June 12, 2013
Reporting H.R. 1964 Out of Committee (Passed 26-14. View Roll Call Vote)
This legislation would 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 2013 through 2023, and for other purposes. This increased energy development will utilize America’s natural resources to create jobs, grow the economy, and make America more energy secure.
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