Requires that leases for the extraction of helium fall under the same terms as a federal oil and gas lease.
Helium Extraction Act of 2017
This bill amends the Mineral Leasing Act to require that land leased by the Department of the Interior for the extraction of helium shall fall under the same lease terms as a federal oil and gas lease.
Original sponsor: Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8]
Passed House by voice vote.