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S. 1312 (114th): Energy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015

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A bill to modernize Federal policies regarding the supply and distribution of energy in the United States, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Lisa Murkowski

Sponsor. Senator for Alaska. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 12, 2015
Length: 7 pages
May 12, 2015
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 12, 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).


15 Cosponsors (14 Republicans, 1 Democrat)


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What legislators are saying

Sen. Murkowski Introduces Combined Bill Increasing Alaskas Share of Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Revenues, Lifting Crude Oil Export Ban
    — Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Sponsor) on Jul 23, 2015

Barrasso Opening Statement at Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on American Energy Exports
    — Sen. John Barrasso [R-WY] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 23, 2015

Conaway Introduces Legislation to Lift the Oil Export Ban
    — Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX11, 2005-2020] on May 18, 2015

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May 12, 2015

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Jun 9, 2015
Considered by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

S. 1312 (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 S. 1312. 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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