A bill to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to permanently prohibit the conduct of offshore drilling on the outer Continental Shelf in the Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, North Atlantic, and Straits of Florida planning areas.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 1, 2017
Length: 2 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on May 1, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Reed Urges RIers to Make Their Voices Heard Today on Trump Admin’s Proposed Offshore Drilling Plan”
— Sen. John “Jack” Reed [D-RI] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 28, 2018
Apr 22, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1042 (114th).
May 1, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 2, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1304.
S. 999 (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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