Volume 91 Issue 13 | p. 33 | Concentrates
Issue Date: April 1, 2013

Helium Bill Heads To Vote In House

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: Federal helium reserve, industrial helium supply, legislation, helium, H.R. 527

Legislation that would allow the U.S. to continue selling helium from federal reserves cleared the Natural Resources Committee of the House of Representatives late last month and will likely come up for a full House vote soon. The bill (H.R. 527), sponsored by Reps. Doc Hastings (R-Wash.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), would overturn current law, which requires that the Federal Helium Reserve stop commercial sales of helium as soon as it . . .

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