H.R. 4761 (109th): Deep Ocean Energy Resources Act of 2006


Feb 15, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 29, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.


Bobby Jindal

Representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 5, 2006
Length: 128 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for exploration, development, and production activities for mineral resources on the outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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Feb 15, 2006

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Jun 21, 2006
Reported by Committee

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Jun 29, 2006
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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114 cosponsors (99R, 15D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Jun 29, 2006 6:57 p.m.
Failed 170/249
Jun 29, 2006 7:04 p.m.
Failed 65/353
Jun 29, 2006 7:21 p.m.
Passed 232/187

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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

H.Res. 897 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4761) to provide for exploration, development, and ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 29, 2006

H.R. 5649 (Related)
Coastal Economic and Environmental Protection Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 20, 2006

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