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H.R.49: American Energy Independence and Price Reduction Act
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||energy|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Don Young, R-Alaska|
|Introduced||Jan. 3, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||Feb. 4, 2013|
|See it on||GovTrack|
|See it on||C-SPAN|
- Bill introduced in the House
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill signed into law
American Energy Independence and Price Reduction Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to implement a competitive leasing program for the exploration, development, and production of the oil and gas resources on the Coastal Plain of Alaska.
Permits lease sales to be conducted through an Internet leasing program if such a system will result in savings to the taxpayer, an increase in the number of bidders participating, and higher returns than oral bidding or a sealed bidding system.
Amends the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980 to repeal the prohibition against leasing or other development leading to production of oil and gas from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).
Deems any oil and gas leasing programs and activities authorized by this Act to be in compliance with ANWR purposes.
Authorizes the Secretary to designate up to 45,000 acres of the Coastal Plain as a Special Area, after consultation with the state of Alaska,...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Feb. 4, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.|
|Jan. 31, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.|
|Jan. 4, 2013||Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy.|
|Jan. 3, 2013||Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology|
|Jan. 3, 2013||Referred to House Energy and Commerce|
|Jan. 3, 2013||Referred to House Natural Resources|