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  1. H.Amdt.951   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment establishes the Gulf Coast Restoration Trust Fund and requires that 80% of the Clean Water Act fines will be directed to that fund in order to restore the ecosystems and economies that were directly impacted by the gulf oil spill.
    Sponsor: Rep. Scalise, Steve [R-LA-1] (Offered 02/16/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/16/12 On agreeing to the Scalise amendment (A020) Agreed to by voice vote.
  2. H.Amdt.950   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment minimizes NEPA requirements for a geothermal exploration test project so a project can quickly move forward if resources are found.
    Sponsor: Rep. Labrador, Raul R. [R-ID-1] (Offered 02/16/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/16/12 On agreeing to the Labrador amendment (A019) Agreed to by recorded vote: 244 - 177 (Roll no. 69).
  3. H.Amdt.949   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to require companies holding leases which allow them to drill on public lands off-shore without paying a royalty, to renegotiate those leases prior to bidding on new leases issued pursuant to Title XVII of this Act.
    Sponsor: Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] (Offered 02/16/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/16/12 On agreeing to the Markey amendment (A018) Failed by recorded vote: 183 - 238 (Roll no. 68).
  4. H.Amdt.948   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to expand on the oil export ban already included in the Arctic drilling subtitle (Sec. 17706) to prohibit export of any natural gas produced pursuant to a lease issued under Title XVII of this Act.
    Sponsor: Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] (Offered 02/16/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/16/12 On agreeing to the Markey amendment (A017) Failed by recorded vote: 168 - 254 (Roll no. 67).
  5. H.Amdt.947   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment streamlines the NEPA process to allow for expedited development of renewable energy projects on federal lands and waters.
    Sponsor: Rep. Hastings, Doc [R-WA-4] (Offered 02/16/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/16/12 On agreeing to the Hastings (WA) amendment (A016) Agreed to by recorded vote: 250 - 171 (Roll no. 66).
  6. H.Amdt.946   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to require that leases granted by the Secretary must meet requirements for the following: a third-party certification of safety systems related to well control, such as blowout preventers; performance of blowout preventers including the qualitative risk and subsea testing; an independent third-party certification of well casing and cementing programs and procedures; mandatory safety and environmental management systems of the operators in the OCS; and procedures and technologies to be used during drilling operations to minimize the risk of igniting an explosion of hydrocarbons.
    Sponsor: Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen W. [D-HI-1] (Offered 02/16/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/16/12 On agreeing to the Hanabusa amendment (A015) Failed by recorded vote: 189 - 228 (Roll no. 65).
  7. H.Amdt.945   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Page 954, after line 19, insert the following: SEC. 17603. LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND LOCKBOX. Nothing in this subtitle reduces the amount of revenues received by the United States under oil and gas leases of areas of the Outer Continental Shelf that is available for deposit into the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
    Sponsor: Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] (Offered 02/16/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/16/12 By unanimous consent, the Holt amendment was withdrawn. (consideration: CR H822)
  8. H.Amdt.944   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to clarify that the legislation does not allow for oil and gas drilling on the northern coast of California.
    Sponsor: Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-1] (Offered 02/16/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/16/12 On agreeing to the Thompson (CA) amendment (A013) Failed by recorded vote: 167 - 253 (Roll no. 64).
  9. H.Amdt.943   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to require a person to include in the application for a drilling lease an estimate of the economic impact, including job losses, resulting from a worst-case discharge of oil from facilities operating under the lease.
    Sponsor: Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-19] (Offered 02/15/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/15/12 On agreeing to the Deutch amendment (A012) Failed by recorded vote: 188 - 236 (Roll no. 63).
  10. H.Amdt.942   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment raises the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act cap to $750 million per year starting in year 2023 until 2055 and keeps the $500 million cap per year in place through year 2022.
    Sponsor: Rep. Landry, Jeffrey M. [R-LA-3] (Offered 02/15/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/15/12 On agreeing to the Landry amendment (A011) Agreed to by recorded vote: 266 - 159 (Roll no. 62).
  11. H.Amdt.941   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment gives states the option to use oil and gas revenues as their state cost share of federal projects for "coastal wetlands conservation, coastal restoration, hurricane protection, or infrastructure projects directly impacted by coastal wetland losses.".
