H.R.1230 - Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hastings, Doc [R-WA-4] (Introduced 03/29/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 112-68|
|Latest Action:||05/05/2011 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||05/05/2011 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.R.1230 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (05/05/2011)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)
Restarting American Offshore Leasing Now Act - (Sec. 2) Directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct specified proposed offshore oil and gas lease sales as follows: (1) lease sale 216 in the Central Gulf of Mexico within four months after enactment of this Act; (2) lease sale 218 in the Western Gulf of Mexico within eight months after enactment of this Act; (3) lease sale 220 on the Outer Continental Shelf offshore Virginia within one year after enactment of this Act; and (4) lease sale 222 in the Central Gulf of Mexico no later than June 1, 2012.
(Sec. 4) Prohibits the Secretary from making any Offshore Virginia tract available for leasing if it would conflict with military operations.
Declares that, for purposes of such proposed lease sales, specified Environmental Impact Statements are deemed to satisfy the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.