US SB32 | 2009-2010 | 111th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 6 2009 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2009-01-07 - Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S170)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Amends the Federal Power Act and the Natural Gas Act to direct the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to hold at least one public hearing in each affected county and locality before issuing any authorization for action that may affect public or private land use (other than federal land). Requires FERC to hold one additional public hearing after the initial one if the government of such county or locality requests it in order to address an issue not addressed at the initial hearing.

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Title

A bill to require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to hold at least 1 public hearing before issuance of a permit affecting public or private land use in a locality.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2009-01-07 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S170)
2009-01-06 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Same As/Similar To

HB1922 (Same As) 2009-04-21 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment.

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Bill Comments 750

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