S. 2715 (96th): A bill to develop new sources of oil and gas.


May 15, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 15, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Maurice “Mike” Gravel

Senator from Alaska


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

5/15/1980--Introduced.Requires that Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas lease sales in the Chukchi Sea and Bering Sea in western Alaska occur only after a coastal zone management plan has been ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 15, 1980

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2715”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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