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  • National Security and Federal Lands Protection Act (H.R. 1505)
    Committee Votes
    Oct 5, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 1505 Out of Committee (Passed 26-17. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would prohibit the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture from taking actions which impede Border Security from doing their job on federal land within 100 miles of the U.S. border with Mexico and Canada. Bishop Amendment in the Natu... More
  • Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act (H.R. 3069)
    Committee Votes
    Oct 5, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 3069 Out of Committee (Passed 29-13. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would allows for the issuance of state and tribal permits to lethally remove increasing predatory, non-ESA listed sea lions that consume thousands of endangered salmon and other fish species in the Columbia River and their tributaries. B... More
  • American Taxpayer and Western Area Power Administration Customer Protection Act of 2011 (H.R. 2915)
    Committee Votes
    Oct 5, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 2915 Out of Committee (Passed 26-17. View Roll Call Vote) This bill repeals the 2009 Stimulus Act’s questionable $3.25 billion Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) loan authority, including the taxpayer bailout provision for failed renewable energy transmission projects. This will save the taxpayer f... More
  • Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act of 2011 (H.R. 2842)
    Committee Votes
    Oct 5, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 2842 Out of Committee (Passed 30-12. View Roll Call Vote) This bill streamlines burdensome red tape and reduces administrative costs for the installation of increased small canal and pipeline hydropower development projects. Markey Amendment #001 – Duplicative Regulation (Failed 10-28. View Roll Call Vot... More
  • Cutting Federal Red Tape to Facilitate Renewable Energy Act (H.R. 2170)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 13, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 2170 Out of Committee (Passed 24-16. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would accelerate the development of clean, renewable energy projects on Federal lands and waters to create jobs and protect the environment. Hastings Amendment – Technical Amendment (Agreed to by Voice Vote.) Holt Amendment #002 – (Faile... More
  • Exploring for Geothermal Energy on Federal Lands Act (H.R. 2171)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 13, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 2171 Out of Committee (Passed 26-16. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would establish a common sense, streamlined policy for the development of clean geothermal energy resources that will create jobs and provide low cost energy to American families. Labrador Amendment – Expands Area Available for a Geother... More
  • Utilizing America's Federal Lands for Wind Energy Act (H.R. 2172)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 13, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 2172 Out of Committee (Passed 26-16. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would speed the production of clean, renewable American energy by streamlining the process to develop onshore wind power on Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service lands. Lamborn Amendment – Technical Amendment (Agreed to by Vo... More
  • Advancing Offshore Wind Production Act (H.R. 2173)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 13, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 2173 Out of Committee (Passed 24-18. View Roll Call Vote) This would speed the production of clean, renewable American energy by streamlining the process for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to develop offshore wind power. Wittman Amendment – Technical Amendment (Agreed to by Voice Vote.) Han... More
  • National Petroleum Reserve Alaska Access Act (H.R. 2150)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 13, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 2150 Out of Committee (Passed 28-14. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would create new jobs, expand American energy production and lower energy costs by ensuring that oil and natural gas resources in the National Petroleum Reserve -Alaska (NPRA) are developed and transported in a timely, efficient manner. ... More
  • Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection Act (H.R. 1408)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 13, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 1408 Out of Committee (Passed 34-10. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would allow the Sealaska Native Corporation to receive its remaining land conveyance under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 by selecting Native lands from within a designated pool of land in Southeast Alaska. Young Amendme... More
  • Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2011 (H.R. 1904)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 13, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 1904 Out of Committee (Passed 26-19. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would exchange lands between Resolution Copper, the federal government, the state of Arizona and the town of Superior, AZ. The land exchange will created jobs by providing Resolution Copper 2,422 acres for future copper mining while prov... More
  • Committee Legislative and Oversight Activities Report, Quarter 1 (112th Congress)
    Committee Votes
    Jun 24, 2011 -
    Reporting the Committee Activities Report, Quarter 1 Out of Committee (Passed 18-11. View Roll Call Vote) This is a quarterly report of the legislative and oversight activities of the Committee on Natural Resources during the 112th Congress. Pursuant to clause 1(d) of Rule XI and Rule X of the Rules of the House of Rep... More
  • Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act (H.R.1229)
