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H.R. 6082 - Congressional Replacement of President Obama's Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 6082 PDF

    Congressional Replacement of President Obama's Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan [Rules Committee Print 112-29, showing the text as ordered reported by the Committee on Natural Resources]

  • Text of H. Rept. 112-615 PDF XML

    Report from the Committee on Natural Resources

Rule Information

General and Amendment Debate

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 6-3 on Monday, July 23, 2012.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 738: 
Adopted by record vote of 244-170, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 238-177, on Tuesday, July 24, 2012.  
 

MANAGERS: Foxx/Hastings

1. Structured rule for H.R. 4078

2. Provides two hours of general debate equally divided among and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on the Judiciary and the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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

4. Provides that the amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 112-28, as modified by the amendment printed in Part A of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted. The bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

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

6. Makes in order only those further amendments to H.R. 4078 printed in Part B of the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed 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.

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

8. Provides one motion to recommit H.R. 4078 with or without instructions.

9. Structured rule for H.R. 6082.

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. Makes in order as original text for purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 112-29 and provides that it shall be considered in read.

13. Waives all points or order against the amendment in the nature of a substitute.

14. Makes in order only those amendments to H.R. 6082 printed in Part C of the Rules Committee report. 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.

15. Waives all pints of order against the amendments printed in Part C of the report.

16. Provides one motion to recommit H.R. 6082 with or without instructions.

Amendments

# Version # Sponsor(s) Party Summary Status
12 Version 2 Bishop, Tim (NY) Democrat Revised Would add a new section that would designate surplus revenue toward deficit reduction. Submitted
15 Version 1 Capps (CA) Democrat Would strike lease sales 249, 228 and 243 relating to the Southern California Planning Area, as well as Section 4. Submitted
16 Version 1 Capps (CA) Democrat Would block Lease Sale 249 until the Secretary of the Interior certifies that the offshore and onshore facilities that would be used to support development occurring from that lease sale are capable of handling increased volumes of oil and gas, and will be able to sustain that capacity for the foreseeable life of that drilling project. Submitted
17 Version 1 Capps (CA) Democrat Would add an additional requirement to Section 5 that a lease sale cannot present a wide range of significant operational constraints to the national space launch mission; be within the ‘Impact Limit Lines’ of an active Space Launch Complex, including a safety clear zone; or severely complicate emergency response in the event of a natural disaster or catastrophic mission failure at an active Space Launch Complex. Submitted
23 Version 1 Capps (CA) Democrat Late Would raise the civil and criminal penalties for polluters that violate the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act. It increases the daily civil penalty maximum to $75,000 and $150,000 per day if there is threat of serious or irreparable harm to life or the environment. It also raises the criminal penalty maximum to $10,000,000. Submitted
20 Version 1 Castor (FL) Democrat Late Would prohibit oil leasing on areas east of the military mission line in the Gulf of Mexico Submitted
21 Version 1 Castor (FL) Democrat Late Would repeal tax privileges for major oil companies. Submitted
22 Version 2 Garamendi (CA) Democrat Late Revised Would establish a Buy America requirement for new oil and natural gas facilities constructed for leases issued under the Act. Submitted
9 Version 1 Hastings, Alcee (FL) Democrat Would require each drilling permit application to include an estimate of how much the price of gasoline will decrease as a result of any oil or gas found under the permit. Made In Order
10 Version 1 Hastings, Alcee (FL) Democrat Would require each drilling permit application to include an estimate of the impact on global change of the consumption of any oil or gas found under the permit. Made In Order
18 Version 1 Hastings, Doc (WA) Republican SUBSTITUTE Would replace the lease sale plan in the underlying text with President Obama’s lease sale program as submitted to Congress. Submitted
19 Version 1 Hastings, Doc (WA) Republican Manager's Amendment. Would make technical corrections to the underlying bill. Made In Order
13 Version 1 Holt (NJ) Democrat Would end free drilling in the Gulf of Mexico by requiring oil companies to pay in order to receive new leases on public lands. Made In Order
14 Version 1 Holt (NJ) Democrat Would strike the provision that requires the Secretary of Interior to conduct a single multi-sale environmental impact statement for all of the new areas opened for drilling by the underlying bill. Made In Order
2 Version 1 Jackson Lee (TX) Democrat Would establish an Office of Minority and Women Inclusion that will be responsible for all matters relating to diversity in management, employment, and business activities. The office would assess the diversity policies and practices in the Department and take affirmative steps to seek diversity in the workforce the Department at all levels. Submitted
3 Version 2 Jackson Lee (TX) Democrat Revised Would require a study prior to the implementation of this act to determine the efficacy of utilizing a single Environmental Impact Statement under this Act. Submitted
7 Version 1 Jackson Lee (TX) Democrat Would establish an Office of Energy Employment and Training. Submitted
4 Version 1 Markey, Edward (MA) Democrat Would prohibit gas produced under new leases authorized by this legislation from being exported to foreign countries. Made In Order
5 Version 1 Markey, Edward (MA) Democrat Would create a statutory requirement that new leases offered pursuant to this act include drilling safety improvements in response to the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster. Made In Order
8 Version 1 Pallone (NJ), Holt (NJ) Democrat Would strike all leases sales in the mid-Atlantic and North Atlantic. Submitted
6 Version 1 Richardson (CA) Democrat Would add a new section which provides that in determining the areas off the coast of California to be made available for leasing under this Act, the Secretary of the Interior shall consult with the Governor and legislature of the State of California. Made In Order
11 Version 1 Runyan (NJ) Republican Would allow the people of the state of New Jersey to opt out of leases within New Jersey’s administrative boundaries, via a referendum vote. Submitted
1 Version 1 Tonko (NY) Democrat Would prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from awarding a lease to a bidder on offshore oil and gas leases if the bidder does not disclose information about the campaign and SuperPac contributions the bidder made to influence an election for federal office during the 5-year period preceding the submission of the bid to the Secretary. Submitted