Summary: H.R.4826 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/22/2016)

Energy and American Security Act

This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States should take appropriate actions to prohibit energy production by the Islamic State and its ability to profit from energy production revenues, and (2) U.S. national energy policy should include consideration of national security.

The Department of Energy may provide technical assistance to the Armed Forces regarding Armed Forces activities to address Islamic State energy resources.

Such assistance may include identifying: (1) energy resources and related revenue streams; and (2) methods to hinder, destroy, or discourage the development, transportation, and sale of such energy resources.

"Islamic State" means the Islamic State, any affiliate, or any immediate successor organization.