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H.RES.284: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to promoting energy security of European allies through opening up the Southern Gas Corridor.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Michael R. Turner, R-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 59 (21 Democrats, 38 Republicans)
Introduced June 27, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 19, 2013
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Bill Summary

Notes that further energy exploration in the Caspian Sea region will enhance the energy security of European allies.

Affirms that it is in the U.S. national interest to support Europe's energy security by opening up the Southern Gas Corridor.

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that it is in the U.S. national interest to support Europe's energy security by working with the governments of Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and other regional partners to make available additional gas and oil supplies to that market in a cost effective and secure manner.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 19, 2013 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
Sept. 19, 2013 Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
July 9, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats.
June 27, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.