S. 15: Protecting States’ Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act

A bill to amend the Mineral Leasing Act to recognize the authority of States to regulate oil and gas operations and promote American energy security, development, and job creation, and for other purposes.

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Jan 6, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jan 6, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on January 6, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Orrin Hatch

Senior Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2015
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Jan 6, 2015

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Reported by Committee

Passed Senate

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 15 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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