To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to place a ten-year moratorium on oil and gas preleasing, leasing, and related activities on the Outer Continental Shelf in the North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Straits of Florida planning areas and in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 8, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Jan 8, 2019
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H.R. 291 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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