CCAGW Annual Ratings

Keystone XL Pipeline -- Production Tax Credit


Heitkamp, D-N.D., amendment no. 133 to the Murkowski, R-Alaska, substitute amendment no. 2. The Heitkamp amendment would express the sense of Congress that the production tax credit should be extended until Jan. 1, 2020 for facilities that use wind energy technology for electricity. The substitute amendment would immediately allow TransCanada to construct, connect, operate and maintain the pipeline and cross-border facilities known as the Keystone XL pipeline.

Note: By unanimous consent, the Senate agreed to raise the majority requirement for adoption of the Heitkamp amendment to 60 votes.

Vote Number: 
Senate Vote 40
Bill Number: 
S 1
CCAGW Position: 
Vote Results: 
Rejected 47-51 : R 3-50; D 42-1; I 2-0