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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Number Date Offered Status Purpose
 
H.Amdt 244 Jun 28th Fail An amendment numbered 11 printed in Part B of House Report 113-131 to ensure Section 203, relating to oil and gas lease sales in the Southern California planning area, and Title III, relating to OCS revenue sharing with coastal states, have no force or effect. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 243 Jun 28th Offered An amendment numbered 10 printed in Part B of House Report 113-131 to ensure that no portion of this legislation is construed as affecting the right of any state to prohibit the management, leasing, developing, and use of lands (including offshore oil drilling) beneath navigable waters within its boundaries. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 242 Jun 28th Pass An amendment numbered 9 printed in Part B of House Report 113-131 to provide that all claims arising from projects taking place due to the underlying bill be filed within 60 days and resolved within 180 days. It would also place restrictions on appeals and institute a "loser pays" requirement on individuals or entities filing suit, except in specified circumstances, and stipulate that the amendment only applies to individuals or entities which are not party to the pending leases. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 241 Jun 28th Fail An amendment numbered 8 printed in Part B of House Report 113-131 to prohibit offshore oil and gas leases in Bristol Bay off the coast of Alaska. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 240 Jun 27th Pass An amendment numbered 7 printed in Part B of House Report 113-131 to require the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to permit seismic testing in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf of the United States by December 31, 2013. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 239 Jun 27th Pass An amendment numbered 6 printed in Part B of House Report 113-131 to stipulate that no later than 60 days after the date of enactment of H.R. 2231, the Secretary of the Interior shall issue rules to provide more clarity, certainty, and stability to the revenue streams contemplated by the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 238 Jun 27th Offered An amendment numbered 5 printed in Part B of House Report 113-131 to lift the offshore energy revenue sharing cap, as provided by the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006, from $500 million to $999 million for each of fiscal years 2024 through 2055. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 237 Jun 27th Pass An amendment numbered 4 printed in Part B of House Report 113-131 to limit Bureau of Ocean Energy and Ocean Energy Safety Service activities related to the National Ocean Policy developed under Executive Order 13547. The amendment requires a report be submitted to Congress identifying expenditures for fiscal years 2011-2013 by the Bureau of Ocean Energy, Ocean Energy Safety Service, and their predecessor agencies. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 236 Jun 27th Pass An amendment numbered 3 printed in Part B of House Report 113-131 to prohibit the authorizing of leases under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to any person in violation of various Iranian sanctions. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 235 Jun 27th Fail An amendment numbered 2 printed in Part B of House Report 113-131 to strike section 204 because it eliminates environmental evaluation typically provided by an Environmental Impact Study (EIS) and because conducting a single multisale EIS for decisions with different timelines creates unnecessary conflicts in the EIS process. (View on THOMAS)

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