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H.R. 1146: Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act

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To amend Public Law 115-97 (commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) to repeal the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge oil and gas program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jared Huffman

Sponsor. Representative for California's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Feb 11, 2019

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 12, 2019

This bill passed in the House on September 12, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congressman Lowenthal Joins Colleagues In Passing Bill To Protect Arctic National Wildlife Refuge From Drilling
    — Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA47] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 12, 2019

Congressman Panetta Votes to Protect Our Coasts from Offshore Drilling
    — Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA20] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 12, 2019

HEAT Members Blast Democrats' Short-Sighted Energy Bills
    — Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC3] on Sep 12, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform estimates new spending due to H.R. 1146 will be negligible.
Institute for Spending Reform estimates H.R. 1146 will save $900 million through 2029.


Feb 11, 2019

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May 1, 2019
Ordered Reported

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Jun 27, 2019
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Sep 5, 2019
On House Schedule

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Sep 12, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 1146 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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