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

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Bill Summary

Title I: State Authority for Hydraulic Fracturing Regulation - Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act - (Sec. 102) Amends the Mineral Leasing Act to prohibit the Department of the Interior (Department) from enforcing any federal regulation, guidance, or permit requirement regarding hydraulic fracturing (including any component of that process), relating to oil, gas, or geothermal production activities on or under any...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 9, 2013
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 255.
Nov. 21, 2013
Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Nov. 20, 2013
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Nov. 20, 2013

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 235 - 187 (Roll no. 604).

Nov. 20, 2013

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 188 - 232 (Roll no. 603). (consideration: CR H7297)

Nov. 20, 2013
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lowenthal motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House forthwith with an amendment to ensure that the underlying bill does not limit the authority of the Department of Interior or any state to require the public disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.
Nov. 20, 2013
Mr. Lowenthal moved to recommit with instructions to Natural Resources. (consideration: CR H7295-7296; text: CR H7295)
Nov. 20, 2013
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitue: CR H7288)
Nov. 20, 2013
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H7295)
Nov. 20, 2013
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2728.
Nov. 20, 2013
MOMENT OF SILENCE - The House observed a moment of silence in remembrance of our brave men and women who have given their lives in the service of our country, and of all who serve in our armed forces and their familes.
Nov. 20, 2013
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was the question on adoption of amendments which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
Nov. 20, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jackson Lee (TX) Part B amendment No. 5.
Nov. 20, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the DeFazio Part B amendment No. 4, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. DeFazio demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Nov. 20, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeFazio Part B amendment No. 4.
Nov. 20, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Reed Part B amendment No. 3.
Nov. 20, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Flores Part B amendment No. 2.
Nov. 20, 2013
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Holt Part B amendment No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Holt demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on adoption of the amendment until a time to be announced.
Nov. 20, 2013
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 419, the Committee of Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Holt Part B amendment No. 1.
Nov. 20, 2013
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2728.
Nov. 20, 2013
The Speaker designated the Honorable Kevin Yoder to act as Chairman of the Committee.
Nov. 20, 2013
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 419 and Rule XVIII.
Nov. 20, 2013
The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1965 and H.R. 2728. The resolution provides for one hour of debate and makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules report 113-271. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
Nov. 20, 2013
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 419. (consideration: CR H7280-7297)
Nov. 19, 2013
Rule H. Res. 419 passed House.
Nov. 18, 2013
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 419 Reported to House. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1965 and H.R. 2728. The resolution provides for one hour of debate and makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules report 113-271. The rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
Nov. 12, 2013
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 187.
Nov. 12, 2013
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-261.
July 31, 2013
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15.
July 31, 2013
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 31, 2013
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Discharged.
July 18, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
July 18, 2013
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
July 18, 2013

Introduced in the House by Bill Flores (R-Texas)

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