H.R.1873: Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act

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Bill Summary

Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act (Sec.2)This bill requires the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA), with respect to lands under their respective jurisdictions, to ensure that all existing and future rights-of-way for electrical transmission and distribution facilities on such lands include requirements for utility vegetation management, facility inspection, and operation and maintenance...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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There are 21 statements associated with H.R.1873.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 19, 2017
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
June 22, 2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
June 21, 2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 21, 2017

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 300 - 118 (Roll no. 315).

June 21, 2017
The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H5027-5029)
June 21, 2017
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
June 21, 2017
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1873.
June 21, 2017
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on adoption of the Carbajal Part A Amendment No. 1 which was debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
June 21, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 392, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Beyer Part A Amendment No. 3.
June 21, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 392, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sinema Part A Amendment No. 2.
June 21, 2017
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Carbajal Part A amendment No. 1, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Carbajal demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
June 21, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 392, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Carbajal Part A Amendment No. 1.
June 21, 2017
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1873.
June 21, 2017
The Speaker designated the Honorable Steve Womack to act as Chairman of the Committee.
June 21, 2017
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 392 and Rule XVIII.
June 21, 2017
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1873 and 1654, with 1 hour of general debate for each bill. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except a motion to recommit with or without instructions on each bill. Both measures will be considered read and have specified amendments.
June 21, 2017
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 392. (consideration: CR H5022-5032)
June 20, 2017
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 392 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1873 and 1654, with 1 hour of general debate for each bill. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except a motion to recommit with or without instructions on each bill. Both measures will be considered read and have specified amendments.
June 12, 2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 110.
June 12, 2017

Committee on Agriculture discharged.

June 12, 2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 115-165, Part I.
April 27, 2017
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 14.
April 27, 2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 27, 2017
Subcommittee on Federal Lands Discharged.
April 27, 2017
Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Discharged.
April 24, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.
April 11, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.
April 11, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
April 4, 2017
Referred to House Agriculture
April 4, 2017
Referred to House Natural Resources
April 4, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
April 4, 2017

Introduced in the House by Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.)

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