H.R. 4211 (112th): American Energy First Act


Mar 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ted Poe

Representative for Texas's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit the drawdown of petroleum from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve unless the President has taken certain actions.

Summary (CRS)

3/19/2012--Introduced.American Energy First Act - Prohibits petroleum product from being drawn down, sold, or exchanged from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) unless the President has taken the actions required by ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 19, 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. 4211”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3811 (Related)
Keystone For a Secure Tomorrow Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 24, 2012

H.R. 1230 (Related)
Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act

Passed House
Last Action: May 5, 2011

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