H.R.4606: Ensuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Dec. 11, 2017
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 6, 2018

Bill Summary

Ensuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act This bill amends the Natural Gas Act to state that an application under the Natural Gas Act for the importation or exportation of natural gas that does not exceed 0.14 billion cubic feet per day shall be granted without modification or delay.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 15 statements associated with H.R.4606.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 6, 2018
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Sept. 6, 2018
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 6, 2018

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 260 - 146 (Roll no. 392).

Sept. 6, 2018

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 178 - 231 (Roll no. 391).

Sept. 6, 2018
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
Sept. 6, 2018
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Watson Coleman motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to prevent liquefied natural gas from being transported in pipelines in which the use of eminent domain was utilized for its construction, operation, or maintenance.
Sept. 6, 2018
Mrs. Watson Coleman moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (text: CR H7898)
Sept. 6, 2018
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Sept. 6, 2018
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Sept. 6, 2018
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 4606.
Sept. 6, 2018
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration.
Sept. 6, 2018
Considered as unfinished business. (CR H7896-7900)
Sept. 6, 2018
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 4606 as unfinished business.
Sept. 6, 2018
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote.
Sept. 6, 2018
Mr. Olson moved that the committee rise.
Sept. 6, 2018
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeGette amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Ms. DeGette demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
Sept. 6, 2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1049, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeGette amendment No. 2.
Sept. 6, 2018
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Pallone amendment, the Chair put the question on the amendment and by voice vote, announced the noes had prevailed. Mr. Pallone demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
Sept. 6, 2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1049, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Pallone amendment No. 1.
Sept. 6, 2018
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 4606.
Sept. 6, 2018
The Speaker designated the Honorable Liz Cheney to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
Sept. 6, 2018
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 1049 and Rule XVIII.
Sept. 6, 2018
The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on both H.R. 1635 and H.R. 4606. Also, the resolution provides for a motion to recommit with or without instructions for both bills.
Sept. 6, 2018
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1049. (consideration: CR H7887-7894; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H7891)
Sept. 5, 2018
Rule H. Res. 1049 passed House.
Sept. 4, 2018
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1049 Reported to House. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on both H.R. 1635 and H.R. 4606. Also, the resolution provides for a motion to recommit with or without instructions for both bills.
July 18, 2018
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 651.
July 18, 2018
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 115-842.
May 9, 2018
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 35 - 15.
May 9, 2018
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Dec. 11, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Dec. 11, 2017

Introduced in the House by Bill Johnson (R-Ohio)

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