S. 3239 (110th): Responsible Federal Oil and Gas Lease Act


Jul 10, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 10, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Russell Feingold

Senator from Wisconsin



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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2008
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from issuing new Federal oil and gas leases to holders of existing leases who do not diligently develop the land subject to the existing leases or relinquish the leases, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/10/2008--Introduced.Responsible Federal Oil and Gas Lease Act - Prohibits the Secretary of the Interior from authorizing any new lease for exploration or production of oil or natural gas unless the ... Read more >

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Jul 10, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3239”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1623 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 6, 2009

H.R. 6251 (Related)
Responsible Federal Oil and Gas Lease Act

Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Jun 26, 2008

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