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H.R. 1230 - Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act

Bill Text

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    Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act

Rule Information

 

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE of 9-3 on Monday, May 2, 2011.

FLOOR ACTION ON H.RES. 245: 
Adopted by record vote of 245-167, after agreeing to the previous question by a record vote of 241-171, on Thursday, May 5, 2011.  

MANAGERS: Bishop/Polis

1. Structured rule for H.R. 1229.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the amendment recommended by the Committee on Natural Resources shall be considered as adopted.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

6. Makes in order only those amendments to H.R. 1229 printed in Part A of the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. Provides that each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in Part A of the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

9. Structured rule for H.R. 1230.

10. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.

11. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

12. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

13. Makes in order only those amendments to H.R. 1230 printed in Part B of the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. Provides that each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question in the House or in the Committee of the Whole.

14. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in Part B of the report.

15. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

16. Directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 1229, add the text of H.R. 1230 as passed by the House as a new matter at the end of H.R. 1229.

 

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
8Version 1Bishop, Tim (NY)DemocratAdds a section at the end of the bill that would designate surplus revenue toward deficit reduction.Submitted
2Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratWould establish within the Department of Treasury a special fund for the collection of at least 80% of Clean Water Act fines and penalties related to the BP Gulf Spill.Submitted
14Version 1Connolly (VA)DemocratLate Would close tax loopholes for oil companies and use that money to offer gas price relief to American consumers.Submitted
15Version 1Connolly (VA), Moran, James (VA), Sarbanes (MD)DemocratLate Would ensure that Lease Sale 220 does not interfere with Naval or other DOD operations.Made In Order
13Version 1Garamendi, JohnDemocratClarifies that U.S. immigration laws apply to facilities on the OCS, and add an `intention of Congress' section stating that energy development activities on the OCS should support domestic manufacturing sector and jobs.Submitted
5Version 1Hastings, Alcee (FL)DemocratWould require the Governor of each State potentially affected by an oil spill to specifically consent to the relevant Lease Sale before drilling and exploration activities can commence.Submitted
6Version 1Holt (NJ)DemocratWould prohibit lease sales authorized by the bill unless the Secretary of the Interior is able to obtain certain unbiased data and analysis on oil resources and markets from the independent Energy Information Administration.Submitted
7Version 1Holt (NJ)DemocratWould remove provisions in the bill that would “deem” the safety and environmental review done in 2007, prior to the BP spill, sufficient for new offshore oil and gas leasing. The amendment would allow lease sales to go forward, but require new environmental and safety reviews, following the BP spill. Made In Order
16Version 1Jackson Lee (TX) DemocratLate Requires Secretary of Interior to conduct a study and report to Congress on Department of Interior Staffing and Training levels. Submitted
10Version 2Markey, Edward (MA)DemocratRevised Would require that companies bidding on new leases pursuant to H.R. 1230 first renegotiate any royalty-free leases they own. This amendment would raise more than $2 billion over 10 years.Submitted
1Version 1McGovern (MA), Welch (VT), Blumenauer (OR)DemocratWould reduce the federal deficit by $40 billion by eliminating subsidies to oil companies.Submitted
9Version 2Miller, George (CA)DemocratRevised Revised. Would require a company bidding on leases to publicly disclose whether it has met its obligations under the Oil Pollution Act, or has a significant history of worker fatalities or violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, Clean Water Act, or Clean Air Act. Submitted
4Version 1Murphy, Christopher (CT)DemocratWould direct a portion of the royalties generated by the bill’s lease sales to fully-fund the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).Submitted
11Version 1Pingree (ME)DemocratWould recover the cost of conducting the environmental impact statements for the oil and gas leases subject to this act and uses the proceeds from the fee to fund the gathering of baseline environmental data necessary for the permitting process. Sunsets after 5 years. Submitted
12Version 1Sarbanes (MD), Holt (NJ)DemocratWould eliminate language requiring oil and gas lease sales on the outer continental shelf off the coast of Virginia near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay.Submitted
3Version 1Tonko (NY)DemocratWould rename the bill to "Big Oil Handouts at Taxpayers Expense Act"Submitted