Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 19, 2015
Length: 9 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 9, 2015 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).
137 Cosponsors (121 Republicans, 16 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Poe hails house passage of bill to lift crude oil export ban”
— Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2, 2005-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 9, 2015
“U.S. House Lifting Ban on Oil Exports Called Putins Worst Nightmare”
— Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8, 1997-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 9, 2015
Dec 9, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5814 (113th).
Feb 4, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 17, 2015
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.
Oct 9, 2015
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 702 (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. 702. 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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To adapt to changing crude oil market conditions, H.R. 702, 114th Cong. (2015).
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