About This Bill
- Introduced Jan. 8, 2019
- Latest Major Action Feb. 5, 2019
- See the four similar bills introduced in other congresses.
13 (10 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
- Francis Rooney (R-Fla.)
- Charlie Crist (D-Fla.)
- Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.)
- Lois Frankel (D-Fla.)
- Ted Deutch (D-Fla.)
- Stephanie Murphy (D-Fla.)
- Val Demings (D-Fla.)
- Alcee L. Hastings (D-Fla.)
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.)
- Darren Soto (D-Fla.)
- Donna Shalala (D-Fla.)
- Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-Fla.)
- Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.)
Florida Coastal Protection Act This bill prohibits the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management from offering any tract for oil and gas leasing or preleasing in the following areas: the Eastern Gulf of Mexico Planning Area that is within 125 miles of the coastline of Florida, the South Atlantic Planning Area that is south of 30 degrees 43 minutes North Latitude, or the Straits of Florida Planning Area.
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Introduced in the House by Kathy Castor (D-Fla.)