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H.R. 7324 (117th): Gas Prices Relief Act of 2022

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 31, 2022 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.



2d Session

H. R. 7324


March 31, 2022

(for herself, Mr. Newhouse, Mrs. Miller-Meeks, Mr. Pfluger, Mr. Rodney Davis of Illinois, Mr. Estes, Mr. LaMalfa, and Mr. Stauber) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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 delay the effectiveness of certain new rules or regulations relating to the United States energy sector.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Gas Prices Relief Act of 2022.


Energy regulations holiday


In general

During the period described in subsection (b), no Federal agency shall finalize any rule or regulation that would cause—


a decrease in domestic oil, gas, or biofuels production;


an increase in gasoline prices; or


any negative effects on domestic energy production, domestic electricity generation, transmission of fuel or electricity, infrastructure development, or transportation fuels.


Period described

The period referred to in subsection (a) is the period beginning on the date of enactment of this Act and ending on the earlier of—


January 1, 2023; and


the date on which the national average consumer gasoline price is $2.60 per gallon or less.