Cruz, R-Texas, amendment no. 15 to the Murkowski, R-Alaska, substitute amendment no. 2. The Cruz amendment would provide for an expedited application and approval process for the export of liquid natural gas to World Trade Organization member countries. The substitute amendment would immediately allow TransCanada to construct, connect, operate and maintain the pipeline and cross-border facilities known as the Keystone XL pipeline.
Note: By unanimous consent, the Senate agreed to raise the majority requirement for adoption of the Cruz amendment to 60 votes.