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Markup on H.R. 1229, H.R. 1230 and H.R. 1231
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 10:00 AM
Full Committee
1324 Longworth House Office Building


COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
10:00 a.m.





  • Key Issue - House Republicans' American Energy Initiative
  • Press Release - Markup Update #2: Natural Resources Committee Passes Three Energy Bills to Create Jobs and Lower Gasoline Prices (4/13/2011)
  • Press Release - Markup Update #1: Natural Resources Committee Passes Bill (H.R. 1229) to Put the Gulf Back to Work, Address Rising Gasoline Prices (4/13/2011)
  • Press Release - As Gas Prices Keep Climbing Higher, Natural Resources Committee to Act on Bills to Boost Offshore American Energy Production (4/11/2011)
  • Hearing - Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Legislative Hearing on H.R. 1229, H.R. 1230 and H.R. 1231 (4/6/2011)

FULL COMMITTEE MARKUP ON:

  • H.R. 1229 (Hastings of WA), To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to facilitate the safe and timely production of American energy resources from the Gulf of Mexico.  "Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act"
  • H.R. 1230 (Hastings of WA), To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct certain offshore oil and gas lease sales, and for other purposes.  "Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act"
  • H.R. 1231 (Hastings of WA), To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require that each 5-year offshore oil and gas leasing program offer leasing in the areas with the most prospective oil and gas resources, to establish a domestic oil and natural gas production goal, and for other purposes.  "Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act"

OPENING STATEMENTS:

The Honorable Doc Hastings
Chairman

The Honorable Doug Lamborn
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Chairman

COMMITTEE ACTION:

The Committee on Natural Resources met in an open markup session on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, and considered the following bills:

H.R. 1229 (Hastings of WA), To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to facilitate the safe and timely production of American energy resources from the Gulf of Mexico, “Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act.”

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1229 by unanimous consent.

The following amendments were offered:

  1. An amendment offered by Mr. Holt.003 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 15 yeas and 25 nays.
  2. An amendment offered by Mr. Flores.016 was AGREED TO by voice vote.
  3. An amendment offered by Mr. Garamendi.004 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 15 yeas and 27 nays.
  4. An amendment offered by Mr. Markey.002 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 16 yeas and 27 nays.
  5. An amendment offered by Mr. Garamendi.020 was offered and withdrawn.

Ordered favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 27 yeas and 16 nays.

H.R. 1230 (Hastings of WA), To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct certain offshore oil and gas lease sales, and for other purposes, “Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act.”

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1230 by unanimous consent.

The following amendments were offered:

  1. An amendment offered by Mr. Holt.001 was ruled out of order.
  2. An amendment offered by Mr. Holt #A was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 12 yeas and 28 nays.
  3. An amendment offered by Mr. Holt #B was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 14 yeas and 28 nays.
  4. An amendment offered by Mr. Sarbanes.008 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 14 yeas and 28 nays.
  5. An amendment offered by Mr. Lujan.009 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 14 yeas and 28 nays.
  6. An amendment offered by Mr. Holt.007 was NOT AGREED TO by voice vote.
  7. An amendment offered by Mr. Lujan.005 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 16 yeas and 26 nays.
  8. An amendment offered by Mr. Markey.002 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 15 yeas and 27 nays.
  9. An amendment offered by Mr. Holt #D was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 14 yeas and 29 nays.

Ordered favorably reported to the House of Representatives by a roll call vote of 29 yeas and 14 nays.

H.R. 1231 (Hastings of WA), To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require that each 5-year offshore oil and gas leasing program offer leasing in the areas with the most prospective oil and gas resources, to establish a domestic oil and natural gas production goal, and for other purposes, “Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act.”

The Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1231 by unanimous consent.

The following amendments were offered:

  1. An amendment offered by Mr. Runyan.008 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 15 yeas and 28 nays.
  2. An amendment offered by Mr. Pallone.028 was NOT AGREED TO by voice vote.
  3. An amendment offered by Mr. Holt.007 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 12 yeas and 31 nays.
  4. An amendment offered by Mr. Harris.008 was NOT AGREED TO by voice vote.
  5. An amendment offered by Ms. Hanabusa.003 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 14 yeas and 29 nays.
  6. An amendment offered by Mr. Markey.002 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 13 yeas and 30 nays.
  7. An amendment offered by Mr. Garamendi.018 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 14 yeas and 29 yeas.
  8. An amendment offered by Mr. Hastings WAS AGREED TO by voice vote.
  9. An amendment offered by Mr. Markey.005 was ruled non-germane.
  10. An amendment offered by Mr. Garamendi.019 was ruled non-germane.
  11. An amendment offered by Mr. Markey.005-2 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 14 yeas and 29 nays.
  12. An amendment offered by Mr. Pallone.027 was ruled non-germane.
  13. An amendment offered by Mr. Pallone.030 was NOT AGREED TO by a roll call vote of 14 yeas and 29 nays.

Ordered favorably reported to the House of Representatives, as amended, by a roll call vote of 29 yeas and 14 nays.

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