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  • Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013 (H.R. 687)
    Committee Votes
    May 15, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 687 Out of Committee (Passed 23-19. View Roll Call Vote) The bill would authorize a land exchange to open up the largest copper mine in North America and protect environmentally sensitive land. This bipartisan legislation would create nearly 3,700 jobs, provide billions in tax revenue, generate over $60 ... More
  • Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act (H.R. 1613)
    Committee Votes
    May 15, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 1613 Out of Committee (Passed 25-16. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would approve the terms of the U.S. – Mexico Transboundary Hydrocarbons Agreement that would allow the production of shared energy reserves along the shared maritime U.S. – Mexico border. This important legislation also provides a framew... More
  • National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013 (H.R. 761)
    Committee Votes
    May 15, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 761 Out of Committee (Passed 24-17. View Roll Call Vote) This bipartisan bill allows the U.S. to more efficiently develop our Nation's strategic and critical minerals, such as rare earth elements, that are vital to job creation, American economic competitiveness and national security. Amodei Amendment #1... More
  • Preserving Access to Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area Act (H.R. 819)
    Committee Votes
    May 15, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 819 Out of Committee (Passed 24-17. View Roll Call Vote) This bill authorizes pedestrian and motorized vehicular access in Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area. * For complete legislative action for the May 15, 2013 Full Committee Markup, click here. More
  • American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act (H.R. 957)
    Committee Votes
    May 15, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 957 Out of Committee (Passed 24-17. View Roll Call Vote) This bill sets the the Soda Ash royalty rate at two percent for a five year period. Shea-Porter Amendment .001 - (Failed 16-26. View Roll Call Vote) This amendment effectively nullifies the underlying bill by mandating this act will not apply for y... More
  • Northern Route Approval Act of 2012 (H.R 3)
    Committee Votes
    Apr 24, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 3 Out of Committee (Passed 24-17. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would approve the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Keystone XL Pipeline energy project by declaring that a Presidential permit should not be required for this project. Hanabusa Amendment #5 – Consulting with Native American T... More
  • To Amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (H.R. 934)
    Committee Votes
    Apr 24, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 934 Out of Committee (Passed 26-15. View Roll Call Vote) This bill amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act by decreasing the length of the segment of the Lower Merced River in California designated as a wild and scenic river. It will also update and revise the provisions concerning the water surface level ... More
  • To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land to the city of Vancouver, Washington, and for other purposes (H.R. 716)
    Committee Votes
    Mar 20, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 716 Out of Committee (Passed 20-14. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey and return jurisdiction of the 7-acre Pearson Aviation Museum Complex to the city of Vancouver, Washington with the City of Vancouver covering all costs of the conveyance. * For complet... More
  • Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act (H.R. 678)
    Committee Votes
    Mar 20, 2013 -
    Reporting H.R. 618 Out of Committee (Agreed to by Unanimous Consent) The bill would authorize hydropower development, streamline the regulatory process, and reduce administrative costs for small canal and pipeline hydropower development projects. This bipartisan legislation is designed to create new American jobs and e... More
  • Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act (H.R. 5544)
    Committee Votes
    Aug 1, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 5544 Out of Committee (Passed 25-19. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would authorize a land exchange involving National Forest System land in the Superior National Forest and certain other National Forest System land in the State of Minnesota that have limited recreational and conservation resources and l... More
  • Healthy Forest Management Act of 2012 (H.R. 6089)
    Committee Votes
    Aug 1, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 6089 Out of Committee (Passed 28-19. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would reduce the risk of catastrophic wildfires, address factors that contribute to insect infestation, and restore forest health by prioritizing and implementing hazardous fuels reduction projects on federal land. Tipton Amendment #040 ... More
  • On the Motion to Authorize the Issuance of Subpoenas
    Committee Votes
    Aug 1, 2012 -
    On the Motion to Authorize the Issuance of Subpoenas (Passed 26-17. View Roll Call Vote) This motion provided the Chairman of the Natural Resources Committee with authority to issue subpoenas to five specific individuals, and potentially others who have direct knowledge or involvement in the drafting, editing or review... More
  • Congressional Replacement of President Obama's Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan (H.R. 6082)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 18, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 6082 (Passed 24-17. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would replace the Obama Administration’s final offshore drilling plan, which keeps 85 percent of America’s offshore areas off-limits to energy production, with a real plan that creates new American jobs by allowing offshore American energy production in ... More
