H. R. 218
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 6, 2021
Mr. Pfluger (for himself, Mr. Tony Gonzales of Texas, Mrs. Bice of Oklahoma, Mr. Jackson, Ms. Herrell, Mr. Babin, Mr. Roy, Mr. Crenshaw, Mr. Fallon, and Mr. Arrington) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture from issuing moratoriums on issuing new oil and gas leases and drill permits on certain Federal lands.
This Act may be cited as the
Saving America’s Energy Future Act.
Prohibition on moratoriums of new oil and gas leases on certain Federal lands
The Secretary concerned may not issue a moratorium on issuing new oil and gas leases and drill permits, nor renewals of such permits, on Federal lands under such Secretary’s jurisdiction.
The term Secretary concerned means—
the Secretary of Agriculture, with respect to National Forest System lands; and
the Secretary of the Interior, with respect to public lands administered by such Secretary.