H.R.1596 - Alternative Energy Enhancement Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Alexander, Rodney [R-LA-5] (Introduced 04/13/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Resources|
|Latest Action:||04/18/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.|
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Summary: H.R.1596 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/13/2005)
Alternative Energy Enhancement Act of 2005 - Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant a lease, easement, right-of-way, license, or permit on the outer Continental Shelf for activities not otherwise authorized under specified statutes if those activities support or promote: (1) exploration, development, production, transportation, or storage of oil, natural gas, or other minerals; (2) production, transportation, or transmission of energy from sources other than oil and gas; or (3) use, for energy-related or marine-related purposes, of facilities in use on or before enactment this Act.
Prescribes implementation and payment procedures.
Declares this Act inapplicable to any area on the outer Continental Shelf designated as a National Marine Sanctuary.