    Sponsor: Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] (Offered 02/15/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/15/12 On agreeing to the Richmond amendment (A010) Agreed to by voice vote.
  12. H.Amdt.940   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to prohibit oil and natural gas lease sales off the coasts of Northeast States.
    Sponsor: Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1] (Offered 02/15/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/15/12 On agreeing to the Bishop (NY) amendment (A009) Failed by recorded vote: 169 - 257 (Roll no. 61).
  13. H.Amdt.939   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment to require the Secretary to conduct an economic impact survey to determine the economic effects that lease sales within 100 miles of the coast of Florida will have on the Florida fishing and tourism industries.
    Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-9] (Offered 02/15/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/15/12 On agreeing to the Bilirakis amendment (A008) Agreed to by voice vote.
  14. H.Amdt.938   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to strike section 17304, relating to oil and gas lease sales in the Southern California planning area, and part 4, relating to OCS revenue sharing with coastal states.
    Sponsor: Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-23] (Offered 02/15/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/15/12 On agreeing to the Capps amendment (A007) Failed by recorded vote: 160 - 267 (Roll no. 60).
  15. H.Amdt.937   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Manager's amendment changes the underlying bill's requirement that the Department of the Interior substitute two new lease blocks for each one lease block that is deferred from a lease sale at the request of the Department of Defense; to replace each deferred lease block with one new lease block; calls attention to the existing authority under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act for the President to designate National Defense Areas on the outer Continental Shelf that are restricted from exploration and operation; and also requires the North Aleutian Basin lease sale to be conducted by 2015 rather than one year after enactment of the Act.
    Sponsor: Rep. Hastings, Doc [R-WA-4] (Offered 02/15/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/15/12 On agreeing to the Hastings (WA) amendment (A006) Agreed to by voice vote.
  16. H.Amdt.936   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to strike subtitle A of title XVII (Oil Shale Leasing provisions or "PIONEERS Act") from the bill and to increase the Federal share of drilling revenue from 50% to 51%.
    Sponsor: Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] (Offered 02/15/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/15/12 On agreeing to the Polis amendment (A005) Failed by recorded vote: 160 - 265 (Roll no. 59).
  17. H.Amdt.935   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to require that a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline is not to be issued or deemed issued unless the permit applicant can certify and provide adequate documentation to FERC that at least 75% of the iron and steel to be used in domestic portion of the pipeline is produced in North America.
    Sponsor: Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] (Offered 02/15/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/15/12 On agreeing to the Doyle amendment (A004) Failed by recorded vote: 193 - 234 (Roll no. 58).
  18. H.Amdt.934   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to prohibit the issuance of a permit absent conditions that restrict the ability of the permit recipient from initiating or threatening to initiate proceedings to invoke the power of eminent domain against the will of a property's owner for the purposes of constructing or operating the Keystone XL pipeline.
    Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] (Offered 02/15/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/15/12 On agreeing to the Rush amendment (A003) Failed by recorded vote: 149 - 276 (Roll no. 57).
  19. H.Amdt.933   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to ensure that if the Keystone XL pipeline is built, the oil that it transports to the Gulf of Mexico and the fuels made from that oil remain in this country for use in domestic commerce. The amendment allows the President to waive this requirement if it can be shown that an export of the oil or fuels won't increase our dependence on oil or fuels we buy from hostile nations; that prices for refiners and consumers won't go up if the export occurs; or if an export is needed to comply with any international treaties or other agreements we have to export oil or fuels.
    Sponsor: Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] (Offered 02/15/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/15/12 On agreeing to the Markey amendment (A002) Failed by recorded vote: 173 - 254 (Roll no. 56).
  20. H.Amdt.932   — 112th Congress (2011-2012)

    Description: Amendment sought to require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to review the results of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) study, as required by the bipartisan pipeline safety bill (P.L. 112-90), before issuing a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline.
    Sponsor: Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14] (Offered 02/15/2012)
    Latest Action: 02/15/12 On agreeing to the Eshoo amendment (A001) Failed by recorded vote: 173 - 249 (Roll no. 55).