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Short Titles as Introduced

Coastal States Protection Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to cease mineral leasing activity on submerged land of the Outer Continental Shelf that is adjacent to a coastal State that has declared a moratorium on such activity, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/14/1998Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
06/09/1998Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4298)
Action By: House of Representatives
05/21/1998Executive Comment Requested from Interior.
05/21/1998Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Action By: Committee on Resources
05/14/1998Referred to the House Committee on Resources.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/14/1998Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (24)


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Resources05/14/1998 Referred to
House Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources05/21/1998 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/14/1998)

Coastal States Protection Act - Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from issuing a lease for mineral exploration, development, or production on submerged lands of the Outer Continental Shelf that are seaward or adjacent to lands beneath navigable waters of a coastal State whose Governor has placed a moratorium on such activities with respect to oil, gas, or other minerals.