S. 1280: USE IT Act

A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish an annual production incentive fee with respect to Federal onshore and offshore land that is subject to a lease for production of oil or natural gas under which production is not occurring, and for other purposes.

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May 11, 2015


Referred to Committee on May 11, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 11, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Junior Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: May 11, 2015
Length: 3 pages


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May 11, 2015

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Reported by Committee

Passed Senate

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 1280 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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