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Titles (13)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Reported to House

SECURE American Energy Act
Strengthening the Economy with Critical Untapped Resources to Expand American Energy Act

Short Titles as Reported to House for portions of this bill
  • ASTRO Act
  • Accessing Strategic Resources Offshore Act
  • ONSHORE Act
  • Opportunities for the Nation and States to Harness Onshore Resources for Energy Act

Short Titles as Introduced

SECURE American Energy Act
Strengthening the Economy with Critical Untapped Resources to Expand American Energy Act

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • ASTRO Act
  • Accessing Strategic Resources Offshore Act
  • ONSHORE Act
  • Opportunities for the Nation and States to Harness Onshore Resources for Energy Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To distribute revenues from oil and gas leasing on the outer Continental Shelf to certain coastal States, to require sale of approved offshore oil and gas leases, to promote offshore wind lease sales, and to empower States to manage the development and production of oil and gas on available Federal land, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
11/02/2018Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 115-1000.
11/03/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (7)

Date All Actions
11/02/2018Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 781.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/02/2018Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 115-1000.
11/08/2017Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 14.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
11/08/2017Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
11/07/2017Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
11/03/2017Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/03/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (16)


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Natural Resources11/03/2017 Referred to
11/07/2017 Markup by
11/08/2017 Markup by
11/02/2018 Reported by H. Rept. 115-1000

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Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (11/03/2017)

Strengthening the Economy with Critical Untapped Resources to Expand American Energy Act or the SECURE American Energy Act

Accessing Strategic Resources Offshore Act or the ASTRO Act

This bill addresses offshore and onshore oil and gas resources on the outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and other federal lands.

The bill amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to establish a revenue sharing framework to distribute revenues collected from oil and gas leasing on the OCS to certain states (Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Alaska). The bill also increases, for FY2029-FY2059, the amount of qualified OCS revenues available for distribution to Gulf producing states (Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas).

The bill limits the President's authority to prohibit oil and gas leasing on the OCS.

Under the bill, the Department of the Interior must conduct wind lease sales on the OCS off the coast of California and Hawaii.

Opportunities for the Nation and States to Harness Onshore Resources for Energy Act or the ONSHORE Act

The bill allows states with an established permitting and regulatory programs to manage certain federal permitting and regulatory responsibilities for oil and gas development on federal lands within their borders. The bill amends the Mineral Leasing Act to provide a mechanism for states to receive their entitled percentage of sales, bonuses, royalties, and rentals for all public land or deposits located in the state.

Interior must defer to state regulations, guidance, and permit requirements for all activities regarding hydraulic fracturing relating to oil, gas, or geothermal production activities on federal land.