Bill Status
Referred to committee: House Natural Resources; House Oversight and Government Reform; House Ways and Means; House Energy and Commerce; House Armed Services.

06/03/2011: Energy and Power subcommittee hearing held (full hearing video).

The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held the ninth day of its hearing on “The American Energy Initiative” on Friday, June 3, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing focused on policy recommendations in H.R. 909, A Roadmap for America’s Energy Future.

Background Memo

Witness List

Panel One
The Honorable Devin Nunes
California 21st District
U.S. House of Representatives

Panel Two
David Sandalow
Assistant Secretary for Policy and International Affairs
U.S. Department of Energy
Witness Testimony

Thomas Hicks
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy)
Witness Testimony

Panel Three
Neil Auerbach
Managing Partner
Hudson Clean Energy
Witness Testimony

Jack Spencer
Research Fellow, Nuclear Energy
The Heritage Foundation
Witness Testimony

James Bartis
Senior Policy Researcher
RAND Corporation
Witness Testimony

Support for the Energy Roadmap includes the California Independent Petroleum Association (CIPA), Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), National Taxpayers Union (NTU), Americans for Limited Government (ALG), Free Enterprise Nation (FEN), Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), American Conservative Union (ACU), Independent Oil Producers' Agency (IOPA), Montana Association of Oil, Gas, and Coal Counties, California Cotton Growers & Ginners Association. There are 73 cosponsors of the bill.

Historical Background

Bill Text
Short Title- This Act may be cited as `A Roadmap for America's Energy Future' (more).

Legislative Summary

Sec. 101 – Leasing Program Considered Approved
The provision removes any further and unnecessary delay from the implementation of the Draft Proposed OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program 2010-2015, proposed by the previous Administration (more).