Summary: S.388 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (02/26/2001)

National Energy Security Act of 2001 - Mandates Federal studies and reports to Congress regarding specified national energy needs and resources.

Prescribes research and development programs pertaining to designated energy technologies.

Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water and Frontier Royalty Relief Act - Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to reduce or eliminate the royalty or net profit share set forth in leases in the Western, Eastern and Central Planning Areas of the Gulf of Mexico.

Mandates that: (1) Federal oil or gas royalties accruing to the United States under any lease or permit be paid in kind in oil or gas; and (2) such royalty-in-kind oil be transferred to the Secretary of Energy to fill the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

Federal Oil and Gas Lease Management Improvement Act of 2000 (sic) - Mandates transfer to a State, upon its request, of Federal authority over oil and gas lease operations on Federal land within the State.

Directs the Secretary, when the price of West Texas Intermediate crude oil or natural gas reach certain levels, to grant a specified credit against the payment of royalties on oil and gas exploration and development on Federal land and the Outer Continental Shelf in order to encourage those activities.

Price-Anderson Amendments Act of 2001 - Establishes Federal grant programs for incentive payments for nuclear energy technology and research.

Arctic Coastal Plain Domestic Energy Security Act of 2001 - Prescribes leasing guidelines for the Arctic Coastal Plain (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) for private sector oil and gas exploration, development, and production, including rights-of-way and easements for oil and gas transportation.

Establishes Federal grant programs for: (1) local governmental use of alternative fuel vehicles; and (2) residential renewable energy.

Hydroelectric Licensing Process Improvement Act of 2001 - Delineates mandatory factors for consideration by Federal agencies in connection with hydroelectric power licensing procedures.

National Electric Reliability Act - Amends the Federal Power Act to direct the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to approve an Electric Reliability Organization, which shall adopt standards for the reliable operation of a bulk power system.

Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Practices Act of 1978 to repeal the requirement that an electric utility enter into a new contract to purchase or sell electric energy or capacity pursuant to requirements governing cogeneration and small power production.

Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2001 - Repeals the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935.

Deems State actions to support emission-free electricity sources to be control measures meeting Clean Air Act requirements and included in a State Implementation Plan.