H.R. 1938 - North American-Made Energy Security Act

Energy. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
To direct the President to expedite the consideration and approval of the construction and operation of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the House on July 26, 2011 
Amendments:
11 proposed amendments. 1 accepted. 10 rejected. View amendments 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on July 26, 2011.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 279 voted NO: 147
7 voted present/not voting

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North American-Made Energy Security Act

H.R. 1938 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
To direct the President to expedite the consideration and approval of the construction and operation of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To direct the President to expedite the consideration and approval of the construction and operation of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • North American-Made Energy Security Act
  • North American-Made Energy Security Act
  • North American-Made Energy Security Act
Sponsor
Lee Terry
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Canada
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Environmental regulatory procedures
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Oil and gas
  • Pipelines
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Major Actions
Introduced5/23/2011
Referred to Committee
Amendments (11 proposed)
Passed House7/26/2011
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseAmendment 1 to H.R. 19387/26/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
164 voted YES 260 voted NO 9 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 2 to H.R. 19387/26/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
164 voted YES 261 voted NO 8 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 3 to H.R. 19387/26/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
163 voted YES 264 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 5 to H.R. 19387/26/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
155 voted YES 272 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 6 to H.R. 19387/26/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
152 voted YES 275 voted NO 6 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 7 to H.R. 19387/26/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
161 voted YES 265 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 8 to H.R. 19387/26/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
168 voted YES 260 voted NO 5 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 9 to H.R. 19387/26/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
163 voted YES 263 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseAmendment 11 to H.R. 19387/26/2011This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
164 voted YES 261 voted NO 8 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 1938 North American-Made Energy Security Act7/26/2011This motion DID NOT PASS the House
181 voted YES 248 voted NO 4 voted present/not voting
currently selectedHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 1938 North American-Made Energy Security Act7/26/2011This bill PASSED the House
279 voted YES 147 voted NO 7 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Christensen amendment (A004) Failed by voice vote.7/26/2011DID NOT PASS by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Jackson Lee (TX) amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.7/26/2011PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/23/2011
5/23/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
5/23/2011Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
5/23/2011Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
5/23/2011Referred to House Energy and Commerce
5/23/2011Referred to House Natural Resources
5/24/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
6/15/2011Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
6/15/2011Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
6/23/2011Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar6/23/2011Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 13.
7/08/2011Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 112-140, Part I.
7/25/2011Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 370 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1938 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without installowed. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. All points of order against the amendments printed in this report are waived. The waiver of all points of order is prophylactic.
7/26/2011Rule H. Res. 370 passed House.
7/26/2011Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 370.
7/26/2011House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 370 and Rule XVIII.
7/26/2011The Speaker designated the Honorable Jo Ann Emerson to act as Chairwoman of the Committee.
7/26/2011GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1938.
7/26/2011DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 370, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Welch amendment.
7/26/2011POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Welch amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Terry demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7/26/2011DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 370, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rush amendment.
7/26/2011POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rush amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Rush demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7/26/2011DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 370, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Eshoo amendment.
7/26/2011POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Eshoo amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Eshoo demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7/26/2011DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 370, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Christensen amendment.
7/26/2011DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 370, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cohen amendment.
7/26/2011POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Cohen amendment No. 5, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Cohen demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7/26/2011DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 370, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Murphy (CT) amendment No. 6.
7/26/2011POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Murphy (CT) amendment No. 6, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Terry demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7/26/2011DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 370, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rush amendment No. 7.
7/26/2011POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rush amendment No. 7, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Rush demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7/26/2011DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 370, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hanabusa amendment No. 8.
7/26/2011POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Hanabusa amendment No. 8, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Terry demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7/26/2011DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 370, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Johnson (GA) amendment No. 9.
7/26/2011POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Johnson (Ga) amendment No. 9, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Johnson (GA) demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
7/26/2011DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 370, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee (TX) amendment No. 10.
7/26/2011DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 370, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kucinich amendment No. 11.
7/26/2011UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
7/26/2011The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1938.
7/26/2011The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
7/26/2011The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
7/26/2011Ms. Sutton moved to recommit with instructions to Energy and Commerce. (consideration: CR H5537: text: CR H5537)
7/26/2011DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sutton motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to require that the President take all necessary actions to ensure that the Keystone pipeline does not result in unfair increases in gas price and that eminent domain is not used to seize farmland to build the pipeline.
7/26/2011The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
7/26/2011Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
7/26/2011Committee on Transportation discharged from further consideration.
7/26/2011Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1938 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without is in order. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. All points of order against the amendments printed in this report are waived. The waiver of all points of order is prophylactic.
7/26/2011POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Kucinich amendment No. 11, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Kucinich demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
select this voteVote7/26/2011Amendment 1 to H.R. 1938
select this voteVote7/26/2011Amendment 2 to H.R. 1938
select this voteVote7/26/2011Amendment 3 to H.R. 1938
select this voteVote7/26/2011Amendment 5 to H.R. 1938
select this voteVote7/26/2011Amendment 6 to H.R. 1938
select this voteVote7/26/2011Amendment 7 to H.R. 1938
select this voteVote7/26/2011Amendment 8 to H.R. 1938
select this voteVote7/26/2011Amendment 9 to H.R. 1938
select this voteVote7/26/2011Amendment 11 to H.R. 1938
select this voteVote7/26/2011On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 1938 North American-Made Energy Security Act
currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage7/26/2011On Passage - House - H.R. 1938 North American-Made Energy Security Act
7/26/2011Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Welch.
7/26/2011Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Rush.
7/26/2011Amendment (A003) offered by Ms. Eshoo.
7/26/2011Amendment (A004) offered by Mrs. Christensen.
select this voteVote7/26/2011On agreeing to the Christensen amendment (A004) Failed by voice vote.
7/26/2011Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Cohen.
7/26/2011Amendment (A006) offered by Mr. Murphy (CT).
7/26/2011Amendment (A007) offered by Mr. Rush.
7/26/2011Amendment (A008) offered by Ms. Hanabusa.
7/26/2011Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Johnson (GA).
7/26/2011Amendment (A010) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee (TX).
select this voteVote7/26/2011On agreeing to the Jackson Lee (TX) amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
7/26/2011Amendment (A011) offered by Mr. Kucinich.
7/27/2011Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar7/28/2011Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 116.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteH. Amdt. 720Welch, Peter [D-VT]July 26, 2011Failed by roll call vote on July 26, 2011.

