About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to authorize the conduct of certain lease sales in the Outer Continental Shelf, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to modify the requirements for exploration, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
5/11/2011--Introduced.Offshore Production and Safety Act of 2011 - Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary) to require an exploration plan to incorporate ...
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May 11, 2011
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May 12, 2011
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 953”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
22 cosponsors (22R)
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Last Action: May 11, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 953 — 112th Congress: Offshore Production and Safety Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s953
“S. 953 — 112th Congress: Offshore Production and Safety Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s953>
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