H.R. 2631 (111th): Affordable Gas Price Act


May 21, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 21, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ronald “Ron” Paul

Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 21, 2009
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reduce the price of gasoline by allowing for offshore drilling, eliminating Federal obstacles to constructing refineries and providing incentives for investment in refineries, suspending Federal fuel taxes when gasoline prices reach a benchmark amount, and promoting free trade.

Summary (CRS)

5/21/2009--Introduced.Affordable Gas Price Act - Declares without force or effect all provisions of existing federal law that prohibit spending appropriated funds to conduct oil or natural gas leasing and preleasing ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 21, 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. 2631”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

Related Bills

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H.R. 2415 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 21, 2007

H.R. 1102 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2011

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