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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 26, 2017
Length: 2 pages
What legislators are saying
“Smith Opposes Administrations Approval of Seismic Testing in the Atlantic”
— Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 4, 2018
Jul 14, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5817 (114th).
Apr 26, 2017
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Mar 7, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1606 (116th).
H.R. 2158 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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