Seal of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
Expands the authority of FERC to act as lead agency for coordinating federal permits and environmental reviews for natural gas pipeline projects.
Original sponsor: Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17]
Cosponsors: Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1], Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6], Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22], Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27], Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large], Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32]
Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll402.xml
Related bill: HRES454 (Related bill)