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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 28, 2011
Length: 6 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
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).
36 Cosponsors (33 Republicans, 3 Democrats)
Statement of Administration Policy
What legislators are saying
May 23, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 23, 2011
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
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 370 (112th).
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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