H.R. 5244 (99th): Offshore Energy Security Act of 1986

Jul 24, 1986 (99th Congress, 1985–1986)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Jack Fields Jr.
Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district
Related Bills
H.R. 1593 (100th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 1987


This bill was introduced on July 24, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jul 24, 1986
Referred to Committee Jul 24, 1986
Full Title

A bill providing for the orderly and timely development of critical energy resources on the United States Outer Continental Shelf.


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Offshore Energy Security Act of 1986 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to:
(1) establish a minimum bid of $25 or less per acre for the right to lease lands under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act;
(2) alter the royalty rate for new and existing leases in order to provide an economic stimulus to production; and
(3) offer for lease areas of the Outer Continental Shelf that constitute large economic units.
Establishes the National Offshore Vessel Operators Safety Advisory Committee to make recommendations to the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating regarding safety aspects of offshore oil, gas, and other mineral operations.

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