To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit oil-, gas-, and methane hydrate-related seismic activities in the North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Straits of Florida planning areas of the outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes.
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Jul 14, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 14, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 2 pages
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H.R. 5817 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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