H.R. 3 - Northern Route Approval Act

Energy. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
To approve the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the House on May 22, 2013 
Amendments:
10 proposed amendments. 2 accepted. 8 rejected. View amendments 
House Vote: On Passage

PASSED on May 22, 2013.

voted YES: 0 voted NO: 0
1 voted present/not voting

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Northern Route Approval Act

H.R. 3 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
To approve the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To approve the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Northern Route Approval Act
  • Northern Route Approval Act
  • Northern Route Approval Act
  • Northern Route Approval Act
Sponsor
Lee Terry
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Energy
  • Birds
  • Canada
  • Endangered and threatened species
  • Energy storage, supplies, demand
  • Environmental assessment, monitoring, research
  • Federal appellate courts
  • Historic sites and heritage areas
  • Insects
  • Judicial review and appeals
  • Jurisdiction and venue
  • Land use and conservation
  • Licensing and registrations
  • Nebraska
  • Oil and gas
  • Pipelines
  • Water quality
  • Wildlife conservation and habitat protection
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Major Actions
Introduced3/15/2013
Referred to Committee
Amendments (10 proposed)
Passed House5/22/2013
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 66 (Weber) to H.R. 3: Amendment adds to the findings in Section 2 highlighting the State Department's scientific and ...5/22/2013This amendment PASSED the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 67 (Waxman) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to add a finding that the reliance on oil sands crudes for ...5/22/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 68 (Johnson) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to require the completion of a study on the health impacts of ...5/22/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 69 (Connolly) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to require that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, in consultation ...5/22/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 70 (Rahall) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to strike section 3 of the bill (Keystone XL Permit Approval) which ...5/22/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 71 (Esty) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to remove the mandate to allow one specifically named company to never ...5/22/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 72 (Jackson Lee) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to lengthen the time period for filing a claim under the ...5/22/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 73 (Chu) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to require the GAO to conduct a study and prepare a report ...5/22/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseH.Amdt. 75 (Holt) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to require that all oil and refined fuels transported through the Keystone ...5/22/2013This amendment DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H R 3 To approve the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes5/22/2013This motion DID NOT PASS the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
currently selectedHouseH.R. 3 (113th): Northern Route Approval Act5/22/2013This bill PASSED the House
0 voted YES 0 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn agreeing to the Cohen amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.5/22/2013PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/15/2013
3/15/2013Referred 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.
3/15/2013Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
3/15/2013Referred to House Energy and Commerce
3/15/2013Referred to House Natural Resources
3/15/2013Introduced in House
3/22/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
3/25/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
3/25/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
3/25/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
4/16/2013Subcommittee Hearings Held.
4/17/2013Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar4/17/2013Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 18.
4/24/2013Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
4/24/2013Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Discharged.
4/24/2013Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar4/24/2013Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 17.
5/16/2013Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar5/16/2013Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 24.
5/17/2013Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-61, Part I.
5/17/2013Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-61, Part II.
5/17/2013Reported by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 113-61, Part III.
Put on a legislative calendar5/17/2013Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 40.
5/21/2013Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 228 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3 with 1 hour and 30 minutes of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
5/22/2013Rule H. Res. 228 passed House.
5/22/2013Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 228.
5/22/2013Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3 with 1 hour and 30 minutes of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order.
5/22/2013House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 228 and Rule XVIII.
5/22/2013The Speaker designated the Honorable Steve Womack to act as Chairman of the Committee.
5/22/2013GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with 90 minutes of general debate on H.R. 3.
5/22/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 228, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Weber(TX) amendment No. 1.
5/22/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Weber amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Weber demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/22/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 228, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Waxman amendment No. 2.
5/22/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Waxman amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Waxman demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/22/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 228, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Johnson(GA) amendment No. 3.
5/22/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Johnson (GA) amendment, 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 later in the legislative day.
5/22/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 228, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Connolly amendment No. 4.
5/22/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Connolly amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Connolly demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/22/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 228, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Rahall amendment No. 5.
5/22/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Rahall amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Rahall demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/22/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 228, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Esty amendment No. 6.
5/22/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Esty amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Esty demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/22/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 228, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment No. 7.
5/22/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Jackson Lee amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Jackson Lee demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/22/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 228, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Chu amendment No. 8.
5/22/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Chu amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Chu demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/22/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 228, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Cohen amendment No. 9.
5/22/2013DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 228, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Holt amendment No. 10.
5/22/2013POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Holt amendment, 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 the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
5/22/2013The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 3.
5/22/2013The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
5/22/2013The 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.
5/22/2013Mr. Bishop (NY) moved to recommit with instructions to Transportation.
5/22/2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bishop (NY) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the House to report the same back with an amendment requiring TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P. to certify to the President that diluted bitumen and other materials derived from tar sands or oils sands that are transported through the Keystone XL pipeline be treated as crude oil for the purposes of determining contributions that fund the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund.
5/22/2013The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
5/22/2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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select this voteVote5/22/2013H.Amdt. 66 (Weber) to H.R. 3: Amendment adds to the findings in Section 2 highlighting the State Department's scientific and ...
select this voteVote5/22/2013H.Amdt. 67 (Waxman) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to add a finding that the reliance on oil sands crudes for ...
select this voteVote5/22/2013H.Amdt. 68 (Johnson) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to require the completion of a study on the health impacts of ...
select this voteVote5/22/2013H.Amdt. 69 (Connolly) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to require that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, in consultation ...
select this voteVote5/22/2013H.Amdt. 70 (Rahall) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to strike section 3 of the bill (Keystone XL Permit Approval) which ...
select this voteVote5/22/2013H.Amdt. 71 (Esty) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to remove the mandate to allow one specifically named company to never ...
select this voteVote5/22/2013H.Amdt. 72 (Jackson Lee) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to lengthen the time period for filing a claim under the ...
select this voteVote5/22/2013H.Amdt. 73 (Chu) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to require the GAO to conduct a study and prepare a report ...
select this voteVote5/22/2013H.Amdt. 75 (Holt) to H.R. 3: Amendment sought to require that all oil and refined fuels transported through the Keystone ...
select this voteVote5/22/2013On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H R 3 To approve the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes
currently selectedHouse Vote on Passage5/22/2013H.R. 3 (113th): Northern Route Approval Act
5/22/2013Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Weber (TX).
5/22/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A001) offered by Mr. Weber (TX).
5/22/2013Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Waxman.
5/22/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A002) offered by Mr. Waxman.
5/22/2013Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Johnson (GA).
5/22/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Johnson (GA).
5/22/2013Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Connolly.
5/22/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A004) offered by Mr. Connolly.
5/22/2013Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Rahall.
5/22/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A005) offered by Mr. Rahall.
5/22/2013Amendment (A006) offered by Ms. Esty.
5/22/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A006) offered by Ms. Esty.
5/22/2013Amendment (A007) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee.
5/22/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A007) offered by Ms. Jackson Lee.
5/22/2013Amendment (A008) offered by Ms. Chu.
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5/22/2013Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Cohen.
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select this voteVote5/22/2013On agreeing to the Cohen amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
5/22/2013Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
5/22/2013House amendment agreed to: On agreeing to the Cohen amendment (A009) Agreed to by voice vote.
5/22/2013Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Holt.
5/22/2013House amendment offered/reported by : Amendment (A010) offered by Mr. Holt.
5/22/2013Amendment agreed to Committee of the Whole
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5/23/2013Received in the Senate, read the first time.
Put on a legislative calendar6/03/2013Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 81.
4/24/2014Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
4/24/2014Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Discharged.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteH. Amdt. 66Weber, Randy [R-TX14]May 22, 2013Passed by roll call vote on May 22, 2013.

