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- 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 ...
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Jul 10, 2008
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Aug 6, 2009
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1623 (111th).
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.
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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
Responsible Federal Oil and Gas Lease Act
Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Jun 26, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3239 — 110th Congress: Responsible Federal Oil and Gas Lease Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s3239
“S. 3239 — 110th Congress: Responsible Federal Oil and Gas Lease Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s3239>
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