H.R. 1229 (112th): Putting the Gulf of Mexico Back to Work Act

Introduced:

Mar 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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.

Sponsor:

Doc Hastings

Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 16, 2011
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

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History

Mar 29, 2011
 
Introduced

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Apr 13, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

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May 11, 2011
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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