Summary: H.R.4888 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/29/2018)

Safe Coasts, Oceans, And Seaside Towns Act or the Safe COAST Act

This bill provides statutory authority for specified safety regulations that govern offshore oil and gas production in the Outer Continental Shelf and provide protections for human, marine, and coastal environments.

The Department of the Interior must contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to complete the study titled "Review and Update of Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Offshore Oil and Gas Operations Inspection Program" within 21 months.