H.R. 2728 - Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act

Energy. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
To recognize States' authority to regulate oil and gas operations and promote American energy security, development, and job creation. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the House on November 20, 2013 
Amendments:
5 proposed amendments. 3 accepted. 2 rejected. View amendments 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on November 20, 2013.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 235 voted NO: 187
9 voted present/not voting

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Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act

H.R. 2728 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
To recognize States' authority to regulate oil and gas operations and promote American energy security, development, and job creation. (by CRS)
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Title
To recognize States' authority to regulate oil and gas operations and promote American energy security, development, and job creation.
Other Titles
  • Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
  • Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
  • EPA Hydraulic Fracturing Study Improvement Act
  • Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
Sponsor
Bill Flores
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Alternative and renewable resources
  • Department of the Interior
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Oil and gas
  • State and local government operations
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Major Actions
Introduced7/18/2013
Referred to Committee
Amendments (5 proposed)
Passed House11/20/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 507 (Holt) to H.R. 2728: Amendment sought to allow the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations to reduce ...11/20/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
190 voted YES 230 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 510 (DeFazio) to H.R. 2728: To prohibit the export of natural gas produced from public lands.11/20/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
142 voted YES 276 voted NO 13 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2728: Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act11/20/2013This motion DID NOT PASS the House
188 voted YES 232 voted NO 11 voted present/not voting
currently selectedHouseH.R. 2728: Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act11/20/2013This bill PASSED the House
235 voted YES 187 voted NO 9 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Flores amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.11/20/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Reed amendment (A004) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.11/20/2013PASSED by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.11/20/2013PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/18/2013
7/18/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
7/18/2013Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
7/31/2013Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Discharged.
7/31/2013Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar7/31/2013Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15.
11/12/2013Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-261.
Put on a legislative calendar11/12/2013Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 187.
11/18/2013Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 419 Reported to House. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1965 and H.R. 2728. The resolution provides for one hour of debate and makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules report 113-271. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
11/19/2013Rule H. Res. 419 passed House.
11/20/2013Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 419.
11/20/2013The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1965 and H.R. 2728. The resolution provides for one hour of debate and makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules report 113-271. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
11/20/2013House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 419 and Rule XVIII.
11/20/2013The Speaker designated the Honorable Kevin Yoder to act as Chairman of the Committee.
11/20/2013GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2728.
11/20/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Holt Part B amendment No. 1.
11/20/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Holt Part B amendment No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Holt demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
11/20/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Flores Part B amendment No. 2.
11/20/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Reed Part B amendment No. 3.
11/20/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeFazio Part B amendment No. 4.
11/20/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeFazio Part B amendment No. 4, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. DeFazio demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
11/20/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee (TX) Part B amendment No. 5.
11/20/2013UNFINISHED 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.
11/20/2013MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in remembrance of our brave men and women who have given their lives in the service of our country, and of all who serve in our armed forces and their familes.
11/20/2013The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2728.
11/20/2013The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
11/20/2013The 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.
11/20/2013Mr. Lowenthal moved to recommit with instructions to Natural Resources.
11/20/2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lowenthal motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House forthwith with an amendment to ensure that the underlying bill does not limit the authority of the Department of Interior or any state to require the public disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.
11/20/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteVote11/20/2013H.Amdt. 507 (Holt) to H.R. 2728: Amendment sought to allow the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations to reduce ...
select this voteVote11/20/2013H.Amdt. 510 (DeFazio) to H.R. 2728: To prohibit the export of natural gas produced from public lands.
select this voteVote11/20/2013On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2728: Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage11/20/2013H.R. 2728: Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
11/20/2013Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Holt.
11/20/2013Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Flores.
select this voteVote11/20/2013On agreeing to the Flores amendment (A003) Agreed to by voice vote.
11/20/2013Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Reed.
11/20/2013Reed amendment (A004) modified by unanimous consent.
select this voteVote11/20/2013On agreeing to the Reed amendment (A004) as modified Agreed to by voice vote.
11/20/2013Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. DeFazio.
11/20/2013Amendment (A006) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee.
select this voteVote11/20/2013On agreeing to the Jackson Lee amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
11/21/2013Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar12/09/2013Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 255.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
H. Amdt. 507Holt, Rush [D-NJ12]November 20, 2013Failed by voice vote on November 20, 2013.

Amendment sought to allow the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas drilling operations on public lands.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 508Flores, Bill [R-TX17]November 20, 2013Passed by voice vote on November 20, 2013.

Amendment requires States to submit a copy of their hydraulic fracturing regulations and chemical disclosure requirements to the BLM for public disclosure and to provide other technical/clarifying changes.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 509Reed, Tom [R-NY23]November 20, 2013Passed by voice vote on November 20, 2013.

Amendment directs the GAO to conduct a study on the economic benefits of domestic oil and gas production as result of hydraulic fracturing including job creation, energy prices and State and Federal revenues.

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H. Amdt. 510DeFazio, Peter [D-OR4]November 20, 2013Failed by voice vote on November 20, 2013.

An amendment numbered 4 printed in Part B of House Report 113-271 to prohibit the export of natural gas produced from public lands.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 511Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX18]November 20, 2013Passed by voice vote on November 20, 2013.

An amendment numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 113-271 to instruct the Secretary to conduct an annual review of any and all state hydraulic fracturing activity and submit a report to Congress.

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