Category Archives: Energy

S.442 – National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 3, 2017 S.442 – National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017 Brief – The bill would ‘…authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for other purposes.’ The bill is a bit out of the normal schedule for authorization bills by several months that […]

H.J.Res.36 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to “Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation”

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 3, 2017, 2017 H.J.Res.36 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to “Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation” Brief – The Resolution provides for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 […]

H.J.Res.41 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to “Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers”.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 3, 2017, 2017 H.J.Res.41 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to “Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers”. Brief – The bill provides for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title […]

Trump Ex Orders Manufacturing Regulations

Presidential Memorandum Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing January 24, 2017 MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby […]

Trump Ex Orders All Pipelines

  Presidential Memorandum Regarding Construction of American Pipelines MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCE SUBJECT: Construction of American Pipelines The Secretary of Commerce, in consultation with all relevant executive departments and agencies, shall develop a plan under which all new pipelines, as well as retrofitted, repaired, or expanded pipelines, inside the borders of the United […]

Trump Ex Orders Keystone XL PIpeline

  Presidential Memorandum Regarding Construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR   SUBJECT: Construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline Section 1. Policy. In accordance with Executive Order 11423 of August 16, 1968, as amended, and Executive Order 13337 of April […]

H.R.655 – Securing the Cities Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 3, 2017, 2017 H.R.655 – Securing the Cities Act of 2017 Brief – The bill would amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the Securing the Cities program to enhance the ability of the United States to detect and prevent terrorist attacks and other high consequence events utilizing […]

H.R.690 – Gains in Global Nuclear Detection Architecture Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 3, 2017, 2017 H.R.690 – Gains in Global Nuclear Detection Architecture Act Brief – Some duties of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office are enhanced by this bill. the Director of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office shall— “(1) develop and maintain documentation, such as a technology road map and strategy, that— […]

H.R. 589 Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending January 27, 2017 H.R. 589 Department of  Energy  Research  and  Innovation  Act Brief – This is a bill to “To establish Department of Energy policy for science and energy research and development programs, and reform National Laboratory management and technology transfer programs, and for other purposes.” TITLE I—LABORATORY MODERNIZATION AND TECHNOLOGY […]