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S.17: Energy Production and Project Delivery Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about energy
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Sponsor David Vitter, R-La.
Total Cosponsors 23 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 27, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 27, 2013
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Bill Summary

Energy Production and Project Delivery Act of 2013 - Considers that the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) has approved the Draft Proposed Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program 2010-2015 as a final oil and gas leasing program under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act. Deems the Secretary to have issued a final environmental impact statement for such Program under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA).

Directs the Secretary to: (1) conduct a lease sale in each outer Continental Shelf (OCS) planning area for which there is a commercial interest in purchasing federal oil and gas production leases, (2) approve or disapprove a drill permit application within 20 days after submission, and (3) hold Lease Sale 220 for an area offshore of Virginia.

Revises requirements for the distribution of revenues from OCS planning areas and for their allocation among coastal states for FY2024 and ensuing fiscal years.

Directs the Secretary, acti...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 27, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.