H.R. 4025 (112th): Keep American Natural Gas Here Act


Feb 14, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 14, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2012
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide that the Secretary of the Interior may accept bids on any new oil and gas leases of Federal lands (including submerged lands) only from bidders certifying that all natural gas produced pursuant to such leases shall be offered for sale only in the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/14/2012--Introduced.Keep American Natural Gas Here Act - Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to accept bids on any new oil and gas leases of federal lands (including submerged lands) under ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 14, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4025”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 1191 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 14, 2013

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