Amendment adds to the findings in Section 2 highlighting the State Department's scientific and environmental findings which conclude that the Keystone XL pipeline is a safe and environmentally sound project.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 67Waxman, Henry [D-CA33]May 22, 2013Failed by roll call vote on May 22, 2013.

Amendment sought to add a finding that the reliance on oil sands crudes for transportation fuels would likely result in an increase in incremental greenhouse gas emissions in the United States equivalent to approximately that of 4.3 million passenger vehicles. The amendment also sought to provide that the bill would not go into effect unless the President found that TransCanada or tar sands producers could fully offset the additional greenhouse gas emissions produced annually.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 68Johnson, Henry [D-GA4]May 22, 2013Failed by roll call vote on May 22, 2013.

Amendment sought to require the completion of 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 prior to its operation.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 69Connolly, Gerald [D-VA11]May 22, 2013Failed by roll call vote on May 22, 2013.

Amendment sought to require that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security, conduct a study of the vulnerabilities of the Keystone XL pipeline to a terrorist attack and certify that necessary protections have been put in place.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 70Rahall, Nick [D-WV3]May 22, 2013Failed by roll call vote on May 22, 2013.

Amendment sought to strike section 3 of the bill (Keystone XL Permit Approval) which states that the Keystone XL pipeline does not require a permit to cross the international border between Canada and the United States.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 71Esty, Elizabeth [D-CT5]May 22, 2013Failed by roll call vote on May 22, 2013.

Amendment sought to remove the mandate to allow one specifically named company to never receive appropriate oversight through the permit process for operation and/or maintenance--in perpetuity, while allowing construction permit fast-track.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 72Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX18]May 22, 2013Failed by roll call vote on May 22, 2013.

