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Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act

Short Titles as Reported to House

Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for expedited approval of exportation of natural gas to World Trade Organization countries, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (3)

Date
06/25/2014Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 266 - 150 (Roll no. 359).
06/19/2014Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-477.
03/06/2014Introduced in House

All Actions (49)

Date Chamber
06/26/2014SenateReceived in the Senate.
06/25/2014-4:48pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
06/25/2014-4:48pmHouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 266 - 150 (Roll no. 359).
06/25/2014-4:40pmHouseOn motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 192 - 225 (Roll no. 358).
06/25/2014-4:32pmHouseThe previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H5770)
06/25/2014-4:25pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garamendi motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to direct the Secretary of Energy to deny applications to export natural gas if: (1) it would increase the price of natural gas, electricity, or home heating for Seniors on fixed incomes or (2) the natural gas would be exported to any nation that is a state sponsor of terrorism or to any nation or corporation that steals U.S. military technology or intellectual property through cyber-attacks. The motion also requires the Department of Energy to direct the applicant to ensure that U.S.-flagged ships and shipping containers are used to export liquefied natural gas.
06/25/2014-4:25pmHouseMr. Garamendi moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (consideration: CR H5750-5751; text: CR H5750)
06/25/2014-4:24pmHouseThe House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H5741)
06/25/2014-4:23pmHouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H5749)
06/25/2014-4:23pmHouseThe House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 6.
06/25/2014-4:22pmHouseH.Amdt.961 On agreeing to the DeFazio amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 196 - 221 (Roll no. 357).
06/25/2014-4:17pmHouseUNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that, pursuant to clause 6 of Rule XVIII, the unfinished business was the question of adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
06/25/2014-4:17pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
06/25/2014-4:17pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5749-5752)
06/25/2014-1:54pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 6 as unfinished business.
06/25/2014-1:54pmHouseOn motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
06/25/2014-1:54pmHouseMr. Gardner moved that the Committee rise.
06/25/2014-1:53pmHousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeFazio part A amendment No. 3, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. DeFazio demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
06/25/2014-1:45pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 636, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeFazio part A amendment No. 3.
06/25/2014-1:45pmHouseH.Amdt.961 Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. DeFazio. (consideration: CR H5745-5746, H5749; text: CR H5745)
06/25/2014-1:44pmHouseH.Amdt.960 On agreeing to the Holt amendment (A002) Failed by voice vote.
06/25/2014-1:32pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 636, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Holt part A amendment No. 2.
06/25/2014-1:32pmHouseH.Amdt.960 Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Holt. (consideration: CR H5743-5745; text: CR H5743)
06/25/2014-1:31pmHouseH.Amdt.959 On agreeing to the Gardner amendment (A001) Agreed to by voice vote.
06/25/2014-1:18pmHouseDEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 636, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gardner part A amendment No. 1.
06/25/2014-1:18pmHouseH.Amdt.959 Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Gardner. (consideration: CR H5741-5743; text: CR H5741-5742)
06/25/2014-1:17pmHouseThe House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
06/25/2014-1:17pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5741-5742)
06/24/2014-5:15pmHouseCommittee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 6 as unfinished business.
06/24/2014-5:15pmHouseOn motion that the Committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
06/24/2014-5:15pmHouseMr. Gardner moved that the Committee rise.
06/24/2014-4:11pmHouseGENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 6.
06/24/2014-4:11pmHouseThe Speaker designated the Honorable Andy Harris to act as Chairman of the Committee.
06/24/2014-4:11pmHouseHouse resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 636 and Rule XVIII.
06/24/2014-4:10pmHouseThe resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 6 and H.R. 3301. For H.R. 6, one hour of general debate and amendments are confined to those printed in part A of the report accompanying the resolution. For H.R. 3301, one hour of general debate and amendments are confined to those printed in part B of the report accompanying the resolution.
06/24/2014-4:10pmHouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 636. (consideration: CR H5676-5683)
06/23/2014-7:17pmHouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 636 Reported to House. For H.R. 6, one hour of general debate and amendments are confined to those printed in part A of the report accompanying this resolution. For H.R. 3301, one hour of general debate and amendments are confined to those printed in part B of the report accompanying this resolution.
06/19/2014HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 353.
06/19/2014HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-477.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
04/30/2014HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 18.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
04/30/2014HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
04/29/2014HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
04/09/2014HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 11 .
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power
04/09/2014HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power
04/08/2014HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power
03/25/2014HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power
03/07/2014HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
03/06/2014HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
03/06/2014HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (62)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-15]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Rodgers, Cathy McMorris [R-WA-5]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Ellmers, Renee L. [R-NC-2]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Gingrey, Phil [R-GA-11]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA-6]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Scalise, Steve [R-LA-1]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Pitts, Joseph R. [R-PA-16]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Rogers, Mike J. [R-MI-8]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [R-TX-4]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Boustany, Charles W., Jr. [R-LA-3]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Womack, Steve [R-AR-3]* 03/06/2014
Rep. Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13] 03/10/2014
Rep. Conaway, K. Michael [R-TX-11] 03/10/2014
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 03/10/2014
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] 03/10/2014
Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] 03/10/2014
Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50] 03/10/2014
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8] 03/12/2014
Rep. Hensarling, Jeb [R-TX-5] 03/12/2014
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27] 03/12/2014
Rep. Neugebauer, Randy [R-TX-19] 03/12/2014
Rep. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV-2] 03/13/2014
Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6] 03/13/2014
Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] 03/18/2014
Rep. Bridenstine, Jim [R-OK-1] 03/18/2014
Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6] 03/21/2014
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] 03/24/2014
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32] 03/24/2014
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] 03/25/2014
Rep. Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7] 03/26/2014
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 03/26/2014
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] 04/01/2014
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] 04/01/2014
Rep. Weber, Randy K., Sr. [R-TX-14] 04/04/2014
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2] 04/07/2014
Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5] 04/07/2014
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3] 04/29/2014
Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6] 04/29/2014
Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] 04/30/2014
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24] 04/30/2014
Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17] 05/01/2014
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 05/13/2014
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4] 05/19/2014
Rep. Lummis, Cynthia M. [R-WY-At Large] 05/20/2014
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5] 05/21/2014
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] 05/28/2014
Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16] 06/02/2014
Rep. Kline, John [R-MN-2] 06/09/2014
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] 06/17/2014
Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5] 06/19/2014

