To achieve domestic energy independence by empowering States to control the development and production of all forms of energy on all available Federal land.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2015
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on February 11, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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).
23 Cosponsors (23 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“VIDEO: Rep. Black Testifies On Her Bill to Promote Energy Security, Expand States Rights”
— Rep. Diane Black [R-TN6, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Nov 15, 2016
Jun 26, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2511 (113th).
Feb 11, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 15, 2016
Considered by Energy and Mineral Resources
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
H.R. 866 (114th) 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. 866. 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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