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H.R.1231 Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: May 17, 2011 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 52.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Natural Resources

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Natural Resources - Energy and Mineral Resources

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on May 12, 2011, with a roll call of 243 ayes, 179 nays, and 9 not voting.

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  • 59% of users support H.R.1231

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    • Why is One Term Obama attacking the Wrong Mormon? : Taxes - July 29, 2012 by abisha44 - H.R. 1231, Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act • Introduced by Rep. Doc Hastings (WA) on March 29, 2011 • Passed the House by a vote of 243-179 on May 12, 2011 • Senate has taken no action to date ...

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      As noted by abisha44 on July 29, 2012, "H.R. 1231, Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act • Introduced by Rep. Doc Hastings (WA) on March 29, 2011 • Passed the House by a vote of 243-179 on May 12, 2011 • Senate has taken no action to date ..." (/url?q=http://www.debtordebt.com/forum/why-is-one-term-obama-attacking-the-wrong-mormon-t148136.html&sa=U&ei=1e0WULPUDKjo0QGi8YHACA&ved=0CCEQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNErgzQmM7Hsl_W28Oo519nRTEgMmg)
    • Republican Jobs Bills Won't Actually Create Jobs, Say Economists - July 24, 2012 by The Huffington Post News Editors - H.R. 1231 -- Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act. Like H.R. 1229 and H.R. 1230, this <a href="http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr1231pcs/pdf/BILLS-112hr1231pcs.pdf" target="_hplink">bill directs ...

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      As noted by The Huffington Post News Editors on July 24, 2012, "H.R. 1231 -- Reversing President Obama&#39;s Offshore Moratorium Act. Like H.R. 1229 and H.R. 1230, this &lt;a href=&quot;http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr1231pcs/pdf/BILLS-112hr1231pcs.pdf&quot; target=&quot;_hplink&quot;&gt;bill directs ..." (/url?q=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/24/republican-jobs-bills_n_1687647.html&sa=U&ei=1e0WULPUDKjo0QGi8YHACA&ved=0CEgQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHt79Fy2twUS8m5Y8BkcS0mX4puaw)
    • Republican Jobs Bills Won't Actually Create Jobs, Say Economists - July 24, 2012 by The Huffington Post News Editors - H.R. 1231 -- Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act. Like H.R. 1229 and H.R. 1230, this <a href="http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr1231pcs/pdf/BILLS-112hr1231pcs.pdf" target="_hplink">bill directs ...

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      As noted by The Huffington Post News Editors on July 24, 2012, "H.R. 1231 -- Reversing President Obama&#39;s Offshore Moratorium Act. Like H.R. 1229 and H.R. 1230, this &lt;a href=&quot;http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr1231pcs/pdf/BILLS-112hr1231pcs.pdf&quot; target=&quot;_hplink&quot;&gt;bill directs ..." (/url?q=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/24/republican-jobs-bills_n_1687647.html&sa=U&ei=BS8TUOWsJYuo8ATl6IG4AQ&ved=0CDoQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNEcg_ZEorP-R_LnqeLjl_bPaRXZPA)

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    • Pro-GOP group airs new ads hitting Obama on jobs - July 06, 2012 by newsvine.com - The bill would likely help to create tens of thousands of jobs and strengthen the economy. Quote: H.R. 1231, Reversing President Obama’s Offshore Moratorium Act The bill would reverse President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act and amend the ...

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      As noted by newsvine.com on July 06, 2012, "The bill would likely help to create tens of thousands of jobs and strengthen the economy. Quote: H.R. 1231, Reversing President Obama’s Offshore Moratorium Act The bill would reverse President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act and amend the ..." (http://www.newsvine.com/_news/2012/07/06/12599215-pro-gop-group-airs-new-ads-hitting-obama-on-jobs)
    • Fincher: My approach considers all resources - March 30, 2012 by Nashville Tennessean - According to the Congressional Budget Office, H.R. 1231 will generate $800 million in revenue over 10 years. Bill H.R. 1230, which I am co-sponsor of, would expand American energy production and create jobs by requiring the Secretary of the ...

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      As noted by Nashville Tennessean on March 30, 2012, "According to the Congressional Budget Office, H.R. 1231 will generate $800 million in revenue over 10 years. Bill H.R. 1230, which I am co-sponsor of, would expand American energy production and create jobs by requiring the Secretary of the ..." (http://www.tennessean.com/article/20120330/DICKSON07/303300114/Fincher-My-approach-considers-all-resources)
    • All-of-the Above Energy Approach - March 16, 2012 by State Gazette - I was proud to support this bill on the House floor. H.R. 1231: Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act As a co-sponsor this bill lifts the President's ban on new offshore drilling by requiring the Administration to move forward on American ...

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      As noted by State Gazette on March 16, 2012, "I was proud to support this bill on the House floor. H.R. 1231: Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act As a co-sponsor this bill lifts the President's ban on new offshore drilling by requiring the Administration to move forward on American ..." (http://www.stategazette.com/blogs/1676/entry/46852/)
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