To amend the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act of 2005, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2011''.
SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS.
The table of contents for this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title. Sec. 2. Table of contents. TITLE I--INDIAN TRIBAL ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF-DETERMINATION ACT AMENDMENTS
Sec. 101. Indian tribal energy resource development. Sec. 102. Indian tribal energy resource regulation. Sec. 103. Tribal energy resource agreements. Sec. 104. Conforming amendments. TITLE II--MISCELLANEOUS AMENDMENTS
Sec. 201. Issuance of preliminary permits or licenses. Sec. 202. Tribal biomass demonstration project. Sec. 203. Weatherization program.
TITLE I--INDIAN TRIBAL ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF-DETERMINATION ACT AMENDMENTS
SEC. 101. INDIAN TRIBAL ENERGY RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT.
(a) In General.--Section 2602(a) of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (25 U.S.C. 3502(a)) is amended-- (1) in paragraph (2)-- (A) in subparagraph (C), by striking ``and'' after the semicolon; (B) in subparagraph (D), by striking the period at the end and inserting ``; and''; and (C) by adding at the end the following: ``(E) consult with each applicable Indian tribe before adopting or approving a well spacing program or plan applicable to the energy resources of that Indian tribe or the members of that Indian tribe.''; and (2) by adding at the end the following: ``(4) Planning.-- ``(A) In general.--In carrying out...