H.R. 771: South Carolina Offshore Drilling Act of 2013

Introduced:
Feb 15, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
6% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Jeff Duncan
Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 15, 2013
Length
2 pages
 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 15, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Feb 15, 2013
Referred to Committee Feb 15, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

32% chance of getting past committee.
6% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To establish requirements for oil and gas leasing of areas of the Outer Continental Shelf off the coast of South Carolina.

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Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (5R) (show)
Committees

House Natural Resources

Energy and Mineral Resources

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/15/2013--Introduced.
South Carolina Offshore Drilling Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior, when determining the areas off the coast of South Carolina that are to be made available for leasing under Final Outer Continental Shelf Oil & Gas Leasing Program (2012-2017), to: (1) consider the laws, goals, and policies of the state of South Carolina; and (2) focus upon areas considered to have the most geologically promising energy resources.

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