    Committee Votes
    Apr 13, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 1229 Out of Committee (Passed 27-16. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would end the Administration’s de facto moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico in a safe, responsible, transparent manner by setting firm time-lines for considering permits to drill. It reforms current law by requiring the Secretary to issue a... More
  • Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act (H.R. 1230)
    Committee Votes
    Apr 13, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 1230 Out of Committee (Passed 29-14. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would require the Administration to move forward promptly to conduct offshore lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and offshore Virginia that the Obama Administration has delayed or canceled. Holt Amendment #A –Revise to Requirements for Sa... More
  • Reversing President Obama’s Offshore Moratorium Act (H.R. 1231)
    Committee Votes
    Apr 13, 2011 -
    Reporting H.R. 1231 Out of Committee (Passed 29-14. View Roll Call Vote) This bill would lift the President’s ban on new offshore drilling by requiring the Administration to move forward in the 2012-2017 lease plan with energy production in areas containing the most oil and natural gas resources. The bill sets a produc... More
  • To expand the boundaries of the Cibola National Forest in New Mexico (H.R. 5388)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 22, 2010 -
    To expand the boundaries of the Cibola National Forest in New Mexico (H.R. 5388) July 22, 2010 Full Committee Markup Reporting H.R. 5388 out of Committee (Passed by Voice Vote) H.R. 5388 transfers two Bureau of Land Management (BLM) parcels of land around the Cibola National Forest in New Mexico. The two parcels, the M... More
  • The Great Ape Conservation Act (H.R. 4416)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 22, 2010 -
    The Great Ape Conservation Act (H.R. 4416) July 22, 2010 Full Committee Markup Reporting H.R. 4416 out of Committee (Passed by Voice Vote) This legislation extends the Great Ape Conservation Fund to finance projects to help conserve Great Apes (chimpanzees, gorillas, baboons, orangutans and gibbons) and would increase ... More
  • The Consolidated Land Energy and Aquatic Resources Act (H.R. 3534)
    Committee Votes
    Jul 14, 2010 -
    The Consolidated Land Energy and Aquatic Resources Act (H.R. 3534) July 14, 2010 Full Committee Markup Reporting H.R. 3534 out of Committee (View Roll Call Vote) Although promoted as a bill to establish new laws and regulations in response to the Deepwater Horizon spill, The CLEAR Act includes numerous provisions that ... More
  • Resolution of Inquiry Requesting Additional Documents on the Secretary of Interior’s Proposed Treasured Landscape Initiative (H.Res. 1254)
    Committee Votes
    May 5, 2010 -
    Resolution of Inquiry Requesting Additional Documents on the Secretary of Interior’s Proposed Treasured Landscape Initiative (H.Res. 1254) May 5, 2010 Full Committee Markup Reporting H.Res. 1254 out of Committee (View Roll Call Vote) This Resolution of Inquiry directs the Secretary of the Interior to turn over to the H... More
  • San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Leasing and Boundary Expansion Act of 2010 (H.R. 4438)
    Committee Votes
    May 5, 2010 -
    San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Leasing and Boundary Expansion Act of 2010 (H.R. 4438) May 5, 2010 Full Committee Markup Reporting H.R. 4438 out of Committee (Voted favorably by voice vote) The San Antonio Missions National Historical Park Leasing and Boundary Expansion Act of 2010 would expand the bounda... More
  • Oregon Caves National Monument Boundary Adjustment Act of 2009 (H.R. 2889)
    Committee Votes
    May 5, 2010 -
    Oregon Caves National Monument Boundary Adjustment Act of 2009 (H.R. 2889) May 5, 2010 Full Committee Markup Reporting H.R. 2889 out of Committee (Voted favorably by voice vote) The Oregon Caves National Monument Boundary Adjustment Act of 2009 would modify the boundary of the Oregon Caves National Monument to include ... More
  • Hudson River Valley Special Resource Study Act (H.R. 4003)
    Committee Votes
    Feb 24, 2010 -
    Hudson River Valley Special Resource Study Act (H.R. 4003) February 24, 2010 Full Committee Markup Reporting H.R.4003 out of Committee (Passed by Voice Vote) The Hudson River Valley Special Resource Study Act would direct the National Park Service to conduct a study of the Hudson River Valley to determine whether or no... More
  • The Castle Nugent National Historic Site Establishment Act (H.R. 3726)
    Committee Votes
    Dec 16, 2009 -
    The Castle Nugent National Historic Site Establishment Act (H.R. 3726) December 16, 2009 Full Committee Markup Reporting H.R. 3726 out of Committee (View Roll Call Vote) The bill would establish the Castle Nugent Historic Site on St. Croix in the Virgin Islands. The park would include 2,900 acres and extend out into th... More
  • The Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009 (H.R. 2314)
    Committee Votes
    Dec 16, 2009 -
    The Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009 (H.R. 2314) December 16, 2009 Full Committee Markup Reporting H.R. 2314 out of Committee (View Roll Call Vote) The Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009, also known as the Akaka bill, would create a separate governing entity for Native Hawaiians.... More
  • Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Improvement Act of 2009 (H.R. 2288)
    Committee Votes
    Dec 16, 2009 -
    Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Improvement Act of 2009 (H.R. 2288) December 16, 2009 Full Committee Markup Reporting H.R. 2288 out of Committee (Voted favorably by voice vote) The "Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Improvement Act of 2009" extends funding for two endangered fish programs in the Upper Colorado and Sa... More
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