H.R.5014 - PROTECT Florida Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4] (Introduced 02/14/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/22/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5014 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/14/2018)
Preserving Recreation, Oceans, Tourism, Environment, and Coastal Towns in Florida Act or the PROTECT Florida Act
This bill extends the moratorium until June 30, 2029, on oil and gas exploration, preleasing or leasing in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico.
The bill amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to establish a moratorium until June 30, 2029, on oil and gas exploration, preleasing or leasing in the (1) Straits of Florida Planning Area, and (2) the area in the South Atlantic Planning Area that is south of the northernmost lateral seaward administrative boundary of Florida.