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S.2280: A bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||energy|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||John Hoeven, R-N.D.|
|Total Cosponsors||55 (11 Democrats, 44 Republicans)|
|Introduced||May 1, 2014|
|Latest Major Action||Nov. 18, 2014|
|See it on||GovTrack|
|See it on||C-SPAN|
When this bill was on the Most Viewed List on Congress.gov
|2nd||Nov. 23, 2014|
- Bill introduced in the Senate
- Bill passed in the Senate
- Bill passed in the House
- Bill signed into law
Authorizes TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P. to construct, connect, operate, and maintain the pipeline and cross-border facilities specified in an application filed by TransCanada Corporation to the Department of State on May 4, 2012.
Deems the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement regarding the pipeline issued by the Secretary of State in January 2014 to fully satisfy the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, and any law that requires federal agency consultation or review, including the Endangered Species Act of 1973.
Declares any applicable federal permit or authorization issued before enactment of this Act to remain in effect.
Restricts any legal challenges regarding a federal agency action and such facilities to judicial review on direct appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Declares that this Act does not alter any federal, state, or local process or condition in effect on the date of enactme...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|Nov. 18, 2014||
Under the order of 11/12/14, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 59 - 41. Record Vote Number: 280.
|Nov. 18, 2014||Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6029-6053, S6053-6073)|
|May 5, 2014||Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 371.|
|May 1, 2014||Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.|