Amendment sought to lengthen the time period for filing a claim under the Act from 60 days to 1 year.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 73Chu, Judy [D-CA27]May 22, 2013Failed by roll call vote on May 22, 2013.

Amendment sought to require the GAO to conduct a study and prepare a report of the Keystone XL pipeline to determine the total projected costs of pipeline spill cleanup, including the potential impacts of a petroleum spill on public health and the environment and the quantity and quality of water available for agricultural and municipal purposes.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 74Cohen, Steve [D-TN9]May 22, 2013Passed by voice vote on May 22, 2013.

Amendment requires TransCanada to submit its oil spill response plan and any updates to the plan, to the Governors of each State in which the Keystone XL pipeline operates.

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select this voteH. Amdt. 75Holt, Rush [D-NJ12]May 22, 2013Failed by roll call vote on May 22, 2013.

Amendment sought to require that all oil and refined fuels transported through the Keystone XL Pipeline be used here in the United States and not exported, unless the President finds that an exception is required by law or in the national interest.

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42 Organizations Supported and 18 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Northern Route Approval Act: H.R. 3 (113th): Northern Route Approval Act

42 organizations supported this bill

American Commitment
Phil Keppeh (2013, April 9). American Commitment Letter to Rep. Terry. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
American Concrete Pipe Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 20). US Construction Industry Supports the Northern Route Approval Act (HR 3). Retrieved May 22, 2013, from AED.
American Concrete Pressure Pipe Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 20). US Construction Industry Supports the Northern Route Approval Act (HR 3). Retrieved May 22, 2013, from AED.
American Conservative Union
Hart, Larry (2013, May 21). American Conservative Union Letter on HR 3. Retrieved December 5, 2013, from Energy & Commerce Committee.
American Council of Engineering Companies
David A. Raymond (2013, April 16). ACEC Letter to Chairman Upton. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
American Energy Alliance
Thomas J. Pyle (2013, April 12). AEA Letter to the Chairman. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
American Exploration & Production Council
Thompson, V. Bruce (2013, May 21). AXPC Letter on HR 3. Retrieved December 5, 2013, from Energy & Commerce Committee.
American Foundry Society
AFS (2013, May 30). House Approves Bipartisan Bill to Move Forward on Keystone XL Pipeline. Retrieved June 5, 2013, from AFS.
American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers
Drevna, Charlie (2013, April 16). Written Statement of the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers as Submitted to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from House Committee on Natural Resources.
American Iron and Steel Institute
Gibson, Thomas J. (2013, May 22). Support H.R. 3, The Northern Route Approval Act, Legislation to Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. Retrieved December 5, 2013, from Energy & Commerce Committee.
American Petroleum Institute
Jack N. Gerard & (2013, April 12). API Letter to Mr. Terry. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
American Rental Association
John McClelland, Ph.D. & (2013, April 11). RE: Comments on Draft Supplemental En vironmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for Keystone XL Project. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
American Road & Transportation Builders Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 20). US Construction Industry Supports the Northern Route Approval Act (HR 3). Retrieved May 22, 2013, from AED.
American Supply Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 20). US Construction Industry Supports the Northern Route Approval Act (HR 3). Retrieved May 22, 2013, from AED.
Americans for Tax Reform
Grover Norquist (2013, April 12). ATR Letter to Representatives. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
Associated Equipment Distributors
CE (2013, May 20). Construction Groups Ask for Keystone XL Bill Support. Retrieved May 22, 2013, from Construction Equipment.
Associated General Contractors of America
Jeffrey D. Shoaf (2013, April 11). Re: Support H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
undersigned organizations (2013, May 20). US Construction Industry Supports the Northern Route Approval Act (HR 3). Retrieved May 22, 2013, from AED.
Association of Oil Pipe Lines
Andrew J. Black (2013, April 12). AOPL Letter to Congressmen Terry and Matheson. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO
McGarvey, Sean (2013, May 22). Building and Construction Trades Department Letter on HR 3. Retrieved December 5, 2013, from Energy & Commerce Committee.
Caterpillar
Karol, Kathryn D. (2013, May 21). Caterpillar Letter on HR 3. Retrieved December 5, 2013, from Energy & Commerce Committee.
Distribution Contractors Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 20). US Construction Industry Supports the Northern Route Approval Act (HR 3). Retrieved May 22, 2013, from AED.
Energy Equipment and Infrastructure Alliance
undersigned organizations (2013, May 20). US Construction Industry Supports the Northern Route Approval Act (HR 3). Retrieved May 22, 2013, from AED.
FreedomWorks
Matt Kibbe (2013, April 9). Tell Your Representatives to Support the Keystone XL Pipeline. Retrieved April 16, 2013, from .
Frontiers of Freedom
George Landrith (2013, April 9). Re: H.R. 3 - The Northern Route Approval Act. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
Heritage Foundation
Dustin Carmack (2013, May 22). Want Jobs? Approve Keystone. Retrieved May 22, 2013, from Heritage Action.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Hoffa, James P. (2013, May 21). Teamsters Letter on HR 3. Retrieved December 5, 2013, from Energy & Commerce Committee.
International Union of Operating Engineers
Jay Lederer (2013, April 10). IUOE Supports Approval of H.R. 3, Northern Route Approval Act. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
Laborers' International Union of North America
E&C (2013, April 12). Unions Rally in Support of the Keystone XL Pipeline – Hundreds of Laborers Turn Out in Tulsa, OK. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Let Freedom Ring
Colin A. Hanna (2013, April 5). LFR Letter to Chairman Whitfield. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association
Catherine Boland (2013, May 10). Urge Congress to Support H.R. 3 and Allow Construction on the Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 20, 2013, from MEMA.
National Asphalt Pavement Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 20). US Construction Industry Supports the Northern Route Approval Act (HR 3). Retrieved May 22, 2013, from AED.
National Association of Manufacturers
Eisenberg, Ross (2013, April 16). Testimony of Ross Eisenberg, Vice President, Energy Resources Policy, National Association of Manufacturers on H.R. 3 (Terry), the “Northern Route Approval Act”. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
National Electrical Contractors Association
Marco A. Giamberardino (2013, April 10). NECA Letter to Representative Terry. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
National Federation of Independent Business
Susan Eckerly (2013, April 16). NFIB Letter to Chairman Upton and Ranking Member Waxman. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
National Restaurant Association
DeFife, Scott (2013, May 14). National Restaurant Association Letter on HR 3. Retrieved December 5, 2013, from Energy & Commerce Committee.
National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 20). US Construction Industry Supports the Northern Route Approval Act (HR 3). Retrieved May 22, 2013, from AED.
National Taxpayers Union
Nan Swift (2013, April 9). n Open Letter to the House of Representatives: Support H.R. 3: The Northern Route Approval Act . Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.
National Utility Contractors Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 20). US Construction Industry Supports the Northern Route Approval Act (HR 3). Retrieved May 22, 2013, from AED.
Portland Cement Association
undersigned organizations (2013, May 20). US Construction Industry Supports the Northern Route Approval Act (HR 3). Retrieved May 22, 2013, from AED.
Thibodaux Chamber of Commerce
Hansen, Brenda & Stroud, J.B. (2013, May 13). Thibodaux Chamber of Commerce Letter on HR 3. Retrieved December 5, 2013, from Energy & Commerce Committee.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
R. Bruce Josten (2013, April 9). US Chamber Letter to Representative Terry. Retrieved April 19, 2013, from House Committee on Energy & Commerce.

