H.R.2231 - Offshore Energy and Jobs Act

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to increase energy exploration and production on the Outer Continental Shelf, provide for equitable revenue sharing for all coastal States, implement the reorganization of the functions of the former Minerals Management Service into distinct and separate agencies, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)

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  • Short: Offshore Energy and Jobs Act as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to increase energy exploration and production on the Outer Continental Shelf, provide for equitable revenue sharing for all coastal States, implement the reorganization of the functions of the former Minerals Management Service into distinct and separate agencies, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Offshore Energy and Jobs Act as reported to house.
  • Short: Offshore Energy and Jobs Act as passed house.

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Jul 08, 2013Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Jun 28, 2013The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2231.
Jun 28, 2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jun 28, 2013On passage Passed by recorded vote: 235 - 186 (Roll no. 304).
Jun 28, 2013On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 195 - 225, 1 Present (Roll no. 303).
Jun 28, 2013The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
Jun 28, 2013Floor summary: DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Schneider motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to prohibit the issuance of permits or leases for new oil and gas slant, directional or offshore drilling in or under any of the Great Lakes. The Motion would also require that any permit or lease issued pursuant to the bill encourage that all equipment used under drilling permits be made in America and that the holder of the permit avoid outsourcing American jobs.
Jun 28, 2013Mr. Schneider moved to recommit with instructions to Natural Resources.
Jun 28, 2013The House adopted the amendment in the nature of a substitute as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.
Jun 28, 2013The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.

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