H.R.3 - Northern Route Approval Act

To approve the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)

All Bill Titles

  • Short: Northern Route Approval Act as introduced.
  • Official: To approve the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Northern Route Approval Act as reported to house.
  • Short: Northern Route Approval Act as passed house.

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Latest Amendment Status Purpose View All Amendments [10]
 
H.Amdt 75 Fail An amendment numbered 10 printed in House Report 113-88 to increase American energy independence by requiring that all oil and refined fuels transported through the Keystone XL Pipeline be used here in the United States and not exported, unless the President finds that an exception is required by law or in the national interest.
H.Amdt 74 Pass An amendment numbered 9 printed in House Report 113-88 to require TransCanada to submit its oil spill response plan, and any updates to the plan, to the Governors of each State in which the Keystone XL pipeline operates. TransCanada is required to develop such a plan under current law and regulations; only certain Federal agencies receive and review the plan.
H.Amdt 73 Fail An amendment numbered 8 printed in House Report 113-88 to require the GAO to conduct a study and prepare a report of the Keystone XL pipeline to determine the total projected costs of pipeline spill cleanup, including the potential impacts of a petroleum spill on public health and the environment and the quantity and quality of water available for agricultural and municipal purposes.
Latest Actions View All Actions [60]
 
Apr 24, 2014Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs Discharged.
Apr 24, 2014Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation Discharged.
Jun 03, 2013Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 81.

Latest Vote

Result: Passed - May 22, 2013

Roll call number 179 in the House

Question: On Passage: H R 3 To approve the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes

 

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