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

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Lee Terry

Sponsor. Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2011
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
May 23, 2011
112th Congress (2011–2013)
Status
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.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

36 Cosponsors (33 Republicans, 3 Democrats)

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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Barack Obama [D, 2009-2017]: North American-Made Energy Security Act (Jul 25, 2011)

What legislators are saying

Olson pushes for north american energy production
    — Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22, 2009-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 27, 2011

Greg Walden: Congress, White House can jumpstart jobs by freezing costly proposed rules and regulations
    — Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2, 1999-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 8, 2011

Rep. Brooks' Statement on the President's Rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline
    — Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL5] on Jan 20, 2012

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History

May 23, 2011
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 23, 2011
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 26, 2011
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

H.R. 1938 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1938. This is the one from the 112th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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