H.R. 4978 (96th): A bill to establish minimum periods of time for the completion of the consultation procedure required by the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act in the case of permits related to drilling for oil or gas, and for other purposes.


Jul 26, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 26, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Treen
Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district

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7/26/1979--Introduced.Establishes, under the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, a limit of 60 days for the completion of consultations between applicants for a Federal permit or license required for drilling for ...

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Jul 26, 1979


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