H.R.2042 - To amend the Natural Gas Act to modify a provision relating to the siting, construction, expansion, and operation of liquefied natural gas terminals, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] (Introduced 04/25/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||04/26/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2042 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/25/2007)
Amends the Natural Gas Act to repeal the exclusive authority of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to approve or deny an application for the siting, construction, expansion, and operation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals.
Predicates FERC approval or denial authority regarding such application upon the express concurrence of each state affected by the application.
Directs FERC to: (1) require such application to identify each employee or agent engaged in activities to persuade communities of the benefits of the approval; and (2) maintain a publicly available database listing all such personnel.