Text: H.R.2945 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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HR 2945 IH
101st CONGRESS
1st Session
 H. R. 2945
To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from issuing oil and gas leases
on certain portions of the Outer Continental Shelf off the State of Florida.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 20, 1989
Mr. IRELAND (for himself, Mr. FASCELL, Mr. YOUNG of Florida, Mr. LEHMAN of
Florida, Mr. BENNETT, Mr. LEWIS of Florida, Mr. NELSON of Florida, Mr. GRANT,
Mr. GOSS, Mr. STEARNS, and Mr. JOHNSTON of Florida) introduced the following
bill; which was referred to the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs
A BILL
To prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from issuing oil and gas leases
on certain portions of the Outer Continental Shelf off the State of Florida.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. PROHIBITION.
  The Secretary of the Interior shall not--
  (1) prepare for, or conduct, any preleasing or leasing activity under the
  Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1331 et seq.) including, but
  not limited to, calls for information, tract selection, notices of sale,
  receipt of bids, and award of leases;
  (2) approve any plan of exploration pursuant to section 11 of the Outer
  Continental Shelf Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1340); or
  (3) approve any development or production plan pursuant to section 25 of
  the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1351),
with respect to any submerged lands of the Outer Continental Shelf (as such
term is defined in section 2(a) of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act
(43 U.S.C. 1331(a)) located south of 26 degrees north latitude and east of
86 degrees west longitude.
SEC. 2. GUIDELINES FOR BUYING BACK EXISTING LEASES.
  The Secretary of the Interior shall issue guidelines for the buying back
  by the United States of any existing oil or gas lease on submerged lands
  described in section 1.