To amend the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 (30 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) to require the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations to reduce and prevent gas waste and to enhance gas measuring and reporting, to codify a final rule of the Environmental Protection Agency regarding certain emission standards for the oil and natural gas sector, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Colorado's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 14, 2019
Length: 13 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 14, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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65 Cosponsors (64 Democrats, 1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
May 14, 2019
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Apr 28, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1492.
H.R. 2711 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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