To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the leasing of any area of the outer Continental Shelf for the exploration, development, or production of oil, gas, or any other mineral.
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Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2011
Length: 2 pages
Jan 11, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 11, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 6, 2010
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5248 (111th).
Jan 11, 2011
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H.R. 261 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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