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H.R.787: Infrastructure Jobs and Energy Independence Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about energy
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Sponsor Tim Murphy, R-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 7 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 15, 2013
Latest Major Action April 8, 2013
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Infrastructure Jobs and Energy Independence Act - Deems the Draft Proposed Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program 2010-2015 issued by the Secretary of the Interior to be approved as a final oil and gas leasing program under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA). Deems the Secretary to have issued a final environmental impact statement for the Program under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).

Directs the Secretary to: (1) conduct a lease sale in each outer Continental Shelf (OCS) planning area for which there is a commercial interest in purchasing federal oil and gas production leases; (2) prepare an inventory of U.S. offshore energy resources; and (3) promulgate regulations concerning the production of oil or gas resources of the OCS, including regulating the installation of surface facilities, mitigating the impact of such facilities on coastal vistas, and allowing onshore facilities to draw upon such resources that are within 10 mil...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.
March 1, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Feb. 19, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
Feb. 19, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Feb. 19, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Power.
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to House Budget
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to House Rules
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary
Feb. 15, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources