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H.R. 702 - To adapt to changing crude oil market conditions.

Bill Text

  • RULES COMMITTEE PRINT 114-29 PDF XML

    ** ALL AMENDMENTS SHOULD BE DRAFTED TO THIS NEW TEXT DATED OCTOBER 1, 2015**
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  • Text of H.R. 702 PDF XML

    To adapt to changing crude oil market conditions.

  • H. Rept. 114-267 Part 1 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Energy and Commerce 

  • H. Rept. 114-267 Part 2 PDF

    Supplemental report from the Committee on Energy and Commerce

  • Rules Committee Print 114-27 PDF XML

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Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 466: 
Agreed to by record vote of 244-185, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 244-183, on Thursday, October 8, 2015. 
 

MANAGERS:Byrne/Hastings

1. Structured rule for H.R. 538.

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. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-30 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.

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. 702.

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

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

12. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 114-29 and provides that it shall be considered as read.

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

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 (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
29Version 1Amash (MI)RepublicanLate Strikes section 6 and its related findings in section 1. The amendment removes the provision increasing the authorization of appropriations for the Maritime Security Fleet.Made In Order
28Version 2Butterfield (NC)DemocratLate Revised Creates the Infrastructure and Opportunity Trust Fund and establish the Unconditional War on Poverty program to support job creation and preservation and infrastructure development in persistent poverty counties, which are defined in P.L. 112-74. The amendment repeals dual capacity taxpayer rules for major integrated oil companies to fund the Infrastructure and Opportunity Trust Fund. Submitted
10Version 1Capps (CA)DemocratPrevents the bill from taking effect until the Secretary of Transportation certifies that all Federal rulemakings required pursuant to the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 (Public Law 112–90) have been finalized.Submitted
9Version 1Cartwright (PA)DemocratReinstates the crude oil export ban if the Secretary of Energy determines that exporting crude has caused regional gas prices to increase. Submitted
2Version 1Castro (TX)DemocratClarifies the scope of the per-barrel tax that funds the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund to included oil sands-derived crude oil.Submitted
14Version 2Cuellar (TX)DemocratRevised Requires the Secretary of Energy give preference in bidding for Federal grants that result from or are authorized as a result of lifting the ban on crude oil exports to low-income, minority and veterans groups.Submitted
15Version 2Cuellar (TX)DemocratRevised Provides the Department of Energy authority to continue developing partnerships in the areas of oil and gas exploration, production, midstream, and refining with minority serving institutions, including Hispanic Serving Institutions and Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The Amendment would encourage public private partnerships between the Department of Energy and minority serving institutions.Made In Order
3Version 1Delaney (MD), Curbelo (FL), Gibson (NY)Bi-PartisanAdds an additional finding that the United States has reduced its oil consumption over the past decade, and increasing investment in clean energy technology and energy efficiency will lower energy prices, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase national security.Made In Order
4Version 1Delaney (MD)DemocratDirects the Secretary of Energy and the Secretary of the Treasury to submit a cost-benefit analysis to Congress on imposing a carbon tax on fossil fuels and using the revenues to invest in clean energy technology, tax credits for low-income and middle class Americans, and reducing the tax rate for American businesses.Submitted
16Version 1DeSantis (FL)RepublicanCommissions a GAO study and report on the renewable fuel standard.Submitted
24Version 1Dingell (MI)DemocratWithdrawn Reauthorizes, permanently, the Land and Water Conservation Fund. Withdrawn
26Version 2Garamendi (CA)DemocratRevised Inserts safeguards to protect against the rise of domestic oil prices significantly above world market levels, as well as the decline of domestic oil refinery capacity.Made In Order
17Version 1Green, Gene (TX)DemocratRequires that the Secretary of Commerce would permit exports following a national interest determination.Submitted
18Version 1Green, Gene (TX)DemocratProvides the President exceptional authorities to halt exports.Submitted
7Version 1Huffman (CA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of the Energy to complete a study on the net greenhouse gas emissions that will result from the repeal of the crude oil export ban.Made In Order
8Version 1Huffman (CA)DemocratRequires the Secretary of the Energy to complete a study on the net greenhouse gas emissions that will result from the repeal of the crude oil export ban before enactment of the Act.Submitted
19Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratRequires the lifted ban to be assessed after 10 years and directs the Secretaries of Energy and Commerce to work together to review the impact of lifting the ban as it relates to promoting U.S. energy and national security and report their findings to Congress. Made In Order
20Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects the Secretaries of Energy and Commerce to work together and submit a report within 180 days on how lifting the ban on crude oil exports will help create opportunities for small and minority businesses in the U.S., while promoting energy and national security.Submitted
21Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects the Secretaries of Energy and Commerce to work together and submit a report within 180 days on how lifting the ban on crude oil exports will help create opportunities for veterans and women in the U.S., while promoting energy and national security.Made In Order
22Version 1Jackson Lee (TX)DemocratDirects the Secretaries of Energy and Commerce to work together and submit a report within 180 days on how lifting the ban on crude oil exports will help create opportunities in STEM and innovation in educational institutions, while promoting energy and national security.Submitted
27Version 1Kildee (MI)DemocratLate Requires operators of oil facilities and vessels to disclose the identification of the discharged material when reporting a spill to the appropriate agency.Submitted
11Version 1Lawrence (MI)DemocratProvides that this act shall take effect on the date that is one year after the date of enactment of this Act. Submitted
12Version 1Lawrence (MI)DemocratRequires a study of the State of national implications of lifting the crude oil export ban with respect to consumers and the economy.Made In Order
1Version 1McCaul (TX), Perlmutter (CO)Bi-PartisanRepeals all provisions of law, including conforming amendments, which prohibit the export of U.S. produced crude oil and maintains the Commerce Department's responsibility to license crude oil exports unless the country is subject to trade sanctions or for national security reasons.Submitted
5Version 1Messer, Luke (IN)RepublicanProhibits the export of crude oil, refined petroleum products, and petrochemical products to the Islamic Republic of Iran. Made In Order
6Version 1Messer, Luke (IN), Lowenthal (CA)Bi-PartisanEnsures the Administration is able to ban the export of crude oil to state sponsors of terrorism. Made In Order
25Version 1Pallone (NJ)DemocratProvides that the act would take effect only after the President makes a determination that the repeal of crude oil export restrictions will not lead to a significant increase in greenhouse gas emissions. Submitted
23Version 1Rush (IL)DemocratEstablishs a program to help increase the participation of minority and women-owned businesses within the energy supply chain. Submitted
13Version 1Wilson (FL)DemocratRequires the Secretary of Labor to issue regulations to reduce the occupational fatality rate in oil and gas fields.Submitted