H.R. 1918 (111th): Western Hemisphere Energy Security Act of 2009


Apr 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 2, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Flake

Representative for Arizona's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 2, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To permit United States companies to participate in the exploration for and the extraction of hydrocarbon resources from any portion of a foreign maritime exclusive economic zone that is contiguous to the exclusive economic zone of the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/2/2009--Introduced.Western Hemisphere Energy Security Act of 2009 - Permits U.S. persons (including agents and affiliates) to:(1) engage in any transaction necessary for exploration and extraction of hydrocarbon resources from any ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 2, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1918”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4135 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 5, 2012

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