Markup on H.R. 1192, H.R 3973, H.R 4043, H.R 4381, H.R 4382, H.R 4383 and H.R 4402
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 10:00 AM
Full Committee
1324 Longworth House Office Building


COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
10:00 a.m.

FULL COMMITTEE MARKUP ON:

  • H.R. 1192 (Lummis), To extend the current royalty rate for soda ash. "Soda Ash Royalty Extension, Job Creation, and Export Enhancement Act of 2011"
  • H.R. 3973 (Young of Alaska), To facilitate the development of energy on Indian lands by reducing Federal regulations that impede tribal development of Indian lands, and for other purposes. "Native American Energy Act"
  • H.R. 4043 (Gallegly), To amend title 10, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Defense to establish Southern Sea Otter Military Readiness Areas for national defense purposes, and for other purposes. "Military Readiness and Southern Sea Otter Conservation Act"
  • H.R. 4381 (Tipton), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish goals for an all-of-the-above energy production plan strategy on a 4-year basis on all onshore Federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior and the Forest Service. "Planning for American Energy Act of 2012"
  • H.R. 4382 (Coffman), To ensure Federal oil and natural gas lease sales occur, eliminate redundant leasing bureaucracy, and provide leasing certainty. "Providing Leasing Certainty for American Energy Act of 2012"
  • H.R. 4383 (Lamborn), To streamline the application for permits to drill process and increase funds for energy project permit processing, and for other purposes. "Streamlining Permitting of American Energy Act of 2012"
  • H.R. 4402 (Amodei), To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to United States economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness. "National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2012"

OPENING STATEMENT:

The Honorable Doc Hastings
Chairman

COMMITTEE ACTION:

The Committee on Natural Resources met in an open markup session on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, and considered the following bills:

H.R. 1192 (Lummis), To extend the current royalty rate for soda ash. "Soda Ash Royalty Extension, Job Creation, and Export Enhancement Act of 2011"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1192 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 27 yeas and 10 nays.

H.R. 3973 (Young of Alaska), To facilitate the development of energy on Indian lands by reducing Federal regulations that impede tribal development of Indian lands, and for other purposes. "Native American Energy Act"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources and the Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3973 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by voice vote.

H.R. 4043 (Gallegly), To amend title 10, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Defense to establish Southern Sea Otter Military Readiness Areas for national defense purposes, and for other purposes. "Military Readiness and Southern Sea Otter Conservation Act"

The Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildife, Oceans and Insular Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4043 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 24 yeas and 13 nays.

H.R. 4381 (Tipton), To direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish goals for an all-of-the-above energy production plan strategy on a 4-year basis on all onshore Federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior and the Forest Service. "Planning for American Energy Act of 2012"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4381 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 24 yeas and 14 nays.

H.R. 4382 (Coffman), To ensure Federal oil and natural gas lease sales occur, eliminate redundant leasing bureaucracy, and provide leasing certainty. "Providing Leasing Certainty for American Energy Act of 2012"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4382 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 24 yeas and 17 nays.

H.R. 4383 (Lamborn), To streamline the application for permits to drill process and increase funds for energy project permit processing, and for other purposes. "Streamlining Permitting of American Energy Act of 2012"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4383 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 25 yeas and 15 nays.

H.R. 4402 (Amodei), To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to United States economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness. "National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2012"

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4402 by unanimous consent.

Adopted and favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 24 yeas and 12 nays.

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