  • To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to expand the boundary of the San Antonio Missions National Historic Park, to conduct a study of potential land acquisitions (H.R. 3100)
    Committee Votes
    Jun 7, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 3100 Out of Committee (Agreed to by Voice Vote.) This bill would expand the San Antonio Missions National Historical Park boundary to include an additional 151 acres by donation that are currently owned or being managed by the National Park Service that are necessary to protect park resources. Bishop Ame... More
  • Retailers and Entertainers Lacey Implementation and Enforcement Fairness Act "RELIEF Act" (H.R. 3210)
    Committee Votes
    Jun 7, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 3210 Out of Committee (Passed 25-19. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would strengthen the Lacey Act by addressing certain unintended consequences of the 2008 Amendments Fleming Amendment #001 – Increases Transparency on Lacey Act Provisions (Agreed to by Voice Vote.) This amendment would establish an effe... More
  • To amend the Herger-Feinstein Quincy Library Group Forest Recovery Act to extend and expand the scope of the pilot forest management project required by that Act (H.R. 3685)
    Committee Votes
    Jun 7, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 3685 Out of Committee (Passed 21-16. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would extend a bipartisan pilot project to implement forest management activities on 70,000 acres per year in Northern California to address the declining forest health and rural economies. Bishop Amendment #1 – Technical Amendment (Agre... More
  • Yerington Land Conveyance and Sustainable Development Act (H.R. 4039)
    Committee Votes
    Jun 7, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 4039 Out of Committee (Passed 24-15. View Roll Call Vote) This would mandate the fair market sale of approximately 10,200 acres of public lands to the City of Yerington for economic, recreational, and cultural development. Bishop Amendment #059 – Release of Liability (Agreed to by Voice Vote.) This amend... More
  • Preserving Access to Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area Act (H.R. 4094)
    Committee Votes
    Jun 7, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 4094 Out of Committee (Passed 24-18. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would protect jobs and small businesses by restoring and ensuring reasonable pedestrian and motorized access to Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreational Area in North Carolina. * For complete legislative action for the June 7, 2012 F... More
  • Grazing Improvement Act of 2012 (H.R. 4234)
    Committee Votes
    Jun 7, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 4234 Out of Committee (Passed 27-15. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would improve and streamline the process for renewing livestock grazing permits and extend the length of permits to give producers a stable economic environment. Bishop Amendment #010 – Technical Amendment (Agreed to by Voice Vote.) This... More
  • Military Readiness and Southern Sea Otter Conservation Act (H.R. 4043)
    Committee Votes
    May 16, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 4043 Out of Committee (Passed 24-13. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would create Southern Sea Otter Military Readiness Areas in three specific areas off the southern California coast. Sea otter range expansion would go forward as determined by the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). However, military activi... More
  • Soda Ash Royalty Extension, Job Creation, and Export Enhancement Act of 2011 (H.R. 1192)
    Committee Votes
    May 16, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 1192 Out of Committee (Passed 27-10. View Roll Call Vote) This bill extends the current Soda Ash royalty rate through October 12, 2016. Lamborn Amendment #1 – Technical Amendment (Agreed to by Voice Vote.) This amendment changes the short title of the bill from ‘2011’ to ‘2012’. Tonko Amendment #001 – Ro... More
  • Planning for American Energy Act of 2012 (H.R. 4381)
    Committee Votes
    May 16, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 4381 Out of Committee (Passed 24-14. View Roll Call Vote) This bill establishes common sense steps to create an all-of-the-above American energy plan for using federal lands to meet our Nation’s energy needs. Tipton Amendment #1 – Leasing Availability (Agreed to by Voice Vote.) This amendment directs the... More
  • Providing Leasing Certainty for American Energy Act of 2012 (H.R. 4382)
    Committee Votes
    May 16, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 4382 Out of Committee (Passed 24-17. View Roll Call Vote) This bill makes reforms to the leasing process for onshore oil and natural gas projects on federal land in order to eliminate unnecessary government delays and hurdles. Coffman Amendment #1 – Technical Amendment (Agreed to by Voice Vote.) Amendmen... More
  • Streamlining Permitting of American Energy Act of 2012 (H.R. 4383)
    Committee Votes
    May 16, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 4383 Out of Committee (Passed 25-15. View Roll Call Vote) This bill reforms the process for energy permitting, once a lease is in hand, to encourage the timely development of our federal onshore oil, natural gas, and renewable resources. Lamborn En Bloc Amendment #1 – Technical Amendment (Agreed to by Vo... More
  • National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2012 (H.R. 4402)
    Committee Votes
    May 16, 2012 -
    Reporting H.R. 4402 Out of Committee (Passed 24-12. View Roll Call Vote) This bill will allow the U.S. to more efficiently develop our Nation's strategic and critical minerals, such as rare earth elements, that are vital to job creation, American economic competitiveness and national security. Amodei Amendment #1 – Tec... More
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