H.R.3585 - Bolstering Economies, Anglers, Coastal Habitats, Ecosystems and Security in Florida Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4] (Introduced 06/27/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/16/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3585 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/27/2019)
Bolstering Economies, Anglers, Coastal Habitats, Ecosystems and Security in Florida Act or the BEACHES in Florida Act
This bill prohibits oil and gas exploration and leasing on the Outer Continental Shelf off the coast of Florida.
Specifically, the bill establishes a moratorium through June 30, 2029, on oil and gas exploration and leasing in the (1) Straits of Florida Planning Area, and (2) South Atlantic Planning Area that is south of the northernmost lateral seaward administrative boundary of Florida. The bill also extends to June 30, 2029, the moratorium on oil and gas exploration and leasing in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida.