All Information (Except Text) for S.76 - POWER Act of 2021117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lummis, Cynthia M. [R-WY] (Introduced 01/28/2021)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 01/28/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Short Titles - Senate
Short Title(s) as Introduced
POWER Act of 2021
Protecting Our Wealth of Energy Resources Act of 2021
Actions Overview (1)
|01/28/2021||Introduced in Senate|
01/28/2021 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|01/28/2021||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.|
Action By: Senate
01/28/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Related Documents|
|Senate Energy and Natural Resources||01/28/2021||Referred to|
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Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (01/28/2021)
Protecting Our Wealth of Energy Resources Act of 2021 or the POWER Act of 2021
This bill requires the President and federal agencies to obtain the approval of Congress before prohibiting or substantially delaying certain new energy or mineral leases or permits on federal lands, including oil and gas leases, coal leases, hard rock leases, or critical minerals leases.
In addition, the President and agencies must obtain the approval of Congress before withdrawing certain federal lands from mineral and geothermal leasing activities.