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HR 4761 - Deep Ocean Energy Resources Act of 2006 - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Mark Foley voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Placed on Calendar (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (232-187) - (Key vote)

Title: Deep Ocean Energy Resources Act of 2006

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that permanently bans drilling within 50 miles of the states' shore while opening the outer continental shelf for oil and natural gas exploration.

Highlights:
  • Bans offshore drilling within 50 miles of states, unless states petition the Interior Department to allow it (Sec. 8).
  • Opens offshore drilling between 50 and 100 miles, unless states petition the Interior Department to extend the moratorium (Sec. 8).
  • Opens offshore drilling beyond 100 miles at the discretion of the Interior Department.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Deep Ocean Energy Resources Act of 2006

Sponsors

  • Piyush Amrit 'Bobby' Jindal (LA - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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