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H.R. 1941 - Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act

Bill Text

  • Rules Committee Print 116-31 PDF XML

    Showing the text of H.R. 1941, as reported by the Committee on Natural Resources, with modifications.

  • Text of H.R. 1941 PDF XML

    Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 116-157 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Natural Resources

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY A RECORD VOTE OF 9-4 on Monday, September 9, 2019.

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 548: 
Agreed to by record vote of 231-196, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 232-196, on Tuesday, September 10, 2019.

MANAGERS: Hastings/Lesko

1. Structured rule for H.R. 205.

2. Provides one hour of general debate divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-29, modified by the amendment printed in part A of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

6. Makes in order only those amendments printed in part B of the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part B of the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

9. Structured rule for H.R. 1146.

10. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.

11. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

12. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-30, modified by the amendment printed in part C of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

13. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

14. Makes in order only those amendments printed in part D of the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

15. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part D of the report.

16. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

17. Structured rule for H.R. 1941.

18. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Natural Resources.

19. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

20. Provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-31, modified by the amendment printed in part E of the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended, shall be considered as read.

21. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.

22. Makes in order only those amendments printed in part F of the Rules Committee report accompanying the resolution. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

23. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in part F of the report.

24. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1Grijalva (AZ)DemocratMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Makes a technical correction.Considered as Adopted
2Version 3Levin, Andy (MI), Van Drew (NJ), Beyer (VA), Smith, Christopher (NJ)Bi-PartisanRevised Establishes a moratorium on oil, gas, and methane hydrate-related seismic activities in the Atlantic Ocean.Made in Order
3Version 1McClintock (CA)RepublicanAllows (but does not mandate) the Pacific OCS planning area to be included in a future five-year leasing plan under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act.Made in Order
4Version 1Brown (MD)DemocratProhibits the Secretary of Interior from conducting oil and gas lease sales in an area in which the Secretary of Defense determines that such sales are not in the interest of national security. Submitted
5Version 1Langevin (RI)DemocratRequires a GAO study on the impacts of offshore drilling on coastal communities and coastal economies.Made in Order
6Version 1Rouda (CA)DemocratAdds a provision to the bill that would direct the Department of the Interior to make the information from the inspections and payments made into the ‘Ocean Energy Safety Fund’ required by the bill available to the public, including information related to the operators, facilities, amounts paid into the fund, and inspection results.Made in Order
7Version 2Rouda (CA)DemocratRevised Adds a provision to the bill that would require the Department of Commerce to complete an economic impact study/assessment of potential damage related to offshore oil drilling – including tourism, commercial fishing, recreational fishing, boating, transportation, and other waterfront-related and coastal-related business.Made in Order
8Version 1Carter, Buddy (GA)RepublicanLate Requires states to approve of any proposed lease areas adjoining the state waters in the Atlantic and Pacific planning areas.Submitted
9Version 1Carter, Buddy (GA)RepublicanLate Requires the Secretary of the Interior to consult with the Secretary of Defense to exclude any areas in which sensitive underwater activity relating to national defense takes place.Submitted
10Version 2Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Revised Allows the bill to go into effect when DOI, in consultation with DOL, certifies that the offshore energy moratorium in the bill will not kill a substantial number of minority and women jobs.Made in Order
11Version 1Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Changes the name of the bill to the Russian Energy Reliance and U.S. Poverty Act. Made in Order
12Version 2Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Revised Prevents leasing revenues, including LWCF revenues, from going to states with offshore leasing moratoriums until the Governor of such state certifies that imports of oil from Saudi Arabia and Russia are not being utilized within the state.Revised
13Version 2Gosar (AZ)RepublicanLate Revised Prevents leasing revenues, including LWCF revenues, from going to states with offshore leasing moratoriums. Revised
14Version 1Tipton (CO)RepublicanLate Prohibits states that are adjacent to an OCS planning area subject to a development moratorium from receiving funds generated through offshore oil and gas development, including Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) funds. Submitted
15Version 1Carter, Buddy (GA)RepublicanLate Requires the federal waters adjacent to the State of Georgia to be removed from consideration unless approved by the state legislature.Submitted
16Version 1Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanLate Requires the Secretary of Interior to submit a report on lifecycle emissions from foreign fossil fuels prior to the prohibition on leasing taking effect.Submitted
17Version 1Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanLate Requires the Secretary, in consultation with relevant agencies, to determine that lack of exploration will not threaten global and domestic energy security or national security.Submitted
18Version 1Lesko (AZ)RepublicanLate Requires the Department of the Interior, in consultation with the Department of Defense, to confirm that this legislation poses no national security risk due to potential increases in dependence on foreign oil.Made in Order
19Version 1Van Drew (NJ)DemocratLate Prohibits seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean.Submitted
20Version 1Graves, Garret (LA)RepublicanLate Requires the Secretary of Interior to consult with the Secretary of Agriculture to ensure that a moratorium will not affect funding for SNAP.Submitted