H.R.6511: Strategic Petroleum Reserve Reform Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced July 25, 2018
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 26, 2018

Bill Cosponsor

Bill Summary

Strategic Petroleum Reserve Reform Act (Sec.2)This bill amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to authorize the Department of Energy (DOE)to lease underutilized Strategic Petroleum Reserve storage facilities to private entities. Currently, DOE may only lease these storage facilities to foreign governments. (Sec.3)DOE must conduct a pilot program to lease underutilized storage facilities. The program must make available capacity for...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 2 statements associated with H.R.6511.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 26
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Sept. 25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 25
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Sept. 25
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6511.
Sept. 25
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Sept. 25
Mr. Barton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Sept. 25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 753.
Sept. 25
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 115-965.
Sept. 25

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8792-8793)

Sept. 25
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8792-8794)
Sept. 13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Sept. 13
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Sept. 6
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
Sept. 6
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 27
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
July 25
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
July 25

Introduced in the House by Joe L. Barton (R-Texas)

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