US HB3585 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on June 27 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-16 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

BEACHES in Florida Act Bolstering Economies, Anglers, Coastal Habitats, Ecosystems and Security in Florida Act This bill prohibits oil and gas exploration and leasing on the Outer Continental Shelf off the coast of Florida. Specifically, the bill establishes a moratorium through June 30, 2029, on oil and gas exploration and leasing in the (1) Straits of Florida Planning Area, and (2) South Atlantic Planning Area that is south of the northernmost lateral seaward administrative boundary of Florida. The bill also extends to June 30, 2029, the moratorium on oil and gas exploration and leasing in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida.

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Title

BEACHES in Florida Act Bolstering Economies, Anglers, Coastal Habitats, Ecosystems and Security in Florida Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-16HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
2019-06-27HouseReferred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
2019-06-27HouseIntroduced in House

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