HR 1520

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1520

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require that oil and gas drilling and production operations on the outer Continental Shelf must have in place the best available technology for blowout preventers and emergency shutoff equipment, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 13, 2011

Mr. INSLEE (for himself, Mr. REICHERT, and Mr. YOUNG of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require that oil and gas drilling and production operations on the outer Continental Shelf must have in place the best available technology for blowout preventers and emergency shutoff equipment, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. EMERGENCY SHUTOFF SAFETY REQUIREMENTS.

SEC. 3. BEST AVAILABLE AND SAFEST TECHNOLOGY.

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