HR 1664

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1664

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to modernize and enhance the Federal Government's response to oil spills, to improve oversight and regulation of offshore drilling, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 15, 2011

Mr. YOUNG of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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 and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to modernize and enhance the Federal Government's response to oil spills, to improve oversight and regulation of offshore drilling, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. OIL SPILL RESPONSE PLANS FOR DRILLING ON THE OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF.

`SEC. 32. OIL SPILL RESPONSE PLAN REQUIREMENTS.

SEC. 3. APPROVAL OF OIL SPILL RESPONSE PLANS.

SEC. 4. CONTAINMENT DEVICE OR BLOWOUT PREVENTER FAILURE.

SEC. 5. WATER QUALITY MONITORING.

SEC. 6. EXTENSION OF DEADLINE FOR REVIEW OF EXPLORATION PLAN.

SEC. 7. NATIONAL INCIDENT COMMANDER.

SEC. 8. CATEGORICAL EXCLUSIONS PROHIBITED.

SEC. 9. UPDATE OF NATIONAL CONTINGENCY PLAN.

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