S. 318 (103rd): Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act


Feb 4, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 2, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Johnston Jr.

Senator from Louisiana



Read Text »
Last Updated: Apr 11, 1994
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the energy security of the Nation through encouraging the production of domestic oil and gas resources in deep water on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Gulf of Mexico, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/11/1994--Reported to Senate amended.Outer Continental Shelf Deep Water Royalty Relief Act - Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to reduce or suspend ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 4, 1993

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 2, 1994
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 318”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 158 (104th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 1995

H.R. 1282 (Related)
Outer Continental Shelf Enhanced Exploration and Deep Water Incentives Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 1993

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: