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Energy and Power Subcommittee Vote on the Gasoline Regulations Act and the Strategic Energy Production Act

April 16, 2012

The Subcommittee on Energy and Power has scheduled a markup beginning on Monday, April 16, 2012. The markup agenda will cover discussion drafts for the following:

H.R. ____, the Gasoline Regulations Act of 2012; and
H.R. ____, the Strategic Energy Production Act of 2012.

On Monday, April 16, the Subcommittee will convene at 4:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building for opening statements only. It will reconvene on Tuesday, April 17, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.

Markup Notice

Background Memo

Opening Statement of Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Ed Whitfield (R-KY)

Opening Statement of Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI)

Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute to H.R. ____, the Gasoline Regulations Act of 2012.

Watch Archived Opening Statements

Day 1

Day 2

Gasoline Regulations Act of 2012

AuthorDescription and Link to TextOutcomeVote
WhitfieldRegarding an amendment in the nature of a substituteAdoptedVoice
RushRegarding a determination by the Administrator of the Energy Information AdministrationDefeated6-16
BartonRegarding the addition of natural gas to the required analysesAdoptedVoice

The Discussion Draft was favorably reported, 15-8, as amended.

Strategic Energy Production Act of 2012 

AuthorDescription and Link to TextOutcome Vote 
GardnerRemoves SPRO exchanges from condition to require an expanded leasing planAdoptedVoice
RushRequires EIA to determine if the bill will lower gas prices as a condition to implementing the billDefeatedVoice

 The Discussion Draft was favorably reported, 9-7, as amended.

U.S. Representative Fred Upton

U.S. Representative Joe L. Barton

Congressman Fred Upton has represented the commonsense values of southwest Michigan since 1987. In 2010, Fred was selected by his House colleagues to serve as Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Read More»;