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S.176: A bill to reject the final 5-year Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program for fiscal years 2013 through 2018 of the Administration and replace the plan with a 5-year plan that is more in line with the energy and economic needs of the United States.

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Sponsor David Vitter, R-La.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 29, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 29, 2013
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Bill Summary

Deems the Draft Proposed Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program 2010-2015, issued by the Secretary of the Interior, to be the final oil and gas leasing program for the period FY2013-FY2018.

Considers the Secretary to have issued a final environmental impact statement to the FY2013-FY2018 oil and gas leasing program in accordance with certain requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.

Excludes Lease Sales 214, 232, and 239, from the FY2013-FY2018 final oil and gas leasing program.

Declares that this Act does not affect restrictions on oil and gas leasing under the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 29, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.