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Legislative History and Digest of S. 921


MINERALS MANAGEMENT SERVICE ORGANIC ACT

SPONSOR: Sen. Frank Murkowski (R-AK: Chairman, Energy and Natural Resources Committee)

INTRODUCED: June 14, 1995

COSPONSORS:
Sen Brown - 06/14/95
Sen Johnston - 06/14/95

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 s 921 , hit RUN QUERY, and choose the most recent version.

DIGEST (prepared by Congressional Research Service for bill as introduced): Minerals Management Service Organic Act - Establishes the Minerals Management Service within the Department of the Interior and under the charge of a Director who shall report to the Assistant Secretary for Land and Minerals Management. Directs the Service to: (1) promote and regulate the use of lands on the Outer Continental Shelf; and (2) administer a program for the collection, distribution, accounting for and auditing of revenues owed by holders of mineral leases on Federal, offshore, and Indian lands.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

Senate Action(s)

Jun 14, 95:
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Jun 15, 95:
Referred to Subcommittee on Forests and Public Lands.

(Source: Library of Congress)



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