H.R.6511: Strategic Petroleum Reserve Reform Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced July 25, 2018
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 29, 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
Nov. 29, 2018
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held.
Sept. 26, 2018
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Sept. 25, 2018
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Sept. 25, 2018
Considered under suspension of the rules.
Sept. 25, 2018
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 25, 2018
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6511.
Sept. 25, 2018
Mr. Barton moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Sept. 25, 2018
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 753.
Sept. 25, 2018
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 115-965.
Sept. 25, 2018

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

Sept. 25, 2018
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8792-8794)
Sept. 13, 2018
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Sept. 13, 2018
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Sept. 6, 2018
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
Sept. 6, 2018
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 27, 2018
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
July 25, 2018
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
July 25, 2018

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

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