H.R.5893 - Energizing American Shipbuilding Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] (Introduced 05/21/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/21/2018 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5893 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/21/2018)
Energizing American Shipbuilding Act
This bill amends (1) the Natural Gas Act to direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to require specified percentages of liquefied natural gas exports to be transported on vessels built in the United States and documented under its laws, and (2) the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 to direct the President to require specified percentages of crude oil exports to be transported on vessels built in the United States and documented under its laws.
DOE and the President may waive these requirements under specified circumstances.