H.R. 6168 (112th): President Obama’s Proposed 2012-2017 Offshore Drilling Lease Sale Plan Act

Introduced:

Jul 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on July 25, 2012.

Sponsor:

Doc Hastings

Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2012
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to implement the Proposed Final Outer Continental Shelf Oil & Gas Leasing Program (2012-2017) in accordance with the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act and other applicable law.

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History

Jul 24, 2012
 
Introduced

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Jul 25, 2012
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Jul 25, 2012 2:50 p.m.
Failed 164/261

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3438 (Related)
Offshore Petroleum Expansion Now Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 25, 2012

H.R. 6082 (Related)
Congressional Replacement of President Obama’s Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 25, 2012

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