H.R. 4783 (109th): Permanent Protection for Florida Act of 2006


Feb 16, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 16, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James “Jim” Davis

Representative for Florida's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2006
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit offshore drilling on the outer Continental Shelf off the State of Florida, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/16/2006--Introduced.Permanent Protection for Florida Act of 2006 - Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from issuing a lease for the exploration, development, ... Read more >

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Feb 16, 2006

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4783”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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S. 2239 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 1, 2006

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