Committees (1)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce03/06/2014 Referred to
04/30/2014 Markup by
06/19/2014 Reported by H. Rept. 113-477
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power03/07/2014 Referred to
03/25/2014 Hearings by
04/09/2014 Markup by
04/09/2014 Reported by

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Latest Summary (3)

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Passed House amended (06/25/2014)

Domestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act - (Sec. 2) Directs the Department of Energy (DOE), for proposals that must also obtain authorization from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or the United States Maritime Administration to site, construct, expand, or operate liquified natural gas (LNG) export facilities, to issue a decision on an application for authorization to export natural gas within 30 days after the later of: (1) the conclusion of the review to site, construct, expand, or operate the LNG facilities required by the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA); or (2) the date of enactment of this Act.

Deems any NEPA review to be concluded: (1) 30 days after publication of a required Environmental Impact Statement if the project needs one; (2) 30 days after publication by DOE of a Finding of No Significant Impact if the project needs an Environmental Assessment; and (3) upon a determination by the lead agency that an application is eligible for a categorical exclusion pursuant to regulations under NEPA.

(A "categorical exclusion" under NEPA is a category of actions which do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment and which have been found to have no such effect in procedures adopted by a federal agency in implementing environmental regulations and for which, therefore, neither an Environmental Assessment nor an Environmental Impact Statement is required.)

Confers original and exclusive jurisdiction upon the U.S. Court of Appeals for the circuit in which the export facility under an application will be located over any civil action for the review of: (1) a DOE order regarding the application, or (2) DOE failure to issue a final decision on the application.

Requires the Court, if it finds in a civil action that DOE has failed to issue a final decision on an application, to order DOE to issue one within 30 days.

Requires the Court to set any civil action brought under this Act on the docket, for expedited consideration, as soon as practical after the filing date of the initial pleading.

(Sec. 3) Amends the Natural Gas Act to set, as a condition for approval of any authorization to export LNG, that the DOE Secretary require the applicant to disclose publicly the specific destination or destinations of any such authorized LNG exports.