H.R. 1938 (112th): North American-Made Energy Security Act


May 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 26, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


Lee Terry

Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2011
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the President to expedite the consideration and approval of the construction and operation of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/26/2011--Passed House amended.North American-Made Energy Security Act - Directs the President, acting through the Secretary of Energy (DOE), to coordinate with each federal agency responsible for coordinating or considering an ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 23, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 23, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Jul 26, 2011
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1938”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


36 cosponsors (33R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jul 26, 2011 5:31 p.m.
Failed 164/260
Jul 26, 2011 5:38 p.m.
Failed 164/261
Jul 26, 2011 5:42 p.m.
Failed 163/264
Jul 26, 2011 5:46 p.m.
Failed 155/272
Jul 26, 2011 5:50 p.m.
Failed 152/275
Jul 26, 2011 5:55 p.m.
Failed 161/265
Jul 26, 2011 5:58 p.m.
Failed 168/260
Jul 26, 2011 6:04 p.m.
Failed 163/263
Jul 26, 2011 6:07 p.m.
Failed 164/261
Jul 26, 2011 6:45 p.m.
Passed 279/147

Related Bills

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H.R. 3400 (Related)
Jobs Through Growth Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 10, 2011

H.Res. 370 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 26, 2011

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