About the bill
On the first day of this Congress, January 3, 2015, 241 bills were introduced in the House and Senate. Legislation introduced on Day 1 is often meant to send a bold statement that “these are our top priorities” by party leadership, so the bill labeled S. 1 is hugely important. S. 1 in the current Senate — as well as H.R. 3 in the House — was the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act, addressing a contentious issue related to energy, the environment, and jobs.
A pipeline of over 1,000 miles proposed by the company TransCanada to transport oil from Canada to the U.S., the Keystone XL project became a litmus test among environmental groups and progressives who argued that construction would perpetuate our reliance on fossil fuels and increase ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Dakota At Large. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 12, 2015
Length: 4 pages
Statement of Administration Policy
What legislators are saying
“Cramer Statement on President Obama's Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline”
— Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND] (Sponsor) on Nov 6, 2015
“U.S. Chamber Recognizes Shuster for Commitment to Pro-Growth Policies”
— Rep. Bill Shuster [R-PA9, 2001-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 21, 2015
H.R. 3 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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GovTrack.us. (2021). H.R. 3 — 114th Congress: Keystone XL Pipeline Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr3
“H.R. 3 — 114th Congress: Keystone XL Pipeline Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. July 29, 2021 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr3>
Keystone XL Pipeline Act, H.R. 3, 114th Cong. (2015).
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