A bill to amend the Mineral Lands Leasing Act of 1920 to reform the onshore oil and gas leasing program.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
100th Congress, 1987–1988
This bill was introduced on September 23, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for West Virginia's 4th congressional district
Jun 30, 1987
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 23, 1987
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
H.R. 2851 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2020). H.R. 2851 — 100th Congress: Federal Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing Reform Act of 1987. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr2851
“H.R. 2851 — 100th Congress: Federal Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing Reform Act of 1987.” www.GovTrack.us. 1987. January 22, 2020 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr2851>
Federal Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing Reform Act of 1987, H.R. 2851, 100th Cong..
|title=H.R. 2851 (100th)
|accessdate=January 22, 2020
|author=100th Congress (1987)
|date=June 30, 1987
|quote=Federal Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing Reform Act of 1987
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.