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H.R. 6772 (117th): Expediting Natural Gas Exports to Allies Act

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In the words of Game of Thrones“Winter is coming.” What will that mean for the war in Ukraine?


In November, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg accused Russian President Vladimir Putin “using winter as a weapon of war.” As temperatures fall below freezing, Russia is directly attacking Ukraine’s heating, power grid, and electrical infrastructure.

Russia is also hoping that as temperatures plummet, many nations which have maintained a Russian oil embargo since shortly after the invasion — including the U.S. and most countries in Europe — will cave and reverse that decision.

As a result, increased consideration is now being given to congressional legislation on the topic which was actually introduced a week before Russia invaded Ukraine, when a potential invasion appeared imminent as Russia amassed 100,000+ on the …

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Ernest “Tony” Gonzales

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 23rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 18, 2022
Length: 4 pages
Feb 18, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 18, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


9 Cosponsors (9 Republicans)



Feb 18, 2022

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

H.R. 6772 (117th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 6772. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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