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Jul 20, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on August 1, 2006 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from New Mexico
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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2006
Length: 19 pages
A bill to enhance the energy independence and security of the United States by providing for exploration, development, and production activities for mineral resources in the Gulf of Mexico, and for other purposes.
8/1/2006--Passed Senate without amendment.Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 - Instructs the Secretary of the Interior to offer the 181 Area and the 181 South Area for oil ... Read more >
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3711”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3711 — 109th Congress: Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s3711
“S. 3711 — 109th Congress: Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s3711>
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