S.2916 - Energizing American Shipbuilding Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS] (Introduced 05/22/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/22/2018 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2916 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/22/2018)
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.