H.R.6960: REFUSE PUTIN Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced March 7, 2022
  • Latest Major Action March 21, 2022

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Bill Summary

Regaining Energy Freedom and Undeniable SEcurity and Preserving U.S. Trade Interests Now Act or the REFUSE PUTIN Act This bill addresses U.S. energy security and independence, the importation and exportation of fossil fuels, and drawdowns from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Specifically, the bill directs the President to prohibit the importation of fossil fuels from Russia. While the prohibition is in effect, the President may not ban the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 21, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit.
March 11, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
March 8, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
March 8, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
March 7, 2022
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Foreign Affairs, Oversight and Reform, Financial Services, Intelligence (Permanent Select), Armed Services, Transportation and Infrastructure, Natural Resources, and Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
March 7, 2022

Introduced in the House by David McKinley (R-W.Va.)

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