H. R. 751
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 3, 2021
Mr. Duncan (for himself, Mr. Mullin, Mr. Norman, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Newhouse, Mr. Austin Scott of Georgia, Mr. Timmons, Mr. Balderson, Mr. Reschenthaler, Mr. Higgins of Louisiana, Ms. Cheney, Mr. Mann, Mr. Gosar, Mr. Latta, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Joyce of Pennsylvania, Mr. Biggs, Ms. Herrell, Mr. Gibbs, Mr. Womack, Mr. Stauber, Mr. Ferguson, Mr. Jackson, Mr. LaMalfa, Mr. Calvert, Mr. Perry, Mr. Cawthorn, Mr. Baird, Mr. Armstrong, Mr. Keller, Mr. Carl, Mr. Emmer, Mr. Valadao, Mrs. Boebert, and Mrs. McClain) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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 a moratorium on the use of hydraulic fracturing.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting American Energy Production Act.
Protecting American energy production
Sense of Congress
It is the sense of Congress that States should maintain primacy for the regulation of hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas production on State and private lands.
Prohibition on declaration of a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the President may not declare a moratorium on the use of hydraulic fracturing unless such moratorium is authorized by an Act of Congress.