H.R. 2172 (112th): Utilizing America’s Federal Lands for Wind Energy Act


Jun 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kristi Noem

Representative for South Dakota At Large



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Last Updated: Dec 1, 2011
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To facilitate the development of wind energy resources on Federal lands.

Summary (CRS)

Utilizing America's Federal Lands for Wind Energy Act - Exempts projects determined by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) or the Forest Service to be meteorological site testing and monitoring ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 14, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 13, 2011
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2172”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (11R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 2173 (Related)
Advancing Offshore Wind Production Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 13, 2011

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