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H.R. 569 (117th): Defend our Coast Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 28, 2021 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 569

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 28, 2021

(for himself, Ms. Adams, Mr. Beyer, Mr. Brown, Mr. Connolly, Mrs. Luria, Mr. Price of North Carolina, Ms. Ross, and Mr. Scott of Virginia) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to withdraw the outer Continental Shelf in the Mid-Atlantic planning area from disposition, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Defend our Coast Act.

2.

Withdrawal from disposition of Mid-Atlantic outer Continental Shelf

Section 12 of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (43 U.S.C. 1341) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(g)

Withdrawal from disposition of Mid-Atlantic outer Continental Shelf

The Secretary may not issue a lease for the exploration, development, or production of oil or gas on the outer Continental Shelf in the Mid-Atlantic planning area.

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