Home > newsroom > Page
Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act (H.R. 1965)
July 24, 2013 Full Committee Markup

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 24, 2013 -

Reporting H.R. 1965 Out of Committee (Passed 27-14. View Roll Call Vote)
This bipartisan legislation would reform the leasing process for onshore oil and natural gas production on federal land, reform the process for energy permitting, ensure funds are available for wind and solar permitting, and set clear rules for the development of U.S. oil shale resources.

Napolitano Amendment 001 – Blocking Increased Onshore Energy Development (Failed 16-25. View Roll Call Vote)
This amendment imposes additional federal regulations on Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah that duplicate efforts already being taken by these states to protect groundwater as it relates to oil shale leasing.

Huffman Amendment 003 (to ANS) – Unnecessary and Duplicative Regulations (Failed 14-27. View Call Vote)
This amendment would slow down onshore energy development by adding needless and duplicative Federal regulations.

* For complete legislative action for the July 24, 2013 Full Committee Markup, click here.

Contact: Committee Press Office 202-226-9019

Latest News

Secretary Zinke Touts Administration’s Progress to Enhance Public Access to Public Lands

Today, the House Committee on Natural Resources received testimony from Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Ryan Zinke on the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget request and DOI’s policy p...... Read more

Bishop Announces Senior Staff Changes

House Committee on Natural Resources Chairman Rob Bishop (R-UT) today announced Parish Braden has been named Deputy Staff Director for the Committee, following Todd Ungerecht, who is retiring from the...... Read more

House Passes Poliquin’s Acadia National Park Boundary Clarification Act

Today, the House passed H.R. 4266, the “Acadia National Park Boundary Clarification Act.” Introduced by Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-ME), the bipartisan bill addresses long-standing land and resource manage...... Read more

View All News


Legislative Hearing on HR 5210
FL Hearing | 1324 Longworth House Office Building
Full Committee Markup
FC Markup | 1324 Longworth House Office Building
View All Events