H.R.2883: Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act

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Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act (Sec.2)This bill prohibits any person from constructing, connecting, operating, or maintaining a border-crossing facility for the import or export of oil, natural gas, or electricity across an international border of the United States without obtaining a certificate of crossing. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), with respect to oil or natural gas pipelines, or the Department of...

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Date Description
July 20, 2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
July 19, 2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
July 19, 2017

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 175 (Roll no. 398). (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR H6017-6018)

July 19, 2017

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 193 - 232 (Roll no. 397).

July 19, 2017
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
July 19, 2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the O'Halleran motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to a requirement that all iron and steel products used in construction, connection, operation, and maintenance of the border-crossing facility be produced in the United States.
July 19, 2017
Mr. O'Halleran moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (text: CR H6021)
July 19, 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.
July 19, 2017
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
July 19, 2017
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 2883.
July 19, 2017
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was on the question of adoption of amendments, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed.
July 19, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 454, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Gene Green (TX) amendment No. 3.
July 19, 2017
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Tsongas amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Ms. Tsongas demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
July 19, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 454, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Tsongas amendment No. 2.
July 19, 2017
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Engel amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Engel demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of adoption of the amendment until later in the legislative day.
July 19, 2017
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 454, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Engel amendment No. 1.
July 19, 2017
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 2883.
July 19, 2017
The Speaker designated the Honorable John J. Duncan, Jr. to act as Chairman of the Committee.
July 19, 2017
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 454 and Rule XVIII.
July 19, 2017
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2910, H.R. 2883 and H.R. 218. The resolution makes in order at anytime on the legislative day of July 20, 2017, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules, relating to the bill H.R. 2825. Also the rule provides that the Committee on Appropriations may at any time before 5 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017, file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018.
July 19, 2017
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 454. (consideration: CR H6010-6023)
July 18, 2017
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 454 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2910, H.R. 2883 and H.R. 218. The resolution makes in order at anytime on the legislative day of July 20, 2017, for the Speaker to entertain motions that the House suspend the rules, relating to the bill H.R. 2825. Also the rule provides that the Committee on Appropriations may at any time before 5 p.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017, file privileged reports to accompany measures making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018.
July 17, 2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 160.
July 17, 2017

Committee on Natural Resources discharged.

July 17, 2017

Committee on Transportation discharged.

July 17, 2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 115-225, Part I.
June 28, 2017
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 20.
June 28, 2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 22, 2017
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 12 .
June 22, 2017
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
June 16, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.
June 13, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
June 12, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Natural Resources, 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.
June 12, 2017

Introduced in the House by Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.)

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