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H.R.3895: EXPAND Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about energy
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Sponsor Jeffrey Duncan, R-S.C.
Total Cosponsors 21 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 16, 2014
Latest Major Action June 20, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
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Bill Summary

Energy Exploration and Production to Achieve National Demand Act or the EXPAND Act - Title I: Development of Federal Energy Resources - Declares that it is the policy of the United States to reduce or eliminate financial, regulatory, and technical barriers to energy exploration and production.

Amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 to repeal the moratorium upon oil and gas leasing (or any related activity) in: (1) any area east of the Military Mission Line in the Gulf of Mexico; (2) any area in the Eastern Planning Area that is within 125 miles of the Florida coastline; or (3) specified areas within the Central Planning Area and within 100 miles of the Florida coastline.

Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), regarding the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) leasing program, to direct Secretary of Defense (DOD) to review OCS areas that have been designated as restricted from exploration and operation to determine whether they should re...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 20, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
Feb. 12, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation, Energy, and Forestry.
Jan. 24, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation.
Jan. 24, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Jan. 24, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Jan. 17, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
Jan. 17, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Jan. 17, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
Jan. 17, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
Jan. 16, 2014 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Jan. 16, 2014 Referred to House Armed Services
Jan. 16, 2014 Referred to House Agriculture
Jan. 16, 2014 Referred to House Ways and Means
Jan. 16, 2014 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Jan. 16, 2014 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Jan. 16, 2014 Referred to House Natural Resources