S. 598 (113th): Deepwater Drilling Royalty Relief Prohibition Act


Mar 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Dianne Feinstein

Senior Senator from California



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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit royalty incentives for deepwater drilling, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/18/2013--Introduced.Deepwater Drilling Royalty Relief Prohibition Act - Prohibits the Secretary of the Interior from issuing any oil or gas lease sale under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act with royalty-based ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 18, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 598”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 338 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2011

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