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S.2096: Freedom Through Energy Export Act

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Sponsor Mark Begich, D-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 6, 2014
Latest Major Action March 6, 2014
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Bill Summary

Freedom Through Energy Export Act - Amends the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline Act of 2004 to redefine the Alaska natural gas transportation project to include any liquified natural gas terminal and facilities necessary or required for the export of Alaska natural gas (including related facilities subject to the jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [FERC]).

Authorizes FERC to consider and act on an application for authorization for a liquefied natural gas terminal and related facilities determined necessary for the export of Alaska natural gas other than the Alaska natural gas transportation system.

Directs FERC to issue an authorization for the siting, construction, and operation of an Alaska natural gas transportation project if the applicant has satisfied certain Natural Gas Act requirements for a liquefied natural gas terminal and related facilities necessary or required for the export of Alaska natural gas.

Directs FERC, within 60 days af...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 6, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.