Amendment sought to add language describing an environmental finding which states that the Keystone XL pipeline would run through the Ogallala Aquifer and which would explain the risks involved with the proposed route.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 721Rush, Bobby [D-IL1]July 26, 2011Failed by roll call vote on July 26, 2011.

Amendment sought to strike paragraph 15 of the findings section which says that analysis using EPA models shows that the Keystone XL pipeline will result in no significant change in total United States or global greenhouse gas emissions.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 722Eshoo, Anna [D-CA18]July 26, 2011Failed by roll call vote on July 26, 2011.

Amendment sought to include a finding stating that the PHMSA Administrator testified at a Congressional hearing and said that the PHMSA had not done a study analyzing the risks associated with transporting diluted bitumen. The amendment also sought to require PHMSA to complete a review of the risks associated with transporting diluted bitumen, and whether current pipeline regulations are sufficient.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 723Christensen, Donna [D-VI]July 26, 2011Failed by voice vote on July 26, 2011.

Amendment sought to include a finding stating that the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement estimates that the Keystone XL pipeline would increase carbon pollution associated with United States fuel use by up to 23,000,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 724Cohen, Steve [D-TN9]July 26, 2011Failed by roll call vote on July 26, 2011.

Amendment sought to strike finding 16 and replaces it with language that outlines TransCanada's recent pipeline safety issues with the Keystone pipeline.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 725Murphy, Christopher [D-CT]July 26, 2011Failed by roll call vote on July 26, 2011.

Amendment sought to add findings language noting that construction of the pipeline would permit a new source of oil exports to China and other nations.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 726Rush, Bobby [D-IL1]July 26, 2011Failed by roll call vote on July 26, 2011.

Amendment sought to allow for 120 days after the final environmental impact statement or no later than January 1, 2012, for the President to issue a final decision on the Keystone XL pipeline.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 727Hanabusa, Colleen [D-HI1]July 26, 2011Failed by roll call vote on July 26, 2011.

Amendment information not available.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 728Johnson, Henry [D-GA4]July 26, 2011Failed by roll call vote on July 26, 2011.

Amendment sought to require a study on the health impacts of increased air pollution in communities surrounding the refineries that will transport diluted bitumen through the proposed Keystone XL pipeline before any approval of the pipeline could be granted.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 729Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX18]July 26, 2011Passed by voice vote on July 26, 2011.

Amendment to add a sense of Congress that the United States must decrease its dependence on oil from countries that are hostile to the interests of the United States of America and that Canada has long been a strong trading partner and increasing access to their energy resources will create jobs in the United States.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 730Kucinich, Dennis [D-OH10]July 26, 2011Failed by roll call vote on July 26, 2011.

Amendment sought to require an analysis of the effect of the proposed pipeline on manipulation of oil markets and increased gas prices for American consumers.

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