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H.R.2771: Expedite Our Economy Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about energy
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Sponsor Ted Poe, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 5 (All Republicans)
Introduced July 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Aug. 16, 2013
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Bill Summary

Expedite Our Economy Act of 2013 - Amends the Natural Gas Act to repeal the authority of the Secretary of Energy over the exportation or importation of natural gas, including the related free trade agreements and applications and approval process.

Directs the Secretary of State to report to Congress on: (1) how the economic policies of foreign countries with natural gas resources and reserves relate to the development and production of their natural gas resources and reserves, as well as the extent and status of their natural gas resources and reserves; (2) the potential of such countries to export their natural gas production to the global market, including the impact of such exports upon the global market; and (3) U.S. actions to foster natural gas exports to foreign countries having an interest in importing natural gas from the United States.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 16, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade.
July 26, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
July 22, 2013 Referred to House Foreign Affairs
July 22, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce