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May 23, 2011
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.
Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2011
Length: 6 pages
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 title was written by its sponsor.
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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 370 (112th).
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1938 — 112th Congress: North American-Made Energy Security Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1938
“H.R. 1938 — 112th Congress: North American-Made Energy Security Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1938>
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