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To approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.

S 1 : Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act

STATUS

Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S40-41) January 6, 2015

Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 1. January 7, 2015

Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S85; text: CR S85) January 8, 2015

Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S69-72, S85-94) January 8, 2015

Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S121-128) January 9, 2015

Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 63 - 32. Record Vote Number: 3. (consideration: CR S145-146; text: CR S145) January 12, 2015

Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S136-146) January 12, 2015

Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S184-197) January 13, 2015

Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S184) January 13, 2015

Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S162-174, S181-184) January 13, 2015

Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S221-235) January 16, 2015

Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S255-259, S260-272) January 20, 2015

Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S311-321, S323-338) January 21, 2015

Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S407-408; text: CR S407-408) January 22, 2015

Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S372-376, S376-383, S387-388, S390-404, S404-408) January 22, 2015

Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked (Record Vote No. 30) entered in Senate. (consideration: CR S455) January 26, 2015

Cloture on the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 39. Record Vote Number: 30. (consideration: CR S455; text: CR S455) January 26, 2015

Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S449-460) January 26, 2015

Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S497-503, S503-537) January 27, 2015

Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S555-577) January 28, 2015

Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 62 - 36. Record Vote Number: 49. (text: CR S637-641) January 29, 2015

Upon reconsideration, cloture on the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 62 - 35. Record Vote Number: 45. (consideration: CR S626; text: CR S626) January 29, 2015

Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the measure (Roll Call Vote No. 30) agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. January 29, 2015

Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the measure (Roll Call Vote No. 30) agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S626) January 29, 2015

Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S620-645) January 29, 2015

Message on Senate action sent to the House. January 30, 2015

Received in the House. January 30, 2015

Held at the desk. January 30, 2015

Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 100 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of S. 1 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. After disposition of the previous question, the resolution allows for one motion to commit during consideration of S. 1. The resolution also provides for proceedings during the period from Feb. 16, 2015 through Feb. 23, 2015. February 10, 2015

Rule H. Res. 100 passed House. February 11, 2015

Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 100. (consideration: CR H947-960) February 11, 2015

The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H958) February 11, 2015

Mrs. Capps moved to commit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (consideration: CR H958; text: CR H958) February 11, 2015

On motion to commit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 181 - 241 (Roll no. 74). (consideration: CR H959-960) February 11, 2015

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 270 - 152 (Roll no. 75). (text: CR H947-950) February 11, 2015

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. February 11, 2015

The previous question on the motion to commit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H959) February 11, 2015

DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to commit with instructions, pending the reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to require that TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P. pay for any oil spill cleanup on American soil. The point of order was subsequently withdrawn. February 11, 2015

DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 100, the House proceeded with one hour of debate on S. 1. February 11, 2015

Rule provides for consideration of S. 1 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. After disposition of the previous question, the resolution allows for one motion to commit during consideration of S. 1. The resolution also provides for proceedings during the period from Feb. 16, 2015 through Feb. 23, 2015. February 11, 2015

Veto message received in Senate. Ordered held at the desk. February 24, 2015

Presented to President. February 24, 2015

Vetoed by President. (text of veto message: CR S1073) February 24, 2015

Cloture motion on veto message presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S1215; text: CR S1215) March 2, 2015

Veto Message considered in Senate. March 2, 2015

Message on Senate action sent to the House. March 4, 2015

Failed of passage in Senate over veto by Yea-Nay Vote. 62 - 37. Record Vote Number: 68. March 4, 2015

Cloture motion on veto message withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (consideration: CR S1274) March 4, 2015

Veto Message considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S1274-1285, S1274) March 4, 2015

Legislation to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. 

Bill Sponsor

Sen. John Hoeven (R ND)

Bill Cosponsors (59)

Sen. Joe Manchin III (D WV)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R AK)
Rep. Joe Donnelly (D IN-2)
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R KY)
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D ND)
Sen. John Thune (R SD)
Sen. Jon Tester (D MT)
Sen. John Barrasso (R WY)
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D MO)
Sen. Roy Blunt (R MO)
Sen. Mark Warner (D VA)
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R SC)
Sen. Orrin G. Hatch (R UT)
Sen. Roger Wicker (R MS)
Sen. Richard C. Shelby (R AL)
Sen. Ronald Johnson (R WI)
Sen. John Cornyn (R TX)
Sen. Ted Cruz (R TX)
Sen. Johnny Isakson (R GA)
Sen. Mark Kirk (R IL)
Sen. Rob Portman (R OH)
Sen. Dean Heller (R NV)
Rep. Jeff Flake (R AZ-6)
Sen. Marco Rubio (R FL)
Sen. Pat Roberts (R KS)
Sen. James M. Inhofe (R OK)
Sen. Pat Toomey (R PA)
Sen. John Boozman (R AR)
Sen. Jim Risch (R ID)
Sen. Jerry Moran (R KS)
Rep. Tim Scott (R SC-1)
Sen. Mike Lee (R UT)
Sen. Susan M. Collins (R ME)
Sen. Richard M. Burr (R NC)
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R TN)
Sen. Bob Corker (R TN)
Sen. Michael D. Crapo (R ID)
Sen. Deb Fischer (R NE)
Sen. David Vitter (R LA)
Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R IA)
Sen. Dan Coats (R IN)
Sen. John McCain (R AZ)
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R AL)
Sen. Thad Cochran (R MS)
Sen. Michael B. Enzi (R WY)
Sen. Rand Paul (R KY)
Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R NH)
Rep. Steve Daines (MT-0)
Rep. Tom Cotton (AR-4)
Rep. Bill Cassidy (R LA-6)
Sen. Mike Rounds (R SD)
Sen. Dan Sullivan (R AK)
Rep. James Lankford (R OK-5)
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R WV-2)
Rep. Cory Gardner (R CO-4)
Sen. David Perdue (R GA)
Sen. Joni Ernst (R IA)
Sen. Thom Tillis (R NC)
Sen. Ben Sasse (R NE)