companies Further Abuse Eminent Domain Authority
    — Rep. Carol Shea-Porter [D-NH1, 2017-2018] on Jul 19, 2017

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History

Jun 15, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 22, 2017
 
Considered by Energy

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Jun 28, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 17, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Jul 19, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 2910 (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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