Search Form
First, enter a politician or zip code
Now, choose a category

Key Votes

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

National Key Votes

Chris Van Hollen, Jr. voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Chris Van Hollen, Jr. made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

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

Skip to top
Back to top