Full Committee Vote on H.R. 3301, H.R. 4342, and H.R. 4572

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 4:00pm and Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 10:00am
2123 Rayburn
Background Documents and Information: 

“Next week we will continue our efforts to modernize government for the innovation era as we consider a package of bills to address emerging challenges and opportunities,” said committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI). “The bipartisan North American Energy Infrastructure Act, a critical part of our effort to construct the Architecture of Abundance, will update the approval process for cross-border energy projects so we can better utilize our continent’s growing energy resources. The DOTCOM Act will help protect the future of the Internet by ensuring responsible oversight of the Domain Name System. Additionally, we will vote on legislation to reauthorize the satellite television law, which is critical to ensuring that Americans who rely on satellite television services continue to receive the content of their choosing.”

Markup Notice

Background Memo (Addendum)

H.R. 3301, The North American Energy Infrastructure Act (H.R. 3301 as teported out of the Energy and Commerce Committee)

H.R. 4342, the Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters (DOTCOM) Act

H.R. 4572, the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act, Reauthorization

To read a press release on the committee's approval of H.R. 3301 click here

To read a press release on the committee's approval of H.R. 4342 and H.R. 4572, click here.

Transcript (Day 1)

Transcript (Day 2)

Amendments & Votes: 

H.R. 3301, the "North American Energy Infrastructure Act"

Author Description and Link to Text Outcome  Vote
Upton Regarding permits for cross border oil and natural gas pipelines and electricity transmission facilities  Agreed To Voice Vote
McNerney  Strikes section 4 Not Agreed To Voice Vote
Welch Regarding modifications to existing projects Withdrawn  
Waxman Regarding exclusions from the authorization of certain energy infrastructure projects  Not Agreed To 16-27
Dingell Regarding the authorization of certain energy infrastructure projects Not Agreed To 21-29

H.R. 3301, was approved, as amended by a vote of 31-19

H.R. 4342, the "Domain Openess Through Continued Oversight Matters Act of 2014"

Author Description and Link to Text Outcome Vote
Eshoo Regarding findings and a policy statement Not Agreed To 21-28
Doyle Regarding a GAO report Not Agreed To 20-30

H.R. 4342, was approved, as amended by a voice vote

H.R. 4572, to Reauthorize the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act 2010

Author Description and Link to Text Outcome Vote
Lujan/Gardner Regarding an FCC report Agreed To Voice Vote

H.R. 4572, was approved, as amended by a voice vote

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