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H.R. 3279: Helium Extraction Act of 2017

To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to provide that extraction of helium from gas produced under a Federal mineral lease shall maintain the lease as if the helium were oil and gas.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Paul Cook

Sponsor. Representative for California's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 2, 2017
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jul 18, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Nov 1, 2017

This bill passed in the House on November 1, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jul 18, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jul 25, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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

Jul 26, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 23, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Nov 1, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 3279 is 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.

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