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Introduced in House (03/16/2016)

North Carolina Opening Fossil Fuels Safely and Harnessing Opportunities for Robust Employment Act or the NC OFFSHORE Act

This bill requires the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to conduct one oil and gas lease sale off North Carolina's coast every year for five years.

In addition, it protects military operations by allowing BOEM and the Department of Defense to mutually make certain areas off limits to exploration and allows coastal states to receive revenue from offshore energy projects.

This mandate shall take effect not later than two years after enactment of this bill.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
03/16/2016 Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
03/18/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Action By: House Natural Resources
03/16/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/16/2016 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Titles (3)

Short Titles:

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced:

NC OFFSHORE Act
North Carolina Opening Fossil Fuels Safely and Harnessing Opportunities for Robust Employment Act

Official Titles:

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced:

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an oil and gas lease sale for areas off the coast of North Carolina determined by the Secretary to have the most geologically promising hydrocarbon resources, and for other purposes.


Subjects (12)

  • Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Energy revenues and royalties
  • Georgia
  • Marine and coastal resources, fisheries
  • Military operations and strategy
  • North Carolina
  • Oil and gas
  • South Carolina
  • State and local finance
  • Virginia

Cosponsors (0)

No cosponsors.


Committees (1)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Natural Resources03/16/2016 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources03/18/2016 Referred to

Related Bills (0)

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