18 organizations opposed this bill

350.org
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
Audubon Society of New Hampshire
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
Better Future Project
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
Bold Nebraska
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
Center for Biological Diversity
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
Energy Action Coalition
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
Environment America
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
Environment Maine
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
Friends of the Earth
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
Greenpeace
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
League of Conservation Voters
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
League of Women Voters
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
National Wildlife Federation
NWF (2013, May 19). Save Wildlife from Tar Sands Oil. Retrieved May 22, 2013, from NWF.
Natural Resources Defense Council
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
Oil Change International
Kretzmann, Stephen M. (2013, April 16). Stephen M. Kretzmann Testimony on H.R. 3 “Northern Route Approval Act”. Retrieved April 17, 2013, from Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Public Citizen
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
Safe Climate Campaign
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.
Sierra Club
undersigned organizations (2013, April 22). League Sends Letter to U.S. House in Opposition of H.R. 3, Keystone Pipeline. Retrieved May 6, 2013, from LWV.

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Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$263,928
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$158,550
Restaurants & drinking establishments$146,400
Public works, industrial & commercial construction$142,958
Oilfield service, equipment & exploration$126,050
Petroleum refining & marketing$100,900
Oil & Gas$88,589
Stone, clay, glass & concrete products$61,450
Steel$54,067
Engineering, architecture & construction mgmt svcs$49,050
Special trade contractors$37,050
Electrical contractors$34,100
Construction equipment$32,500
Building trades unions$20,000
Heavy industrial manufacturing$18,701
Manufacturing$18,700
Plumbing & pipe products$10,600
Small business associations$10,000
Equipment rental & leasing$6,200
Chambers of commerce$3,950
Fiscal & tax policy$2,600
Teamsters union$0
Construction & Public Works$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$18,550
Democratic/Liberal$0
Consumer groups$0
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