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S.45: West Coast Ocean Protection Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about energy
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Sponsor Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 5 (All Democrats)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

West Coast Ocean Protection Act of 2013 - Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from issuing a lease for the exploration, development, or production of oil or natural gas in any area of the outer Continental Shelf off the coast of California, Oregon, or Washington.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.