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H.R. 3585: Bolstering Economies, Anglers, Coastal Habitats, Ecosystems and Security in Florida Act


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jun 27, 2019.


Bolstering Economies, Anglers, Coastal Habitats, Ecosystems and Security in Florida Act or the BEACHES in Florida Act

This bill prohibits oil and gas exploration and leasing on the Outer Continental Shelf off the coast of Florida.

Specifically, the bill establishes a moratorium through June 30, 2029, on oil and gas exploration and leasing in the (1) Straits of Florida Planning Area, and (2) South Atlantic Planning Area that is south of the northernmost lateral seaward administrative boundary of Florida. The bill also extends to June 30, 2029, the moratorium on oil and gas exploration and leasing in certain areas of the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida.