skip to main content

S. 1981 (115th): Small Scale LNG Access Act of 2017

A bill to amend the Natural Gas Act to expedite approval of exports of small volumes of natural gas, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Bill Cassidy

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Louisiana. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: May 10, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Oct 18, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 8, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Oct 18, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Dec 5, 2017
 
Considered by Energy

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Mar 8, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 10, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

S. 1981 (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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“S. 1981 — 115th Congress: Small Scale LNG Access Act of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. January 19, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/s1981>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.