[Constitution, Jefferson's Manual, and the Rules of the House of Representatives, 113th Congress]
[113rd Congress]
[House Document 112-161]
[Legislate Procedures Enacted in Law]
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[From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov]


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          19. Crude Oil Transportation Systems [43 U.S.C. 2008]

  Sec. 508. procedures for waiver of federal law.--(a) waiver of 
provisions of federal law.--The President may identify those provisions 
of Federal law (including any law or laws regarding the location of a 
crude oil transportation system but not including any provision of the 
antitrust laws) which, in the national interest, as determined by the 
President, should be waived in whole or in part to facilitate 
construction or operation of any such system approved under section 507 
[43 U.S.C. 2007] or of the Long Beach-Midland project, and he shall 
submit any such proposed waiver to both Houses of the Congress. The 
provisions so identified shall be waived with respect to actions to be 
taken to construct or operate such system or project only upon enactment 
of a joint resolution within the first period of 60 calendar days of 
continuous session of Congress beginning on the date of receipt by the 
House of Representatives and the Senate of such proposal.



  (b) joint resolution.--The resolving clause of the joint resolution 
referred to in subsection (a) is as follows: ``That the House of 
Representatives and Senate approve the waiver of the provisions of law 
(___) as proposed by the President, submitted to the Congress on ___, 
19_.''. The first blank space therein being filled with the citation to 
the provisions of law proposed to be waived by the President and the 
second blank space therein being filled with the date on which the 
President submits his decision to waive such provisions of law to the 
House of Representatives and the Senate. Rules and procedures for 
consideration of any such joint resolution shall be governed by section 
8 (c) and (d) of the Alaskan Natural Gas Transportation Act [15 U.S.C. 
719f(c) and (d)], other than paragraph (2) of section 8(d) [15 U.S.C. 
719f(d)], except that for the purposes of this subsection, the phrase 
``a waiver of provisions of law'' shall be substituted in section 8(d) 
[15 U.S.C. 719f(d)] each place where the phrase ``an Alaska natural gas 
transportation system'' appears.


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