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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

11-HR909 on Mar 3, 2011

Bill Sponsorship: Roadmap for America's Energy Future
Source: H.R.909
    A Roadmap for America's Energy Future:
  • Directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a lease sale every 270 days in each outer Continental Shelf (OCS) planning region for which there is a commercial interest in purchasing federal oil and gas leases for OCS production.
  • Requires the federal share of proceeds of lease sales from newly open areas to be deposited in the American-Made Energy Trust Fund (established by this Act).
  • Requires the Secretary to accept, in satisfaction of mitigation requirements, proposals for mitigation measures on a site away from the area impacted by exploration and production activities.
  • Directs the Secretary to establish a leasing program for oil, gas and oil shale within the Alaska Coastal Plain (ANWR).
  • Requires the Secretary to hold a lease sale offering an additional 10 parcels for lease for oil shale development.
  • Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to develop, construct, and operate a coal-to-liquid facility.
  • States it is the policy of the United States to facilitate the continued development and growth of a safe and clean nuclear energy industry through reductions in financial, regulatory, and technical barriers to construction and operation.
  • Directs the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to issue operating permits for 200 new commercial nuclear reactors.
  • Removes all current statutory limitations upon the amount of radiological material that can be placed in Yucca Mountain. Requires the NRC to replace them with new limits based on scientific and technical analysis of the full capacity of Yucca Mountain for the storage of radiological material.
  • Prohibits the President from blocking or hindering spent nuclear fuel recycling activities.
  • Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to prohibit consideration of the climate change-related impact of a greenhouse gas upon any species of fish, wildlife, or plant.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Question 18: Prioritize green energy Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Energy & Oil
  • Headline: Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants (Score: -2)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill to drill offshore; & license new nuke plants (Score: -2)

    Participating counts on AmericansElect question 2.
  • Headline: Drill the Outer Continental Shelf; & license new nuke plants (Answer: D)
  • Headline 2: Sponsored bill to drill offshore; & license new nuke plants (Answer: D)
  • AmericansElect Quiz Question 2 on Energy: When you think about America’s energy needs, which of the following solutions comes closest to your opinion?
    • A: Strong investment in renewable energy like wind and solar
    • B: More drilling than investment in renewables (mix of both solutions)
    • C: More investment in renewable than drilling (mix of both solutions)
    • D: Strong focus on offshore drilling and allowing drilling in federal lands including wildlife reserves
    • E: Unsure


  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 11-HR909



Republicans participating in 11-HR909

Steve Austria s1sOhio Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Spencer Bachus s1sAlabama Republican 
Dan Benishek s1sMichigan Republican 
Rob Bishop s1sUtah Republican 
Kevin Brady s1sTexas Republican 
Paul Broun s1sGA Republican Challenger 
Michael Burgess s1sTexas Republican 
Dan Burton s1sIndiana Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Ken Calvert s1sCalifornia Republican 
Quico Canseco s1sTexas Republican 
Mike Coffman s1sColorado Republican 
Tom Cole s1sOklahoma Republican 
Chip Cravaack s1sMinnesota Republican 
John Culberson s1sTexas Republican 
David Dreier s1sCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Jimmy Duncan s1sTennessee Republican 
Jo Ann Emerson s1sMissouri Republican (Resigned 2013) 
Stephen Fincher s1sTennessee Republican 
Virginia Foxx s1sNorth Carolina Republican 
Trent Franks s1sArizona Republican 
Phil Gingrey s1sGA Republican Challenger 
Tim Griffin s1sArkansas Republican 
Michael Grimm s1sNew York Republican 
Frank Guinta s1sNew Hanpshire Republican challenger 
Brett Guthrie s1sKentucky Republican 
Gregg Harper s1sMississippi Republican 
Vicky Hartzler s1sMissouri Republican 
Wally Herger s1sCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Bill Huizenga s1sMichigan Republican 
Duncan Hunter Jr. s1sCalifornia Republican 
Lynn Jenkins s1sKansas Republican 
Bill Johnson s1sOhio Republican 
Sam Johnson s1sTexas Republican 
Steve King s1sIowa Republican 
Adam Kinzinger s1sIllinois Republican 
John Kline s1sMinnesota Republican 
Tom Latham s1sIowa Republican 
Steven LaTourette s1sOhio Republican 
Jerry Lewis s1sCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Frank Dean Lucas s1sOklahoma Republican 
Cynthia Lummis s1sWyoming Republican 
Donald Manzullo s1sIllinois Republican (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Kenny Marchant s1sTexas Republican 
Thad McCotter s1sMichigan Republican 
Patrick McHenry s1sNorth Carolina Republican 
Buck McKeon s1sCalifornia Republican 
Patrick Meehan s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Candice Miller s1sMichigan Republican 
Devin Nunes s2pCalifornia Republican 
Steve Pearce s1sNew Mexico Republican 
Mike Pence s1sIN Republican Governor 
Ted Poe s1sTexas Republican 
Ben Quayle s1sArizona Republican (lost 2012 primary) 
Dennis Rehberg s1sMontana Republican (Senate run 2012) 
Mike Rogers s1sMichigan Republican 
Todd Rokita s1sIndiana Republican 
Peter Roskam s1sIllinois Republican 
Paul Ryan s1sPOTUS Republican 
Aaron Schock s1sIllinois Republican 
Pete Sessions s1sTexas Republican 
John Shimkus s1sIllinois Republican 
Bill Shuster s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Mike Simpson s1sIdaho Republican 
John Sullivan s1sOklahoma Republican 
Lee Terry s1sNebraska Republican 
Glenn Thompson s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Pat Tiberi s1sOhio Republican 
Scott Tipton s1sColorado Republican 
Tim Walberg s1sMichigan Republican 
Lynn Westmoreland s1sGeorgia Republican 
Steve Womack s1sArkansas Republican 
Kevin Yoder s1sKansas Republican 
Don Young s1sAlaska Republican 



Independents participating in 11-HR909



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 0
Republicans: 73
Independents: 0


















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