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Full Committee Vote on H.R. 4471 and H.R. 4480

May 16, 2012

The Energy and Commerce Committee has scheduled a markup beginning on Wednesday, May 16, 2012. The committee will consider:

On Wednesday, May 16, the committee will convene at 4:00 p.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building for opening statements only. It will reconvene on Thursday, May 17, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building to consider the legislation.

Markup Notice

Background Memo

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

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

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HR. 4471, The Gasoline Regulations Act of 2012

AuthorDescription and Link to TextOutcomeVote
WaxmanRegarding provision to delay final rules.Not Agreed to9-29
RushRegarding provision to delay final rules.Not Agreed toVoice
ChristensenRegarding refineries.Not Agreed to16-30
GreenRegarding ozone air standards.Not Agreed to18-28
CappsRegarding provision requiring a study.Not Agreed to14-31
SchakowskyRegarding fee collection.Not Agreed to9-29

H.R. 4471 was favorably reported by a roll call vote of 28 yeas and 13 nays.

H.R. 4480, The Strategic Energy Production Act of 2012

AuthorDescription and Link to TextOutcomeVote
DeGetteRegarding the DOE Secretary's plan development.Not Agreed to15-30
DingellRedarding that the plan shall comply with all deferal, state, and local laws.Agreed toVoice
RushRquires a study of the effectiveness of plan in lowering gasoline prices.Not Agreed to17-31
WaxmanRegarding compliance with requirements.Agreed toVoice
Markey_109Regarding export limitations.Not Agreed to12-33
Markey_111Regarding plan requirements.Not Agreed to13-33
ChristensenRequiring a plan to protect against price fluctuations.Not Agreed to16-32
Markey_110Regarding compliance with requirements.Not Agreed to14-32

H.R. 4480 was favorably reported, as amended, by a roll call vote of 31 yeas and 16 nays.

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»;