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

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jul 24, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

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


Jack Fields Jr.

Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district



Jul 24, 1986

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H.R. 5244 (99th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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