H.R. 5102 (111th): United States Exploration on Idle Tracts Act


Apr 21, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 21, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 21, 2010
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish an annual production incentive fee with respect to Federal onshore and offshore lands that are subject to a lease for production of oil or natural gas under which production is not occurring, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/21/2010--Introduced.United States Exploration on Idle Tracts Act or USE IT Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations to establish a specified graduated annual production incentive fee ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 21, 2010

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5102”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


11 cosponsors (11D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 927 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 2011

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