H.R.6515: Drill Responsibly in Leased Lands Act of 2008

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about energy
  • Introduced July 16, 2008
  • Latest Major Action July 17, 2008

Bill Summary

Drill Responsibly in Leased Lands Act of 2008 - Amends the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976 to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an oil and gas competitive leasing program in the National Petroleum Reserve, Alaska, that includes at least one lease sale each year during the period 2009 through 2013.Instructs the Secretary of Transportation to: (1) facilitate pipeline construction to transport oil and gas from or...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 3 statements associated with H.R.6515.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Foreign Affairs, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Natural Resources
Referred to House Foreign Affairs
Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Mr. Rahall moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - By unanimous consent, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 6515.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 244 - 173 (Roll no. 511).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 16, 2008

Introduced in the House by Nick J. Rahall II (D-W.Va.)

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