Bill Sponsor
House Bill 7370
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Geothermal Energy Opportunity Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Feb 15, 2024
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 15, 2024
Latest Action
Jun 27, 2024
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
7370
Congress
118
Policy Area
Energy
Energy
Primary focus of measure is all sources and supplies of energy, including alternative energy sources, oil and gas, coal, nuclear power; efficiency and conservation; costs, prices, and revenues; electric power transmission; public utility matters.
Sponsorship by Party
Republican
Utah
House Votes (0)
Senate Votes (0)
No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Geothermal Energy Opportunity Act or the GEO Act

This bill directs the Department of the Interior to process each application for a geothermal drilling permit or other authorization under a valid existing geothermal lease within 30 days after completing all environmental documents required under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 for a project’s approval unless a U.S. federal court vacates the underlying lease.

Text (2)
June 27, 2024
February 15, 2024
Actions (9)
06/27/2024
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 463.
06/27/2024
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 118-561.
04/16/2024
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Unanimous Consent.
04/16/2024
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held
04/16/2024
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Discharged
03/06/2024
Subcommittee Hearings Held
03/04/2024
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
02/15/2024
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
02/15/2024
Introduced in House
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H.R.7370 118 Geothermal Energy Opportunity Act
Public Record
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Jul 5, 2024 11:27:04 AM