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H.R. 5577 (114th): Innovation in Offshore Leasing Act

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct offshore oil and gas lease sales through Internet-based live lease sales, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jun 24, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 6, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Garret Graves

Representative for Louisiana's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2016
Length: 7 pages

History

Jun 24, 2016
 
Introduced

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Jul 6, 2016
 
Considered by Energy and Mineral Resources

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Jul 12, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 13, 2016
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 6, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Sep 6, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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H.R. 5577 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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