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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.
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Jul 20, 2006
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Jul 21, 2006
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Aug 1, 2006
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.
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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.
14 cosponsors (13R, 1D)
Jul 26, 2006 10:05 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 86/12
Jul 31, 2006 5:31 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 72/23
Aug 1, 2006 5:09 p.m.
Bill Passed 71/25
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s3711>
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