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Markup on H.R. 1408, H.R. 1904, H.R. 2150, H.R. 2170, H.R. 2171, H.R. 2172 and H.R. 2173
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 10:00 AM
Full Committee
1324 Longworth House Office Building


COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
10:00 a.m.

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  • Hearing - Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Legislative Hearing on H.R. 2170, H.R. 2171, H.R. 2172 and H.R. 2173 (6/23/2011)

FULL COMMITTEE MARKUP ON:

  • H.R. 1408 (Young of AK), To provide for the settlement of certain claims under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and for other purposes. "Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act"
  • H.R. 1904 (Gosar), To facilitate the efficient extraction of mineral resources in southeast Arizona by authorizing and directing an exchange of Federal and non-Federal land, and for other purposes. "Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2011"
  • H.R. 2150 (Hastings of WA), To amend the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976 to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an expeditious program of competitive leasing of oil and gas in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, including at least one lease sale in the Reserve each year in the period 2011 through 2021, and for other purposes. "National Petroleum Reserve Alaska Access Act"
  • H.R. 2170 (Hastings of WA), Streamlining Federal review to facilitate renewable energy projects. "Cutting Federal Red Tape to Facilitate Renewable Energy Act"
  • H.R. 2171 (Labrador), To promote timely exploration for geothermal resources under existing geothermal leases, and for other purposes. "Exploring for Geothermal Energy on Federal Lands Act"
  • H.R. 2172 (Noem), To facilitate the development of wind energy resources on Federal lands. "Utilizing America's Federal Lands for Wind Energy Act"
  • H.R. 2173 (Wittman), To facilitate the development of offshore wind energy resources. "Advancing Offshore Wind Production Act"

OPENING STATEMENTS:

The Honorable Doc Hastings (H.R. 2170)
Chairman

The Honorable Doug Lamborn (H.R. 2170, H.R. 2171, H.R. 2172, H.R. 2173)
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Chairman

COMMITTEE ACTION:

The Committee on Natural Resources met in an open markup session on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, and considered the following bills:

H.R. 2170 (Hastings of WA), Streamlining Federal review to facilitate renewable energy projects. "Cutting Federal Red Tape to Facilitate Renewable Energy Act"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2170 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 24 yeas and 16 nays.

H.R. 2171 (Labrador), To promote timely exploration for geothermal resources under existing geothermal leases, and for other purposes. "Exploring for Geothermal Energy on Federal Lands Act"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2171 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 26 yeas and 16 nays.

H.R. 2172 (Noem), To facilitate the development of wind energy resources on Federal lands. "Utilizing America's Federal Lands for Wind Energy Act"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2172 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 26 yeas and 16 nays.

H.R. 2173 (Wittman), To facilitate the development of offshore wind energy resources. "Advancing Offshore Wind Production Act"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2173 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 24 yeas and 18 nays.

H.R. 2150 (Hastings of WA), To amend the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976 to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an expeditious program of competitive leasing of oil and gas in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, including at least one lease sale in the Reserve each year in the period 2011 through 2021, and for other purposes. "National Petroleum Reserve Alaska Access Act"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 2150 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives by a roll call vote of 28 yeas and 14 nays.

H.R. 1408 (Young of AK), To provide for the settlement of certain claims under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and for other purposes. "Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act"

The Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1408 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 34 yeas and 10 nays.

H.R. 1904 (Gosar), To facilitate the efficient extraction of mineral resources in southeast Arizona by authorizing and directing an exchange of Federal and non-Federal land, and for other purposes. "Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2011"

The Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1904 by unanimous consent.

Favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 26 yeas and 19 nays.

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