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S. 2298: New England Coastal Protection Act

A bill to prohibit oil and gas leasing on the Outer Continental Shelf off the coast of New England.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sheldon Whitehouse

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Rhode Island. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jan 11, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Jan 11, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 11, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 11, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 2298 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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