US SB1523 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 12-1)
Status: Introduced on May 16 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-05-16 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Pending: Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Stop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act of 2019 This bill addresses oil and gas leasing in Arctic areas of the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The bill declares that it is the policy of the United States that the Arctic Ocean should be managed for the best interests of the people of the United States, including by keeping fossil fuels in the ground to avoid the dangerous impacts of climate change. The Department of the Interior is prohibited from issuing or extending a lease or any other authorization for the exploration, development, or production of oil, natural gas, or any other mineral in Arctic areas of the OCS.

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Title

Stop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-16SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Same As/Similar To

HB309 (Similar To) 2019-02-05 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

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