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H.R. 4239 (115th): SECURE American Energy Act

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To distribute revenues from oil and gas leasing on the outer Continental Shelf to certain coastal States, to require sale of approved offshore oil and gas leases, to promote offshore wind lease sales, and to empower States to manage the development and production of oil and gas on available Federal land, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Steve Scalise

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 2, 2018
Length: 58 pages
Introduced
Nov 3, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 8, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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What legislators are saying

ICYMI: Bipartisan SECURE American Energy Act Advances to Markup
    — Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA1] (Sponsor) on Nov 7, 2017

Pearce amendment passes natural resources committee
    — Rep. Stevan “Steve” Pearce [R-NM2, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 8, 2017

Committee okays Kilili wind energy amendment
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP0] on Nov 9, 2017

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 4239 will add $778 million in new spending through 2027.

History

Nov 3, 2017
 
Introduced

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Nov 7, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Nov 8, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 2, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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H.R. 4239 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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