H.R.205 - Protecting and Securing Florida's Coastline Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rooney, Francis [R-FL-19] (Introduced 01/03/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources | Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Committee Meetings:||06/19/19 10:00AM|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 116-156|
|Committee Prints:||H.Prt. 116-29|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/12/2019 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There have been 2 roll call votes|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.205 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House (09/11/2019)
Protecting and Securing Florida's Coastline Act of 2019
(Sec. 2) This bill permanently extends the moratorium on oil and gas leasing, preleasing, and related activities in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico near the coast of Florida.
(Sec. 4) The Department of the Interior must collect non-refundable fees from the operators of facilities subject to inspection under this bill, including inspection fees for offshore energy facilities and oil drilling rigs. All fees collected must be deposited into the Ocean Energy Safety Fund.
(Sec. 6) Interior must contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to complete the study on the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement Offshore Oil and Gas Operations Inspection Program.