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An Act to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to modify the Pilot Project offices

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Introduced on  February 15, 2013
Number of Co-Sponsors  3
An Act to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to modify the Pilot Project offices
Full title  To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to modify the Pilot Project offices of the Federal Permit Streamlining Pilot Project.
Introduced in  113th United States Congress
Sponsored by  Rep. Kevin Cramer (R, ND-0)
Act(s) affected  Energy Policy Act of 2005

The bill H.R. 767, to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to modify the Pilot Project offices of the Federal Permit Streamlining Pilot Project, (H.R. 767; Pub.L. 113–69) was a bill introduced into the United States House of Representatives in the 113th United States Congress by Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) on February 15, 2013. The bill would amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. § 15924) by expanding a pilot program dealing with accelerating and enhancing the federal oil and gas permitting process to additional offices.

Contents

Provisions/Elements of the bill

This summary is based largely on the summary provided by the Congressional Research Service, a public domain source.

H.R. 767 would amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Pub.L. 109–58) to revise the Federal Permit Streamlining Pilot Project offices to: (1) specify Field Office for each of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Offices designated; and (2) replace the Miles City, Montana, field office with the Montana/Dakotas State Office, Montana (Billings).

Full legislation text

Begin legislation text:

SECTION 1. PILOT PROJECT OFFICES OF FEDERAL PERMIT STREAMLINING PILOT PROJECT.

Section 365 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. § 15924) is amended by striking subsection (d) and inserting the following:

"(d) Pilot Project Offices.--The following Bureau of Land Management Offices shall serve as the Pilot Project offices:

End legislation text

House

The bill H.R. 767, to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to modify the Pilot Project offices of the Federal Permit Streamlining Pilot Project, was introduced in the House by Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) on February 15, 2013. It was referred to the United States House Committee on Natural Resources and then to the United States House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

The House Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced on Friday, May 10, 2013, that H.R. 1580 would be considered the following week.

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