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  • 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
  • Ocean, Coastal, and Watershed Education Act (H.R. 3644)
    Committee Votes
    Nov 18, 2009 -
    Ocean, Coastal, and Watershed Education Act (H.R. 3644) November 18, 2009 Full Committee Markup Reporting H.R.3644 out of Committee (View Roll Call Vote) The Ocean, Coastal, and Watershed Education Act would authorize the National Environmental Literacy Grant Program and the Bay-Watershed Education and Training Regiona... More
  • National Park Service Authorities and Corrections Act of 2009 (H.R. 3804)
    Committee Votes
    Nov 18, 2009 -
    National Park Service Authorities and Corrections Act of 2009 (H.R. 3804) November 18, 2009 Full Committee Markup Reporting H.R. 3804 out of Committee (Voted favorably by voice vote) The National Park Service Authorities and Corrections Act of 2009 would authorize a ten year extension to the National Park System Adviso... More
  • The Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (H.R. 2213)
    Committee Votes
    Oct 28, 2009 -
    The Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (H.R. 2213) October 28, 2009 Full Committee Markup Reporting H.R. 2213 out of Committee (View Roll Call Vote) The Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act is designed to conserve and protect neotropical birds that migrate between their breeding grounds in North America... More
  • The Devil’s Staircase Wilderness Act of 2009 (H.R. 2888)
    Committee Votes
    Oct 28, 2009 -
    The Devil’s Staircase Wilderness Act of 2009 (H.R. 2888) October 28, 2009 Full Committee Markup Reporting H.R. 2888 out of Committee (View Roll Call Vote) The Devil's Staircase Wilderness Act of 2009 would designate over 29,000 acres of federal land in Oregon as wilderness. Wilderness is the most restrictive land use d... More
  • Molalla River amendment to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (H.R. 2781)
    Committee Votes
    Oct 28, 2009 -
    Molalla River amendment to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (H.R. 2781) October 28, 2009 Markup Reporting H.R. 2781 out of Committee (View Roll Call Vote) This bill would designate segments of the Mollala River in Oregon as components of the Wild and Scenic River Systems. Democrats refused to allow an amendment by Rep. R... More
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