Responsible Federal Oil and Gas Lease Act
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The bill, which was introduced June 12, 2008, hoped to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from issuing new Federal oil and gas leases to holders of existing leases who do not diligently develop the lands subject to such existing leases or relinquish such leases, and for other purposes.
House of Representatives Action
The House of Representatives voted on H.R. 6251 on June 26, 2008.
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- Name of bill: Responsible Federal Oil and Gas Lease Act
- Chamber: U.S. House of Representatives
- Roll call number: 469
- Congress number: 110th
- Session number: 2
- Vote link: U.S. House of Representatives record vote 469, 110th Congress, Session 2
Scorecard: National Journal 2008 House Scorecard
Org. position: Nay
"Require current holders of oil and gas exploration leases to use or lose" those leases before they can receive new ones. June 26. (223-195; 279 votes required in this case to pass under suspension of the rules)""
(Original scorecard available at: http://www.nationaljournal.com/njmagazine/cs_20090228_4813.php)