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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Latest Amendment Status Purpose View All Amendments [11]
 
H.Amdt 244 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.
H.Amdt 243 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.
H.Amdt 242 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.
Latest Actions View All Actions [58]
 
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.

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Result: Passed - June 28, 2013

Roll call number 304 in the House

Question: On Passage: H R 2231 Offshore Energy and Jobs Act

 

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