H.R.724: To authorize appropriations to carry out part B of title I of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, relating to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about energy
  • Introduced Feb. 26, 2001
  • Latest Major Action March 13, 2001

Bill Cosponsor

Bill Summary

Amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to: (1) repeal the March 31, 2000, termination date for the authorization of appropriations for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve; and (2) extend it indefinitely.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Congressional Budget Office Estimate

The Congressional Budget Office has produced a cost estimate for H.R.724.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 107-6.
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 5.
Mr. Bass moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 724.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 400 - 2 (Roll no. 26).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Star Print ordered on the bill.
Feb. 26, 2001

Introduced in the House by Charles F. Bass (R-N.H.)

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