H.R. 1163 (105th): To amend title 10, United States Code, to transfer jurisdiction over Naval Oil Shale Reserves Numbered 1 and 3 to the Secretary of the Interior and to authorize the leasing of such reserves for oil and gas exploration and production.


Mar 20, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 20, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joel Hefley

Representative for Colorado's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 20, 1997
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3/20/1997--Introduced.Directs the Secretary of Energy to transfer to the Secretary of the Interior administrative jurisdiction over all public domain lands included within:(1) Oil Shale Reserve Numbered 1; and(2) the undeveloped ... Read more >

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Mar 20, 1997

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H.R. 1119 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 18, 1997

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