H.R.2279 - To expedite the construction of new refining capacity on closed military installations in the United States, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pitts, Joseph R. [R-PA-16] (Introduced 05/10/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||06/18/2008 Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. English (PA). Petition No: 110-9.|
|Notes:||On 6/18/2008, a motion was filed to discharge the Energy and Commerce Committee and the Armed Services Committee from consideration of H.R. 2279. A discharge petition requires 218 signatures for further action. (Discharge Petition No. 110-9: text with signatures.)|
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Summary: H.R.2279 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/10/2007)
Requires the President to designate not less than three closed military installations or portions thereof that are appropriate for siting a refinery for gasoline or other fuel.
Designates the Department of Energy as the lead agency for coordinating applicable federal refinery authorizations and related environmental reviews with respect to a designated refinery.
Gives the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia exclusive jurisdiction over civil actions relating to federal refinery authorizations.