HR 261

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 261

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the leasing of any area of the outer Continental Shelf for the exploration, development, or production of oil, gas, or any other mineral.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 11, 2011

Mr. PALLONE (for himself, Mr. GARAMENDI, and Ms. CASTOR of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the leasing of any area of the outer Continental Shelf for the exploration, development, or production of oil, gas, or any other mineral.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON LEASING OF OCS FOR EXPLORATION, DEVELOPMENT, OR PRODUCTION OF OIL, GAS, OR ANY OTHER MINERAL.

`SEC. 18. PROHIBITION ON LEASING OF OCS FOR EXPLORATION, DEVELOPMENT, OR PRODUCTION OF OIL, GAS, OR ANY OTHER MINERAL.

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