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H.R. 2 - American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act

Bill Text

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    American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act (as introduced) 
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Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 8-3 on Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 727: 
Agreed to by record vote of 227-193, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 226-195, on Thursday, September 18, 2014.  

MANAGERS: Sessions/Polis

1. Closed rule for H.R. 2

2. Provides two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources or their respective designees.

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

4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

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

6. Provides one motion to recommit.

7. Closed rule for H.R. 4.

8. Provides two hours of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Ways and Means or their respective designees.

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

10. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

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

12. Provides one motion to recommit.

13. Section 3 provides that on any legislative day during the period from September 22, 2014 through November 11, 2014: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

14. Section 4 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 3 of the resolution.

15. Section 5 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 shall not constitute a calendar day for purposes of section 7 of the War Powers Resolution.

16. Section 6 provides that each day during the period addressed by section 3 of the resolution shall not constitute a legislative day for purposes of clause 7 of rule XIII (resolutions of inquiry).

Amendments

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
3Version 1Capps (CA)DemocratRequires TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P. to certify to the Department of State that it will treat diluted bitumen and other material derived from tar sands or oil sands that is transported through the Keystone XL pipeline as crude oil for purposes of considering contributions to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund.Submitted
4Version 1Capps (CA)DemocratEnsures that Section 10203, relating to oil and gas lease sales in the Southern California planning area, and Subtitle C, relating to OCS revenue sharing with coastal states, will have no force or effect.Submitted
5Version 1Capps (CA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Interior, in coordination with the Environmental Protection Agency, to conduct a study of the impacts of offshore oil and gas well stimulation activities on the marine environment. Submitted
6Version 1Capps (CA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Interior to notify all relevant state and local regulatory agencies and publish a notice in the Federal Register, within 30 days after receiving any application for a permit that would allow the conduct of any offshore oil and gas well stimulation activities.Submitted
8Version 1Kildee (MI), Connolly (VA)DemocratPrevents Sec. 202 of division A from applying to rules related to protecting air and water quality.Submitted
7Version 1Perlmutter (CO), Polis (CO)DemocratExtends the wind energy production tax credit (PTC) through December 31, 2016 while making it retroactive from January 1, 2014.Submitted
1Version 1Schakowsky (IL)DemocratAccepts the scientific finding that greenhouse gas pollution is ‘‘contributing to long-lasting changes in our climate that can have a range of negative effects’’.Submitted
2Version 1Waxman (CA)DemocratProvides that the bill takes effect when the Administrator of the EIA certifies that another Federal program, other than one under section 111 of the Clean Air Act, will reduce carbon pollution in at least equivalent quantities and with similar timing and from the same sources as the reductions required under the rules and guidelines nullified by section 214.Submitted