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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Energy and Power
      House Committee on Foreign Affairs
      Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade
    IntroducedJune 20th, 2013

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Title

Expedite Our Economy Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Department of Energy Organization Act to transfer regulatory authority over exports of natural gas from the Secretary of Energy to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and for other purposes.

Summary

Expedite Our Economy Act of 2013 - Amends the Department of Energy Organization Act to transfer from the Secretary of Energy to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) the regulation of the exportation of natural gas under the Natural Gas Act. Directs the Secretary of State to report to Congress on: (1) how the economic policies of foreign countries with natural gas resources and reserves relate to the development and production of their natural gas resources and reserves, as well as the extent and status of their natural gas resources and reserves; (2) the potential of such countries to export their natural gas production to the global market, including the impact of such exports upon the global market; and (3) U.S. actions to foster natural gas exports to foreign countries having an interest in importing natural gas from the United States.

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