H.R. 2784 (110th): National Environment and Energy Development Act


Jun 20, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 20, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Peterson

Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2007
Length: 19 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To greatly enhance the Nation's environmental, energy, economic, and national security by terminating long-standing Federal prohibitions on the domestic production of abundant offshore supplies of natural gas, to dedicate fixed percentages of the resultant royalties for environmental restoration projects, renewable energy and carbon sequestration research, and weatherization and energy assistance for those in need, and to share a portion of such royalties with producing States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/20/2007--Introduced.National Environment and Energy Development Act - Declares without force or effect all federal prohibitions against the expenditure of appropriated funds to conduct natural gas leasing and preleasing activities for ... Read more >

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Jun 20, 2007

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2784”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


171 cosponsors (152R, 19D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Last Action: Jun 26, 2008

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