H.R.1230 - Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act

To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct certain offshore oil and gas lease sales, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)

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  • Official: To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct certain offshore oil and gas lease sales, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act as introduced.
  • Short: Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act as reported to house.
  • Short: Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act as passed house.

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Representative

Doc Hastings

R-WA

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Result: Passed - May 05, 2011

Roll call number 298 in the House

Question: On Passage: H R 1230 Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act

 

Official Summary

Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act - (Sec. 2) Directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct specified proposed offshore oil and gas lease sales as follows: (1) lease sale 216 in the Central Gulf of Mexico within four months after enactment of this Act; (2) lease sale 218 in the

Official Summary

Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act -

(Sec. 2)

Directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct specified proposed offshore oil and gas lease sales as follows:
(1) lease sale 216 in the Central Gulf of Mexico within four months after enactment of this Act;
(2) lease sale 218 in the Western Gulf of Mexico within eight months after enactment of this Act;
(3) lease sale 220 on the Outer Continental Shelf offshore Virginia within one year after enactment of this Act; and
(4) lease sale 222 in the Central Gulf of Mexico no later than June 1, 2012.

(Sec. 4)

Prohibits the Secretary from making any Offshore Virginia tract available for leasing if it would conflict with military operations. Declares that, for purposes of such proposed lease sales, specified Environmental Impact Statements are deemed to satisfy the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.1230

  • Shallow Water Energy Security Coalition
  • American Petroleum Institute
  • American Gas Association
  • American Energy Alliance
  • Consumer Energy Alliance
  • American Conservative Union
  • ...and 28 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing H.R.1230

  • Alaska Wilderness League
  • Bedford Global Warming Action Coalition
  • Cape & Islands Self-Releance Corp.
  • Center for Biological Diversity
  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation
  • Clean Ocean Action
  • ...and 41 more. See all.


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