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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 2, 2018
Length: 58 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on November 8, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
16 Cosponsors (14 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
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
What stakeholders are saying
Nov 3, 2017
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Nov 7, 2017
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources
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Nov 8, 2017
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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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