US HB291 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-2)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Coastal Economies Protection Act This bill prohibits the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management from offering any tract for oil and gas leasing or preleasing until June 30, 2029, in the following areas: the North Atlantic planning area, the Mid-Atlantic planning area, the South Atlantic planning area, the Straits of Florida planning area, or the Eastern Gulf of Mexico planning area that is within 125 miles of the coastline of Florida.

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Coastal Economies Protection Act



2019-02-05HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
2019-01-10HouseSponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H372)
2019-01-08HouseReferred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
2019-01-08HouseIntroduced in House


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