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S.2314: Removing Repeated Executive Delays to Transboundary Approvals of Pipelines and Engineering Act

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Sponsor John Walsh, D-Mont.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced May 8, 2014
Latest Major Action May 8, 2014
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Bill Summary

Removing Repeated Executive Delays to Transboundary Approvals of Pipelines and Engineering Act - Designates and empowers the Secretary of State to receive all applications (except those received by the Secretary of Energy [DOE] under current law) for permits for the construction, connection, operation, or maintenance, at the U.S. borders, of facilities for the exportation or importation to or from a foreign country of petroleum, petroleum products, coal, other fuels, certain products, water or sewage, as well as persons or things.

Prescribes requirements and procedures for granting a permit.

Authorizes TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P. to construct, connect, operate, and maintain the pipeline and cross-border facilities specified in an application filed by TransCanada Corporation to the Department of State on May 4, 2012.

Deems the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement regarding the pipeline issued by the Secretary of State in January 2014 to fu...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 8, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.