H.R. 2231 (113th): Offshore Energy and Jobs Act

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to increase energy exploration and production on the Outer Continental Shelf, provide for equitable revenue sharing for all coastal States, implement the reorganization of the functions of the former Minerals Management Service into distinct and separate agencies, and for other purposes.

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Jun 4, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 28, 2013 but was never passed by the Senate.


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Jun 4, 2013

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Jun 12, 2013
Reported by Committee

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Jun 28, 2013
Passed House

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H.R. 2231 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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