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Legislative History and Digest of H.R. 1813


BILL NO: H.R. 1813 (104th CONGRESS, 1st SESSION)

OFFICIAL TITLE: A bill to establish a Minerals Management Service within the Department of the Interior, and for other purposes

SPONSOR: Rep. Ehrlich (R-MD)

DATE INTRODUCED: 06-09-95

BRIEF TITLE: Minerals Management Service Organic Act

COSPONSORS: 1 CURRENT COSPONSOR
As Introduced - Rep. Radanovich.

COMMITTEE/SUBCOMMITTEE REFERRAL:

06-09-95 House Committee on Resources.
06-13-95 Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

LEGISLATIVE ACTION:

06-09-95 Referred to House Committee on Resources.
06-13-95 Executive Comment Requested from Interior.
06-13-95 Referred to Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
03-07-96 Subcommittee Hearings Held.

COMPLETE BILL TEXT:
The complete bill text is available on Thomas: The Library of Congress Web Site. In Thomas, click on Full Text of Legislation, then 104th Congress Bills, then Search by Bill Number, type in hr 1813 , hit RUN QUERY, and choose the most recent version.

BILL DIGEST: June 9, 1995.

Minerals Management Service Organic Act - Establishes theMinerals Management Service within the Department of the Interiorand under the charge of a Director who shall report to theAssistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management. Directs theService to: (1) promote and regulate the use of lands on theOuter Continental Shelf; and (2) administer a program for thecollection, distribution, accounting for and auditing of revenuesowed by holders of mineral leases on federal, offshore and Indian lands.

(Source: Library of Congress)


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