H.R.6566: American Energy Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about energy
  • Introduced July 22, 2008
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 4, 2008

Bill Cosponsors

147 (All Republicans)

Bill Summary

American Energy Act - Deep Ocean Energy Resources Act of 2008 - Amends the Submerged Lands Act (SLA) regarding delineation of offshore state boundaries with respect to the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), as well as related oil and gas mineral rights.Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to: (1) allow the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) to grant natural gas leases in the outer Continental Shelf (OCS); and (2) revise...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, Armed Services, Oversight and Government Reform, and Science and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Natural Resources
Referred to House Judiciary
Referred to House Ways and Means
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials.
Referred to House Armed Services
Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
Referred to House Science and Technology
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Readiness.
July 22, 2008

Introduced in the House by John A. Boehner (R-Ohio)

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