S. 3438 (112th): Offshore Petroleum Expansion Now Act of 2012

A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to implement the Proposed Final Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program: 2012-2017 and conduct additional oil and gas lease sales to promote offshore energy development in the United States for a more secure energy future, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jul 25, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 25, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lisa Murkowski

Senator from Alaska



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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2012
Length: 11 pages


Jul 25, 2012

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S. 3438 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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