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  1. H.Amdt.730   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment sought to require an analysis of the effect of the proposed pipeline on manipulation of oil markets and increased gas prices for American consumers.
    Sponsor: Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10] (Offered 07/26/2011)
    Latest Action: 07/26/11 On agreeing to the Kucinich amendment (A011) Failed by recorded vote: 164 - 261 (Roll no. 648).
  2. H.Amdt.729   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment to add a sense of Congress that the United States must decrease its dependence on oil from countries that are hostile to the interests of the United States of America and that Canada has long been a strong trading partner and increasing access to their energy resources will create jobs in the United States.
    Sponsor: Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] (Offered 07/26/2011)
    Latest Action: 07/26/11 On agreeing to the Jackson Lee (TX) amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
  3. H.Amdt.728   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment sought to require a study on the health impacts of increased air pollution in communities surrounding the refineries that will transport diluted bitumen through the proposed Keystone XL pipeline before any approval of the pipeline could be granted.
    Sponsor: Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] (Offered 07/26/2011)
    Latest Action: 07/26/11 On agreeing to the Johnson (GA) amendment (A009) Failed by recorded vote: 163 - 263 (Roll no. 647).
  4. H.Amdt.727   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment sought to require that a Presidential Permit approving the construction and operation of the Keystone XL pipeline will not be issued unless the Secretary of Energy in consultation with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), certify that the applicant has calculated a worst-case oil spill scenario for the proposed pipeline and has demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Secretary and the PHMSA that the applicant possesses the capability and technology to respond immediately and effectively to such a worst-case scenario.
    Sponsor: Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen W. [D-HI-1] (Offered 07/26/2011)
    Latest Action: 07/26/11 On agreeing to the Hanabusa amendment (A008) Failed by recorded vote: 168 - 260 (Roll no. 646).
  5. H.Amdt.726   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment sought to allow for 120 days after the final environmental impact statement or no later than January 1, 2012, for the President to issue a final decision on the Keystone XL pipeline.
    Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] (Offered 07/26/2011)
    Latest Action: 07/26/11 On agreeing to the Rush amendment (A007) Failed by recorded vote: 161 - 265 (Roll no. 645).
  6. H.Amdt.725   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment sought to add findings language noting that construction of the pipeline would permit a new source of oil exports to China and other nations.
    Sponsor: Rep. Murphy, Christopher S. [D-CT-5] (Offered 07/26/2011)
    Latest Action: 07/26/11 On agreeing to the Murphy (CT) amendment (A006) Failed by recorded vote: 152 - 275 (Roll no. 644).
  7. H.Amdt.724   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment sought to strike finding 16 and replaces it with language that outlines TransCanada's recent pipeline safety issues with the Keystone pipeline.
    Sponsor: Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] (Offered 07/26/2011)
    Latest Action: 07/26/11 On agreeing to the Cohen amendment (A005) Failed by recorded vote: 155 - 272 (Roll no. 643).
  8. H.Amdt.723   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment sought to include a finding stating that the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement estimates that the Keystone XL pipeline would increase carbon pollution associated with United States fuel use by up to 23,000,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide.
    Sponsor: Rep. Christensen, Donna M. [D-VI-At Large] (Offered 07/26/2011)
    Latest Action: 07/26/11 On agreeing to the Christensen amendment (A004) Failed by voice vote.
  9. H.Amdt.722   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment sought to include a finding stating that the PHMSA Administrator testified at a Congressional hearing and said that the PHMSA had not done a study analyzing the risks associated with transporting diluted bitumen. The amendment also sought to require PHMSA to complete a review of the risks associated with transporting diluted bitumen, and whether current pipeline regulations are sufficient.
    Sponsor: Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14] (Offered 07/26/2011)
    Latest Action: 07/26/11 On agreeing to the Eshoo amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 163 - 264 (Roll no. 642).
  10. H.Amdt.721   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment sought to strike paragraph 15 of the findings section which says that analysis using EPA models shows that the Keystone XL pipeline will result in no significant change in total United States or global greenhouse gas emissions.
    Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] (Offered 07/26/2011)
    Latest Action: 07/26/11 On agreeing to the Rush amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 164 - 261, 1 Present (Roll no. 641).
  11. H.Amdt.720   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description Amendment sought to add language describing an environmental finding which states that the Keystone XL pipeline would run through the Ogallala Aquifer and which would explain the risks involved with the proposed route.
    Sponsor: Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] (Offered 07/26/2011)
    Latest Action: 07/26/11 On agreeing to the Welch amendment (A001) Failed by recorded vote: 164 - 260 (Roll no. 640).