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H.R. 1941: Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act

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To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior including in any leasing program certain planning areas, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Joe Cunningham

Sponsor. Representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2019
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Mar 28, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Sep 11, 2019

This bill passed in the House on September 11, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

rep Lieu celebrates house passage of offshore drilling ban
    — Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA33] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 12, 2019

Congressman Lowenthal Applauds Passage Of Bills Blocking Expansion Of Offshore Oil Drilling Nationwide
    — Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA47] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 11, 2019

HEAT Members Blast Democrats' Short-Sighted Energy Bills
    — Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC3] on Sep 12, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1941 will save $28 million through 2024.
Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1941 will save $28 million through 2024.

History

Mar 28, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jun 19, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jul 16, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Sep 5, 2019
 
On House Schedule

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Sep 11, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1941 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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