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S. 49 (115th): Alaska Oil and Gas Production Act

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A bill to provide a leasing program within the Coastal Plain, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Lisa Murkowski

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Alaska. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2017
Length: 23 pages
Jan 5, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Murkowski, Sullivan Introduce Bill to Allow Energy Production in 1002 Area of Arctic Coastal Plain
    — Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Sponsor) on Jan 5, 2017

Murkowski, Sullivan Introduce Bill to Allow Energy Production in 1002 Area of Arctic Coastal Plain
    — Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 5, 2017

McGovern: Speaker Ryan Breaks Promise of Fair and Open Process, Sets Record for Most Closed Year in Congressional History
    — Rep. James “Jim” McGovern [D-MA2] on Nov 7, 2017

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Jan 5, 2017

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

S. 49 (115th) was 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.

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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