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2015-10-24 House Journal

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2015-10-24                     House Journal                      Page 1339
HJR 4                                                                                                                         
A message dated September 1, 2015, was received stating the                                                                     
Governor read the following resolution and is transmitting the                                                                  
engrossed and enrolled copies to the Lieutenant Governor's office for                                                           
permanent filing:                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE CS FOR HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 4(RES)                                                                            
     Urging the United States Congress to provide a means for                                                                   
     consistently and equitably sharing with all oil and gas producing                                                          
     states adjacent to federal outer continental shelf areas a portion of                                                      
     revenue generated from oil and gas development on the outer                                                                
     continental shelf to ensure that those states develop necessary                                                            
     infrastructure to support outer continental shelf development and                                                          
     preserve environmental integrity; urging the United States                                                                 
     Congress to reject any proposal to divert or otherwise reduce                                                              
     revenue sharing to the coastal states and their political                                                                  
     subdivisions under the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of                                                               
     2006; and urging the President of the United States to direct, to                                                          
     the maximum extent possible, federal funds received from outer                                                             
     continental shelf development, and not dedicated to states or other                                                        
    federal programs, to federal infrastructure in the affected states.                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     Legislative Resolve No. 8