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HR 3301 - North American Energy Infrastructure Act - Key Vote

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Paul Ryan voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (238-173) - (Key vote)

Title: North American Energy Infrastructure Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the Secretary of Commerce to approve any pipeline application pending approval unless such approval would not be in United States national security interests.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an executive order from requiring a presidential permit for the construction, connection, operation, or maintenance of an oil or natural gas pipeline, an electric transmission facility, or any cross-border segment (Sec. 6).
  • Prohibits an individual from constructing, connecting, operating, or maintaining a cross-border segment of an oil pipeline or electric transmission facility to or from Canada or Mexico without obtaining a certificate of crossing (Sec. 3).
  • Requires the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Energy to issue a certificate of crossing no later than 120 days after a certificate request is received for an oil pipeline unless the construction, connection, operation, or maintenance of the cross-border segment is not in the “public interest” of the United States (Sec. 3).
  • Authorizes the export or import of natural gas to or from Canada or Mexico without an order of approval (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: North American Energy Infrastructure Act

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