H.R. 3408 (112th): PIONEERS Act


Nov 14, 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 February 16, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Doug Lamborn

Representative for Colorado's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2012
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To set clear rules for the development of United States oil shale resources, to promote shale technology research and development, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/16/2012--Passed House amended.TitleXIV [sic] - Keystone XL PipelineNorth American Energy Access Act - Section14002 - Prohibits construction, operation, or maintenance of the oil pipeline and related facilities described in the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 14, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 1, 2012
Reported by Committee

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

Feb 16, 2012
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. 3408”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

Feb 15, 2012 6:12 p.m.
Failed 173/249
Feb 15, 2012 6:17 p.m.
Failed 173/254
Feb 15, 2012 6:21 p.m.
Failed 149/276
Feb 15, 2012 6:25 p.m.
Failed 193/234
Feb 15, 2012 6:29 p.m.
Failed 160/265
Feb 15, 2012 6:33 p.m.
Failed 160/267
Feb 15, 2012 6:37 p.m.
Failed 169/257
Feb 15, 2012 6:41 p.m.
Agreed to 266/159
Feb 15, 2012 6:45 p.m.
Failed 188/236
Feb 16, 2012 5:24 p.m.
Failed 167/253
Feb 16, 2012 5:28 p.m.
Failed 189/228
Feb 16, 2012 5:34 p.m.
Agreed to 250/171
Feb 16, 2012 5:38 p.m.
Failed 168/254
Feb 16, 2012 5:42 p.m.
Failed 183/238
Feb 16, 2012 5:46 p.m.
Agreed to 244/177
Feb 16, 2012 6:20 p.m.
Passed 237/187

Related Bills

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H.Res. 547 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 15, 2012

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