H.R. 3565: Federal Land Freedom Act

Author's Summary:  To achieve domestic energy independence by empowering States to control the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas on all available Federal land, and for other purposes.

IB Summary:  This bill would basically transfer the power to grant permits for energy production on public lands (owned by the Forest Service or BLM) from the federal government to state governments, which are generally much more open to granting such permits.

Status:   Committee hearing on 9/6/17.

Links: https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr3565