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Referred in Senate (12/08/2011)


112th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2360


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

December 8, 2011

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


AN ACT

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to extend the Constitution, laws, and jurisdiction of the United States to installations and devices attached to the seabed of the Outer Continental Shelf for the production and support of production of energy from sources other than oil and gas, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Providing for Our Workforce and Energy Resources Act” or the “POWER Act”.

SEC. 2. Extension of Constitution, laws, and jurisdiction of the United States to energy facilities and devices on the Outer Continental Shelf.

Section 4(a)(1) of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1333(a)(1)) is amended by—

(1) inserting “or producing or supporting production of energy from sources other than oil and gas” after “therefrom”;

(2) inserting “or transmitting such energy” after “transporting such resources”; and

(3) inserting “and other energy” after “That mineral”.

Passed the House of Representatives December 7, 2011.

    Attest: karen l. haas,   
    Clerk.