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

Bill Text

  • Text of Rules Committee Print 113-27 PDF XML

    Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act (Showing the texts of H.R. 2728, as reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, and H.R. 2850, as reported by the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology)

  • Text of H.R. 2728 PDF XML

    Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act (as introduced)

  • Text of H. Rept. 113-261 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Natural Resources (as filed) 

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Monday, November 18, 2013.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 419: 
ADOPTED by record vote of 222-196, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 223-194, on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. 

MANAGERS:Bishop (UT)/Polis

1. Structured rule for H.R. 1965.

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 an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-26 shall be considered as adopted and 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 printed in part A 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.

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. 2728.

10. Provides one hour of general debate, with 40 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

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

12. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 113-27 shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

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

14. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in part B 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 points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the report.

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

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
12Version 1Capps (CA)DemocratLate Prohibits the Secretary of the Interior from approving additional offshore hydraulic fracturing activities until completion of a study, conducted in coordination with the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, and the Environmental Protection Agency, of the impacts of offshore hydraulic fracturing on the marine environment and public health.Submitted
14Version 2Capps (CA)DemocratLate Revised There is a provision that provides states more authority over federal laws. This amendment says that the federal government will not pay for state laws, regulations, or other incurred costs.Submitted
10Version 1Cartwright (PA)DemocratEnsures that the Secretary of Interior can still enforce laws that are already in existence to protect health and safety on federal land. Submitted
11Version 1Cartwright (PA)DemocratEnsures that the Secretary of Interior still has the authority to ensure well safety, including certification requirements for safety systems related to well control, cementing and casing, and procedures to minimize ignition and explosion of hydrocarbonsSubmitted
13Version 1Castor (FL)DemocratLate Delays flood insurance premium changes until the completion of affordability study.Submitted
1Version 2DeFazio (OR)DemocratRevised Prohibits the export of natural gas produced from public lands.Made In Order
15Version 1Flores (TX)RepublicanLate Requires states to submit a copy of their hydraulic fracturing regulations and chemical disclosure requirements to the BLM for public disclosure and provides other technical/clarifying changes. Made In Order
16Version 1Holt (NJ), Peters, Scott (CA), Polis (CO)DemocratAllows the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas drilling operations on public lands.Made In Order
3Version 2Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRevised Renders bill inapplicable to Federal Lands. Submitted
4Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratProvides that the Secretary of the Interior must review and approve — and if the Secretary does not approve then the state must stop. Submitted
5Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratThe Secretary shall conduct an annual review of any and all state hydraulic fracturing activity and submit a report to Congress. Made In Order
18Version 1Maloney, Sean (NY)DemocratLate Prohibits hydraulic fracturing in the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area.Submitted
7Version 2McNerney (CA)DemocratRevised Prohibits a permit from being issued if the project would use water from the Central Valley Project. Submitted
8Version 1McNerney (CA)DemocratWithdrawn Requires the EPA to ensure that adequate research is conducted on the viability of using wastewater or recycled water for the hydraulic fracturing process. Withdrawn
9Version 1McNerney (CA)DemocratWithdrawn Requires the EPA to consult with the U.S. Geological Survey when conducting hydraulic fracturing research. Withdrawn
6Version 1Polis (CO)DemocratEliminates a loophole in the Clean Air Act under which oil and gas exploration and production activities are exempt from complying with the Clean Air Act’s aggregation requirement and adds hydrogen sulfide to the federal list of hazardous air pollutants.Submitted
17Version 1Reed (NY), Costa (CA)Bi-PartisanLate 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.Made In Order
2Version 1Veasey (TX)DemocratEstablishes a task force composed of federal, state, industry, and academic leaders to identify best practices for shale oil and gas extraction.Submitted