Full Committee Markup: On Four Energy Bills

Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Time: 10:15 AM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324


  • H.R. 6087 (Rep.  Liz Cheney of Wyoming), To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to recover the cost of processing administrative protests for oil and gas lease sales, applications for permits to drill, and right of way applications, and for other purposes. Removing Barriers to Energy Independence Act.
  • H.R. 6088 (Rep. John R. Curtis of Utah), To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to authorize notifications of permit to drill, and for other purposes. Streamlining Permitting Efficiency in Energy Development Act or SPEED Act.
  • H.R. 6106 (Rep. Stevan Pearce of New Mexico), To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to clarify the authorized categorical exclusions and authorize additional categorical exclusions to streamline the oil and gas permitting process, and for other purposes. Common Sense Permitting Act.
  • H.R. 6107 (Rep. Stevan Pearce of New Mexico), To clarify that Bureau of Land Management shall not require permits for oil and gas activities conducted on non-Federal surface estate to access subsurface mineral estate that is less than 50 percent Federally owned, and for other purposes. Ending Duplicative Permitting Act.