S. 3516 (111th): Outer Continental Shelf Reform Act of 2010


Jun 21, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 30, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Bingaman

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2010
Length: 88 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to reform the management of energy and mineral resources on the Outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/28/2010--Reported to Senate amended.Outer Continental Shelf Reform Act of 2010 - Section5 - Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) to establish two bureaus to implement leasing, permitting, and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 21, 2010

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Jun 30, 2010
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3516”). 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 (2D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 917 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 9, 2011

S. 3663 (Related)
Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Company Accountability Act of 2010

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2010

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