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H.R.70: Deficit Reduction, Job Creation, and Energy Security Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about energy
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Sponsor Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 3, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 4, 2013
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Bill Summary

Deficit Reduction, Job Creation, and Energy Security Act - Requires the Secretary of the Interior to conduct oil and gas lease sales under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act for an additional 10% of acreage of the outer Continental Shelf proposed to be leased under the Proposed Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2012-2017. Requires: (1) such additional acreage to be known as the Deficit Reduction Acreage, and (2) the Secretary to lease at least 20% of such Deficit Reduction Acreage in each such year.

Establishes the Deficit Reduction Energy Security Fund. Requires all sums due under Deficit Reduction Acreage lease sales during the 15 fiscal years beginning when sums are first received from such sales to be deposited into such Fund.

Establishes the Coastal and Ocean Sustainability and Health Fund to be administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for: (1) the Coastal and Ocean Disaster Grant Program for restoring...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment.
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Jan. 31, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Jan. 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
Jan. 3, 2013 Referred to House Transportation and Infrastructure
Jan. 3, 2013 Referred to House Science, Space, and Technology
Jan. 3, 2013 Referred to House Natural Resources