HR 2150

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2150

To amend the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976 to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an expeditious program of competitive leasing of oil and gas in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, including at least one lease sale in the Reserve each year in the period 2011 through 2021, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 13, 2011

Mr. HASTINGS of Washington (for himself, Mr. YOUNG of Alaska, Mr. LAMBORN, Mr. BROUN of Georgia, Mr. GOSAR, Mr. FLORES, Mr. JOHNSON of Ohio, Mr. FLEMING, Mr. MCCLINTOCK, Mr. FLEISCHMANN, Mr. BISHOP of Utah, and Mr. SOUTHERLAND) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the Naval Petroleum Reserves Production Act of 1976 to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an expeditious program of competitive leasing of oil and gas in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, including at least one lease sale in the Reserve each year in the period 2011 through 2021, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. SENSE OF CONGRESS AND REAFFIRMING NATIONAL POLICY FOR THE NATIONAL PETROLEUM RESERVE IN ALASKA.

SEC. 3. NATIONAL PETROLEUM RESERVE IN ALASKA: LEASE SALES.

SEC. 4. NATIONAL PETROLEUM RESERVE IN ALASKA: PLANNING AND PERMITTING PIPELINE AND ROAD CONSTRUCTION.

SEC. 5. DEPARTMENTAL ACCOUNTABILITY FOR DEVELOPMENT.

SEC. 6. UPDATED RESOURCE ASSESSMENT.

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