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H.R. 6106 (115th): Common Sense Permitting Act

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To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to clarify the authorized categorical exclusions and authorize additional categorical exclusions to streamline the oil and gas permitting process, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Stevan “Steve” Pearce

Sponsor. Representative for New Mexico's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 20, 2018
Length: 8 pages
Introduced:

Jun 14, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 20, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 6106 will add $1 million in new spending through 2028.

History

Jun 14, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jun 20, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 20, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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H.R. 6106 (115th) 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 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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