S. 1294 (112th): Oil Independence for a Stronger America Act of 2011


Jun 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 29, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Merkley

Senator from Oregon



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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2011
Length: 203 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote the oil independence of the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/29/2011--Introduced.Oil Independence for a Stronger America Act of 2011 - Establishes in the Executive Office of the President a national energy security program to reduce oil consumption, by calendar 2030, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 29, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1294”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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Related Bills

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S. 3601 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 15, 2010

H.R. 2412 (Related)
Commuter Benefits Equity Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 6, 2011

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