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  • Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016


    A picture of Representative Ed Whitfield

    Representative Ed Whitfield

    From: KY District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-25

    WHITFIELD. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 744, I call up the bill (S. 2012) to provide for the modernization of the energy policy of the United States, and for other purposes, and ask for...



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    Representative Fred Upton

    From: MI District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-25

    UPTON. Mr. Speaker, I would like to wish the chairman a happy birthday. It has been nearly a decade since we last considered an energy package like this. In that time, a lot has changed. Continued...



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    Representative Bobby L. Rush

    From: IL District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    RUSH. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, when members of the Committee on Energy and Commerce first began to address a comprehensive bipartisan energy bill in the beginning...



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    Representative Greg Walden

    From: OR District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-25

    WALDEN. I thank my colleague from Kentucky for his great work on this legislation and his thoughtful leadership on these issues over many years. Mr. Speaker, for all your work on this legislation to...



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    Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    From: NJ District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    PALLONE. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank Mr. Rush for managing the opposition to the bill so successfully. Mr. Speaker, today we are considering the House amendment to S. 2012, the mistitled North American...



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    Representative Lamar Smith

    From: TX District 21

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-25

    SMITH of Texas. Mr. Speaker, first of all, I want to thank the gentleman from Kentucky, Chairman Whitfield, for yielding me time. I am pleased to support the House amendment to the Senate Energy Policy...



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    Representative Kathy Castor

    From: FL District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    CASTOR of Florida. I thank the gentleman, Ranking Member Rush, for his leadership on energy solutions for America. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the Republican amendment because it is a giveaway...



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    Representative David G. Valadao

    From: CA District 21

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-25

    VALADAO. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleagues on both committees of jurisdiction here, Energy and Commerce and Natural Resources. The language that they allowed to be put into this energy bill...



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    Representative Jerry McNerney

    From: CA District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    McNERNEY. Mr. Speaker, I thank Ranking Member Rush. I also want to thank my colleagues on the Energy and Commerce Committee, including the chairman of the subcommittee, for their hard work. I am pleased...



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    Representative John Garamendi

    From: CA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    GARAMENDI. Mr. Speaker, I want to say we have been here before. Last night we argued about undertaking the water wars of California. Once again, here we are. This time, as last night, legislation dumped...



    A picture of Representative Bruce Westerman

    Representative Bruce Westerman

    From: AR District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-25

    WESTERMAN. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I rise in strong support for the inclusion of H.R. 2647, the Resilient Federal Forests Act, in the House amendment to S. 2012. The...



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    Representative Jared Huffman

    From: CA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    HUFFMAN. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Today I rise in opposition to the litany of bad, environmentally harmful bills that the House Republican leadership is offering in place...



    A picture of Representative Cynthia M. Lummis

    Representative Cynthia M. Lummis

    From: WY District 0

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-25

    LUMMIS. Mr. Speaker, I am pleased this amendment will improve the stewardship of public lands, water, and natural resources throughout the West. I am pleased to see Western priorities included in this...



    A picture of Representative Robert J. Wittman

    Representative Robert J. Wittman

    From: VA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-25

    WITTMAN. Mr. Speaker, I rise to support the House amendment to S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016. The House amendment includes the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement...



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    Representative Jim Costa

    From: CA District 16

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    COSTA. Mr. Speaker, I thank Mr. Huffman for yielding me the time. Mr. Speaker, I rise to support the amendment in the Energy Policy Modernization Act that was reflected in Congressman Valadao's legislation,...



    A picture of Representative Doug LaMalfa

    Representative Doug LaMalfa

    From: CA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-25

    LaMALFA. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Arkansas for his help and for all his good work and for his vast knowledge of trees and forestry. I appreciate it. Mr. Speaker, today the House has...



    A picture of Representative Doris O. Matsui

    Representative Doris O. Matsui

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    Party:

    Date: 2016-05-25

    MATSUI. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to the House amendment to S. 2012, the Energy Policy Modernization Act. Although this bill contains some important provisions overall, it raises barriers...



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    Representative Kevin McCarthy

    From: CA District 23

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2016-05-25

    McCARTHY. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, there are places in this world that hold people's imagination--Washington, D.C., New York City, and Paris, the great rolling...



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    Representative Mike Thompson

    From: CA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    THOMPSON of California. Mr. Speaker, I thank my friend for yielding time. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to the amendment to the Senate bill that is before us. California is in a true state of...



    A picture of Representative Mark DeSaulnier

    Representative Mark DeSaulnier

    From: CA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    DeSAULNIER. I thank my colleague. I will try to be brief. Mr. Speaker, this debate reminds me of the old expression by Mark Twain that, in California, whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting. ...



    A picture of Representative Loretta Sanchez

    Representative Loretta Sanchez

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    Party:

    Date: 2016-05-25

    SANCHEZ of California. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express my concerns with the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016. This bill passed the Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support; however this...



    A picture of Representative Scott H. Peters

    Representative Scott H. Peters

    From: CA District 52

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    PETERS. Mr. Speaker, I have a motion to commit at the desk. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is the gentleman opposed to the bill? Mr. PETERS. I am opposed in its current form. The SPEAKER pro tempore. The...



    A picture of Representative James P. McGovern

    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I demand a recorded vote. A recorded vote was ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. This is a 5-minute vote. The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--ayes 241,...



    A picture of Representative Bobby L. Rush

    Representative Bobby L. Rush

    From: IL District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2016-05-25

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