Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for H.R. 2883 - Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act

Summaries Derived from Information Provided by Sponsors

Listed in Alphabetical Order

July 18, 2017 10:12 AM

Click on sponsor for amendment text

Castor (FL)


Late Ensures that the complete length of border-crossing projects – not just the portion crossing the border – receive a thorough environmental review.

Engel (NY)


Ensures that permitting authority for cross-border pipelines remains with the Department of State.

Moore, Gwen (WI)


Denies permits for energy projects in the Great Lakes region that adversely affect water quality, native species, or the environment.

Tsongas (MA), McGovern (MA), Beyer (VA)


REVISED Shall not apply if any part of a pipeline facility that is a subject of the application is to be located on lands required under Federal, State, or local law to be managed for purposes of natural resource conservation or recreation.

Veasey (TX)


LATE Clarifies the applicability of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) to projects affected by the bill.