H.Res. 691 (112th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4480) to provide for the development of a plan to increase oil and gas exploration, development, and production under oil and gas leases of Federal lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Energy, the Secretary of the Interior, and the Secretary of Defense in response to a drawdown of petroleum reserves from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.


Introduced:

Jun 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 20, 2012

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 20, 2012. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Rob Bishop

Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2012
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/19/2012--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4480) to provide for the development of a plan to increase oil and gas exploration, development, and production under oil ... Read more >
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Passed House
Last Action: Jun 21, 2012

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 691” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

History

Introduced
Jun 19, 2012
Reported by Committee
Jun 19, 2012
Agreed To
Jun 20, 2012
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Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Jun 20, 2012 2:15 p.m.
Passed 245/178

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