To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to facilitate the safe and timely production of American energy resources from the Gulf of Mexico, to require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct certain offshore oil and gas lease sales, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 16, 2011
Length: 14 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 11, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.
Statement of Administration Policy
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Mar 29, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 13, 2011
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
May 5, 2011
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 245 (112th).
May 11, 2011
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.R. 1229 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1229. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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