H.R.291: Coastal Economies Protection Act

About This Bill

Bill Summary

Coastal Economies Protection Act This bill prohibits the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management from offering any tract for oil and gas leasing or preleasing until June 30, 2029, in the following areas: the North Atlantic planning area, the Mid-Atlantic planning area, the South Atlantic planning area, the Straits of Florida planning area, or the Eastern Gulf of Mexico planning area that is within 125 miles of the coastline of Florida.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 5
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Jan. 8
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Jan. 8

Introduced in the House by Joe Cunningham (D-S.C.)

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