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The American Energy Initiative is an ongoing effort by House Republicans to address rising gasoline prices and expand American energy production. This initiative will lower energy costs, grow our economy by actively producing our own American energy resources and create jobs.

Under the leadership of Chairman Doc Hastings, the Committee has introduced the following American Energy Initiative legislation:

H.R. 4899
Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America that Works Act
Status: Passed House; Awaits Senate Action
H.R. 2824
Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America Act
Status: Passed House; Awaits Senate Action
H.R. 2728
Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
Status: Passed House; Awaits Senate Action
H.R. 1965
Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act of 2013
Status: Passed House; Awaits Senate Action
H.R. 687
Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2013
Status: Passed Committee; Placed on House Calendar
H.R. 761
National Strategic and Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2013
Status: Passed House; Awaits Senate Action
H.R. 2231
Offshore Energy and Jobs Act
Status: Passed House; Awaits Senate Action
H.R. 1613
Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act
Status: Passed House; Awaits Senate Action
H.R. 1964
National Petroleum Reserve Alaska Access Act
Status: Passed Committee; Placed on House Calendar
H.R. 678
Bureau of Reclamation Small Conduit Hydropower Development and Rural Jobs Act
Status: Passed House and Senate; Signed into Law

Each of these American Energy Initiative bills is part of the Republican Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs. Learn more about these efforts at www.gop.gov/jobs and use the hash tag #UnlockOurEnergy on Twitter to join the discussion.

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