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2015-11-03 House Journal

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HJR 301                                                                                                                       
The Resources Committee considered:                                                                                             
    HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 301                                                                                              
    Opposing the recent decisions to cancel future lease sales in the                                                           
    Chukchi and Beaufort Seas and to deny the suspension of Shell                                                               

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    and Statoil's leases; urging the United States Department of the                                                            
    Interior to continue to promote oil exploration in the Chukchi and                                                          
    Beaufort Seas; urging the United States Bureau of Safety and                                                                
    Environmental Enforcement to reconsider and approve requests                                                                
    from Shell and Statoil for lease suspensions in the Chukchi Sea                                                             
    Planning Area and Beaufort Sea Planning Area; and urging the                                                                
    ongoing efforts to develop offshore oil and gas in the Arctic Outer                                                         
    Continental Shelf.                                                                                                          
The report was signed by Representatives Nageak and Talerico, Co-                                                               
chairs, with the following individual recommendations:                                                                          
Do pass (3):  Herron, Nageak, Talerico                                                                                          
Do not pass (1):  Josephson                                                                                                     
No recommendation (3):  Olson, Seaton, Tarr                                                                                     
The following fiscal note(s) apply:                                                                                             
1.  Zero, Legislative Agency                                                                                                    
HJR 301 was referred to the Rules Committee for placement on the