HR 1890

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1890

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require, as a condition and term of any exploration plan or development and production plan submitted under that Act, that the applicant for the plan must submit an oil spill containment and clean-up plan capable of handling a worst-case scenario oil spill, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 12, 2011

Ms. TSONGAS introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to require, as a condition and term of any exploration plan or development and production plan submitted under that Act, that the applicant for the plan must submit an oil spill containment and clean-up plan capable of handling a worst-case scenario oil spill, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS OIL SPILL CONTAINMENT AND CLEAN-UP PLANS.

`SEC. 32. OIL SPILL CONTAINMENT AND CLEAN-UP PLANS.

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