Session Law

Identifying Information:L. 2001 ch. 220
Other Identifying Information:2001 Senate Concurrent Resolution 1607
Tax Type:Other
Brief Description:A Concurrent Resolution urging the United States governmentto establish a federal energy policy.




A Concurrent Resolution urging the United States government

to establish a federal energy policy.

WHEREAS, The nation faces a growing shortage of domestic oil and

the world may face petroleum shortages in the next fifty years; and

WHEREAS, Natural gas has risen dramatically in price because de-

mand has increased faster than supplies are discovered; and

WHEREAS, Domestic consumers are faced with ever-increasing

price spikes and lowered expectations of the market meeting the demand

for energy; and

WHEREAS, The American association of petroleum geologists, in

concert with other scientific professional learned societies, is convening

in Washington, D.C., on April 23, 2001, to address the need for a national

energy supply and to look for new sources of energy; and

WHEREAS, The United States does not have a public policy on en-

ergy: Now, therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the State of Kansas, the House of Rep-

resentatives concurring therein: That the legislature of the state of Kan-

sas encourages the development of a federal energy policy that considers

all possible future sources of energy; and

Be it further resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send

enrolled copies of this resolution to the President of the United States;

the Vice-President of the United States; Majority Leader and Minority

Leader of the United States Senate; the Speaker, Majority Leader and

Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives; the Sec-

retary of the United States Department of Energy; to each member of

the Kansas Congressional Delegation; and to the American Association

of Petroleum Geologists, P.O. Box 979, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74101-0979.

Adopted by the House March 15, 1999.

Adopted by the Senate

February 13, 2000.


Date Composed: 09/25/2001 Date Modified: 09/25/2001