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Recent Votes

Date Question Position Result
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 62 (Takano) to H.R. 21: To add a consideration paragraph stating the Secretary shall consider the number of inactive but approved Federal oil and gas leases and permits to drill issued before the date of enactment of the subsection.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 59 (Cicilline) to H.R. 21: To add additional limitations to the plan.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 58 (Vasquez) to H.R. 21: To strike all after the enacting clause and insert a section titled Domestic Oil and Gas for the SPR.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 57 (Vasquez) to H.R. 21: To add at the end of the bill an effective date section stating that it shall not take effect until the Secretary of Energy, in consultation with the Secretary of the Interior, publishes a report on the number, location,
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 56 (Porter) to H.R. 21: To provide that the plan shall not provide financial benefit to any entity which is allowed any allowance for depletion which is determined under section 613 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 55 (Lee) to H.R. 21: To add a new subsection within paragraph (2) to increase in Federal lands described in paragraph (1) that have no or low potential for oil and gas development.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 54 (Scholten) to H.R. 21: To insert language stating that if the Secretary determines a situation exists in which a delay in executing a drawdown of petroleum products in the Reserve in order to comply with paragraph (1) with increase gas prices.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 53 (Manning) to H.R. 21: To exclude the submerged lands of the Outer Continental Shelf from the plan.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 50 (Casten) to H.R. 21: To remove the word "gas" from the leasing of oil and gas production.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 49 (Casten) to H.R. 21: To make sundry amendments to the bill.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 48 (Casten) to H.R. 21: To make sundry amendments to the bill and add a subparagraph titled "Participation by Fossil Industry Entities".
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 47 (Ross) to H.R. 21: To add an exclusion paragraph stating that the plan in paragraph (1) shall not include any tracts where oil or gas production would harass or take a North Atlantic Right Whale.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 46 (Jackson Lee) to H.R. 21: To add a paragraph within Section 2 that paragraph (1) shall not take effect until the Secretary submits to Congress a report on the necessity of acting under the authority of this section to refill the Reserve.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 45 (Jackson Lee) to H.R. 21: To include additional language excluding instances when the Secretary may not execute the first drawdown of petroleum products in the Reserve and changes the effective date of the bill.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 44 (Ocasio-Cortez) to H.R. 21: To limit the plan where oil and gas leasing would be inconsistent with the goals of the Paris Climate Accords.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 43 (Ocasio-Cortez) to H.R. 21: To limit the plan that, if leased for oil and gas production, to not increasing net carbon emissions.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 42 (Ocasio-Cortez) to H.R. 21: To limit the plan to include the lease of any land for oil or gas production to a company that has purchased an equity security of the company listed on a national securities exchange.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 40 (Magaziner) to H.R. 21: To insert a new effective date of paragraph (1) to not take effect until the date on which the Secretary determines that implementation of paragraph (1) will not negatively affect consumers homes that are heated using h
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 39 (Magaziner) to H.R. 21: To exclude anything in section 2 from being construed as an impact to the authority of the President or Secretary of Energy to initiate a drawdown of petroleum products from the Reserve in order to lower gas prices.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 52 (Schneider) to H.R. 21: To exclude oil and gas leasing in the Great Lakes from the plan.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 51 (Wasserman Schultz) to H.R. 21: To exclude the Big Cypress National Reserve.
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 38 (Payne) to H.R. 21: To add a new section at the end Rule of Construction with Respect to Environmental Justice relating to communities of color and low-wealth communities which face the greatest harms due to climate change and greenhouse gas e
No Failed
1/27/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 37 (Lee) to H.R. 21: To add a new paragraph titled Effective Date, stating that the plan will take effect on the date the Secretary certifies that any increase in the percentage of Federal lands leased for oil and gas production would not perpetu
No Failed
1/26/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 36 (Garcia) to H.R. 21: To insert a new effective date of paragraph (1) to not take effect until a certification is submitted to Congress that any increase in the percentage of Federal lands leased for oil and gas production will not result in an
No Failed
1/26/23 On the Amendment in the House
H.Amdt. 35 (Cohen) to H.R. 21: To add additional limitations to the plan.
No Failed