To recognize States' authority to regulate oil and gas operations and promote American energy security, development, and job creation.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 9, 2013
Length: 10 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 20, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
19 Cosponsors (18 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. McKinley Highlights American Energy Abundance”
— Rep. David McKinley [R-WV1] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 15, 2014
“Rep. Kelly Champions Package of Jobs Bills on House Floor”
— Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA16] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 18, 2014
“congressman Bishop supports domestic energy production”
— Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA2] on Nov 22, 2013
Jul 18, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 31, 2013
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Nov 19, 2013
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 419 (113th).
Nov 20, 2013
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Mar 26, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1647 (114th).
H.R. 2728 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2728. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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